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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Zhaokun Xin Abstract Li Yu's two huaben stories, “A Male Mencius's Mother Raises Her Son Properly by Moving House Three Times” and “House of Gathered Refinements,” stand out from the writer's brief yet highly novel dabbling in the genre thanks to their similar concern with male same-sex desire...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Jie Guo Abstract Reading the Taiwanese author Wu Jiwen's 1996 novel Fin-de-siècle Boylove Reader (Shijimo shaonian’ai duben), this essay considers the age-old figure of the male dan and the critical role it played in the emerging gay scene in the Sinophone world at the turn of the twenty-first...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Li Guo Abstract This essay offers a study of male homoeroticism in an unconventional and yet seminal nineteenth-century woman-authored tanci work, Fengshuangfei 鳳雙飛 (Phoenixes Flying Together; preface dated 1899) by Cheng Huiying 程蕙英 (before 1859–after 1899). Perhaps the only tanci known today...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 104–126.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Xi Tian Abstract Originating in Japan, “boys love” (BL) manga and fiction that focus on romantic or homoerotic male-male relationships are considered by most of their writers, readers, and scholars to be primarily by women and for women and are purposely differentiated from gay fiction and manga...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 49–69.
Published: 01 March 2021
...” social commentary on aspects of Chinese nationalism that conflicted with the Kuomintang's military masculinities. Love Eterne features dual layers of male impersonations: diegetically, the female character Zhu Yingtai masquerades as a man to attend school with other men; nondiegetically, the actress Ling...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 264–276.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., in new Western terms, as decadent, immoral, and disgraceful. The study analyzes indigenous terms such as mojing 磨鏡 (mirror rubbing) and nanfeng 男風 (male wind) and compares them with their replacements, for example, tongxing'ai 同性愛 and tongxinglian 同性戀 (homosexuality), to illuminate the differences...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Desires in Li Yu's 李漁 (1610–1680) Two Huaben Stories on Male Homoeroticism,” by Zhaokun Xin (hereafter “Two Huaben Stories”), and “Hybrid Subjects, Fluid Bonds: Envisioning the Early Modern Queer in Two Phoenixes Flying Together ,” by Li Guo (hereafter “Hybrid Subjects”), enrich our understanding...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 217–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
... literature. The second cluster, “Mapping the Taxonomies of Same-Sex Sexuality,” consists of two articles that complement each other in both chronology and theme. Liang Shi's article traces the evolving perceptions of male-male sexuality from antiquity through the early Republican period, as reflected...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 170–187.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... In the World Park, Tao works as a dance performer, and Taisheng, as a security guard. 16 It is through this young couple that the other characters, such as Tao's ex-boyfriend Liangzi; Tao's friends Wei (female), Niü (male), Youyou (female), Yanqing (female), Qiuping (female), and Anna (female...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 201–204.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Gazetteer of Qu County) records Wang's criticism of the inequality in the length of the mourning period for male and female spouses. Widmer speculates that this suggests “a hint of generalized feminist awareness that ties in with the emerging discourse of the late Qing” (50). Wang's experiences...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 277–297.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and religious regimes he describes also had a global reach. China, for instance, has a well-documented history of male same-sex practices dating back centuries, but these practices became increasingly regulated during the late Qing and early Republican period, when same-sex behavior began to appear in legal...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 320–345.
Published: 01 October 2019
... understandings of the “indigenist-environmentalist alliance,” 4 and the radical nonattachment inherent in shamanism and Tibetan/Mongolian Buddhism. One way to illustrate ecology as method is to compare diverse ontologies of similar ecosystems, in this case analyzing fiction set in IMAR by three male...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 456–471.
Published: 01 October 2019
...: If same-sex marriage were to be legalized, should same-sex couples' memorial tablets be inscribed with same-sex binomes such as kaokao or bibi , should their obituaries refer to them as “daughter-in-law” or “son-in-law,” and at weddings should they be referred to as “bride and groom” or as “male person...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 33–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
... nudes and seminudes. The presence of nude images and the various appeals to the male gaze are in part responsible for a long-held belief by the few scholars who have looked at Meiyu that it was not a women's journal at all, that Gao Jianhua was a “front,” and that all contributions signed...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 174–196.
Published: 01 March 2019
... goddess who is believed to fly over the sea and rescue fishermen in danger. 23 Mazu's flight thus brings the viewer from the dark, drab scene of Morecambe Bay to an idyllic landscape of rural south China in a segment titled “The Tale of Yishan Island.” Here, Mazu hovers above a group of male laborers...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2020
... speaks volumes about the meanings attached to female sexuality. Buddhism, even more firmly than Confucian values, creates the possibility of inscribing the female body as the dark side of male sexuality and sexual desire. Better yet, together with Confucian norms of gender and patrilineal descent...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 236–259.
Published: 01 October 2019
... proposed marriage to a male reader who wrote to him posing as a Catholic schoolgirl. 16 In Chang's novel, the fictional T'ang Ku-wu (possibly a fictional version of Zhou Shoujuan 周瘦鵑 [1895−1968], the editor who helped Chang get her literary start) is a stand-in for an actual generation of market...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 298–325.
Published: 01 October 2020
... on becoming physically intimate with him. 38 Sophia fantasizes for precisely this to happen to her, though in her case she longs in turn for men and for women. 39 Unlike many of Pu Songling's male characters, however, for much of the story Sophia waits in vain: “But he didn't come. I guess that things...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 210–234.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and multiculturalism. In the ending, one black man (Adrian Helmsley, chief science adviser to the US president, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor) and one black woman (Laura Wilson, the US president's daughter, played by Thandie Newton) win support from global national leaders to defeat a white male villain (Carl Anheuser...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 408–431.
Published: 01 October 2019
... cultural coup, turning Asia into one of the most iconic and celebrated queer figures in Chinese-language cinema. Instead of a debased male homosexual, Asia in the film version—portrayed by the talented and scene-stealing actress Brigitte Lin Ching-Hsia 林青霞 (1954–)—is a self-affirming transgender woman who...