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Informed by queer and feminist theories, this book offers a critical and historical reinterpretation of theatrical cross-dressing in Chinese culture embodied in various discourses, texts and artifacts from the eighth century to the present time.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. p. vii
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-7
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  1. Note on Translation and Romanization
  2. pp. 9-11
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  1. Prologue
  2. p. 13
  1. Chapter One. Lu Xun's Straight Words and The Queer World of Chinese Opera
  2. pp. 15-26
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  1. History
  2. p. 27
  1. Chapter Two. A Theatre of Cross-Dressing: A Revisionist History
  2. pp. 29-64
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  1. Text
  2. p. 65
  1. Chapter Three. A Theatre of Desire: The Concubine and the Hegemon King
  2. pp. 67-81
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  1. Chapter Four. (Cross-)Dressing Up to Power: Woman Warriors
  2. pp. 83-107
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  1. Chapter Five. Un/Queering The Latently Queer and Transgender Performance: The Butterfly Lover(s)
  2. pp. 109-134
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  1. Artifact
  2. p. 135
  1. Chapter Six. The Crisis of Gender Representation: The Yuan Theatre Mural
  2. pp. 137-152
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  1. Acting
  2. p. 153
  1. Chapter Seven. Gender and Performance: Crossing Reality/Fiction and Acting the Other Sex
  2. pp. 155-169
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  1. Body
  2. p. 171
  1. Chapter Eight. Aesthetics and Politics of the Performing Body: Female Scholar and Male Queen
  2. pp. 173-189
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  1. Chapter Nine. "The Last Female Impersonator": Wen Ruhua and His Aesthetics of Male Transvestism
  2. pp. 191-213
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 215-217
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 219-246
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 247-280
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 281-290
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 291-294
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882200937
Related ISBN
9789622096035
MARC Record
OCLC
665357085
Pages
316
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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