Embodied Modernities

Embodied Modernities

by Fran Frederick Martin

ISBN-10: 0824829638

ISBN-13: 9780824829636

Pub. Date: 05/30/2006

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

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University of Hawaii Press, The
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Table of Contents

Notes and Acknowledgments     vii
Thresholds of Modernity
Introduction to Part I     3
Bound to Be Represented: Theorizing/Fetishizing Footbinding     21
Male Love Lost: The Fate of Male Same-Sex Prostitution in Beijing in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries     42
Rewriting Sexual Ideals in Yesou puyan     60
Cross-Dressed Nation: Mei Lanfang and the Clothing of Modern Chinese Men     79
The Transgender Body in Wang Dulu's: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon     98
Contemporary Embodiments
Introduction to Part II     115
Post-Mao People's Republic of China
Souvenirs of the Organ Trade: The Diasporic Body in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Art     126
Sport, Fashion, and Beauty: New Incarnations of the Female Politician in Contemporary China     146
Sites of Transformation: The Body and Ruins in Zhang Yang's Shower     162
Contemporary Taiwan
Stigmatic Bodies: The Corporeal Qiu Miaojin     177
Informationalized Affect: The Body in Taiwanese Digital Video Puppetry and COSplay     195
Transnational incorporations in Hong Kong Cinema
Stellar Transit: Bruce Lee's Body or Chinese Masculinity in a Transnational Frame     218
Love in Ruins: Spectral Bodies in Wong Kar-wai's In the Mood for Love     235
Bibliography     253
Filmography     277
Contributors     279
Index     283

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