Embodied modernities : corporeality, representation, and Chinese cultures (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Embodied modernities : corporeality, representation, and Chinese cultures

Author: Fran Martin; Larissa Heinrich
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Facilitating dialogue between fields as diverse as the history of science, literary studies, diaspora studies, cultural anthropology, and contemporary Chinese film and cultural studies, this work addresses contemporary Chinese embodiments as they are represented textually and as part of everyday life practices.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Embodied modernities.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)646885796
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fran Martin; Larissa Heinrich
ISBN: 0824829638 9780824829636
OCLC Number: 62896460
Description: vi, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Thresholds of modernity --
Introduction to part I / Larissa Heinrich and Fran Martin --
Bound to be represented : theorizing/fetishizing footbinding / Angela Zito --
Male love lost : the fate of male same-sex prostitution in Beijing in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Cuncun Wu and Mark Stevenson --
Rewriting sexual ideals in Yesou puyan / Maram Epstein --
Cross-dressed nation : Mei Lanfang and the clothing of modern Chinese men / John Zou --
The transgender body in Wang Dulu's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon / Tze-Ian D. Dang --
II. Contemporary embodiments --
Introduction to part II --
Post-Mao People's Republic of China --
Souvenirs of the organ trade : the diasporic body in contemporary Chinese literature and art / Larissa Heinrich --
Sport, fashion, and beauty : new incarnations of the female politician in contemporary China / Louise Edwards --
Sites of transformation : the body and ruins in Zhang Yang's Shower --
Contemporary Taiwan --
Stigmatic bodies : the corporeal Qiu Miaojin / Fran Martin --
Informationalized affect : the body in Taiwanese digital video puppetry and COSplay / Teri Silvio --
Transnational incorporations in Hong Kong cinema --
Stellar transit : Bruce Lee's body or Chinese masculinity in a transnational frame / Chris Berry --
Love in ruins : spectral bodies in Wong Kar-wai's In the Mode for Love / Olivia Khoo.
Responsibility: edited by Fran Martin and Larissa Heinrich.
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