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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 201–204.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and viewpoint, Widmer argues, clearly influenced her sons' attitudes on gender. In chapter 3, the focus shifts to Zhan Xi, whose literary works reflect his family's experiences, including those of the Taiping Rebellion. Hualiu shenqing zhuan 花柳深情傳 (Love among the Courtesans), a novel he wrote...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 89–113.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Zhesheng 歐陽哲生 , 4 : 405 – 12 . Beijing : Beijing daxue chubanshe , 1998 . Hung, Eva. “ The World of the Shanghai Courtesans .” In Han Bangqing, The Sing-Song Girls of Shanghai , 535 – 54 . New York : Columbia University Press , 2005 . James, Henry . “ Author's Preface...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 285–288.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... Given the literary kinship of utopia and science fiction, scholars of both genres will find the book's take on genre illuminating. Andolfatto distinguishes late Qing utopian fiction from other popular genres (court-case fiction, courtesan novels, science fiction, etc.) by characterizing...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2021
... was not without stigma, it had also been surrounded by aura. Indeed, appreciation for beautiful and talented actors—as well as courtesans—was part of late imperial literati culture. For example, as Sophie Volpp tells us, at the Qing scholar Mao Xiang's 冒襄 (1611–1693) estate, “celebrated courtesans and actors...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 366–384.
Published: 01 October 2021
.../0097700418757218 . Yasumoto, Minoru . “ Lu Yao wenxue zhong de guanjian ci: Jiaocha didai ” 路遙文學中的關鍵詞: 交叉地帶 [ Key Term in Lu Yao's Writings: Intersection ]. Xiaoshuo pinglun , no. 1 ( 1999 ): 91 – 96 . Zeitlin, Judith T. “ ‘Notes of Flesh’: The Courtesan's Song in Seventeenth-Century China...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 298–325.
Published: 01 October 2020
... memoir Fusheng liuji when she hints that Sophia, Ling Jishi, and Yun(jie) might form a triangle. Yun, Sophia's girlfriend, is a homophonic reference (same pronunciation, different name) to Shen Fu's wife, who, he claimed in Fusheng liuji , died of love for the courtesan Han Yuan after failing...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and that homoerotic sensibilities were often associated with “performance/prostitution professions: courtesans, entertainers and prostitutes.” 37 Phoenixes Flying Together nevertheless relegates nanse to a higher status and demonstrates it as a form of sexuality outside heteronormative definitions. When Lord Mu...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 326–352.
Published: 01 October 2020
... yearning for power and progress on the other. The steamboat, which replaces the courtesan house or the restaurant as the social arena for the banquet, takes on a contrastive meaning (and nicely parallels the speedy automobile on land at the beginning). The vessel's speed and power appear less as emblems...