Obsession, 1st Edition

  • Wenqing Kang
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  • ISBN-10: 9888052616
  • ISBN-13: 9789888052615
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 191 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released November 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Acknowledgements.
Introduction.
1: The Language of Male Same-Sex Relations in China.
2: Emperor/Male Favorite Relations.
3: Pi (obsession) and the Western Modern Concept of Homosexuality.
4: Renyao (freak, fairy, or human prodigy).
5: Sexology.
6: The Debate on Tongxing’ai (Homosexuality or Same-Sex Love).
7: Detecting Homosexuality.
8: Sexological Reinterpretations of Same-Sex Relations Documented in Chinese Historical Records.
9: Literary Intimacies.
10: Yu Dafu.
11: Huang Shenzhi and Ye Dingluo.
12: Guo Moruo.
13: Ye Lingfeng.
14: Tabloid Sex and Cultural Conservatives.
15: The Jingbao and Its Writers.
16: The issue of female same-sex relations and meaning of jian (姦).
17: Male Homoerotic Relations of Political Figures.
18: Foreigners and Male Same-Sex Rape.
19: Male Prostitution.
20: Actors and Patrons.
21: Peking Opera and Xianggong.
22: A Sexual or Social Relationship?.
23: The Fall of Xianggong Popularity.
24: Positive Representations of the Actor-literati Relationship in the Past.
25: Negative Representations of the Actor-Official Relationship of the Time.
26: Jokes and Casual Comments on the Actor-Official Relationship.
27: Desexualizing the Actor-Official/Literati Relationship.
28: Heterosexualization of the Dan Actors.
Conclusion.
Notes.
Bibliography.
Index.