ISBN-10:
0521806216
ISBN-13:
9780521806213
Pub. Date:
12/09/2010
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Theorising Chinese Masculinity: Society and Gender in China / Edition 1

Theorising Chinese Masculinity: Society and Gender in China / Edition 1

by Kam Louie

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ISBN-13: 9780521806213
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/09/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introducing wen-wu: towards a definition of Chinese masculinity; 2. Portrait of the God of War Guan Yu: sex, politics and wu masculinity; 3. Confucius as sage, teacher, businessman: transformations of the wen Icon; 4. Scholars and intellectuals: representations of wen masculinity past and present; 5. The working-class hero: images of wu in traditional and Post-Mao fiction; 6. Women's voices: the ideal 'woman's man' in the twentieth century; 7. Lao She's The Two Mas and foreign wives: constructing wen masculinity for the modern world; 8. Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Chow Yun Fat: internationalising wu masculinity; 9. Wen-wu reconstructed: Chinese masculinity hybridised and globalised; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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