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Chiang, Howard

Transgender China

Chiang, Howard - Transgender China, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Imagining Transgender China
Howard Chiang

Part II. Trans Figurations of History

2. How China Became a “Castrated Civilization” and Eunuchs a “Third Sex”
Howard Chiang

3. Gendered Androgyny: Transcendent Ideals and Profane Realities in Buddhism, Classicism, and Daoism
Daniel Burton-Rose

4. The Androgynous Ideal in Scholar-Beauty Romances: A Historical and Cultural View
Zuyan Zhou

5. Transgenderism as a Heuristic Device: On the Cross-historical and Transnational Adaptations of the Legend of the White Snake

Alvin Ka Hin Wong

Part III. Trans Locations of Culture

6. Begin Anywhere: Transgender and Transgenre Desire in Qiu Miaojin’s Last Words from Montmartre (蒙馬牠遺書)
Larissa N. Heinrich

7. Trans on Screen
Helen Hok-Sze Leung

8. Writing the Body
Carlos Rojas

9. Performing Transgender Desire: Male Cross-Dressing Shows in Taiwan
Chao-Jung Wu

10. Transgenders in Hong Kong: From Shame to Pride
Pui Kei Eleanor Cheung

Part IV. Afterword

11. De/Colonizing Transgender Studies of China
Susan Stryker

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Cultural Anthropology, History of China, Asian History, Literature, general, Postcolonial/World Literature

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
313 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137082503
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34320-1

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