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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): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2021
... understanding of the dynamic textual spaces that harbor same-sex intimacies, erotic desires, and clandestine longings in vernacular traditions. Narratives of male intimacy, camaraderie, and homosexual love in Cheng's text facilitate the construction of queer subjectivities through character focalization...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Precious Mirror ), Wu also resorts to the world of xianggong to explore male same-sex desires and relations. The question here is not whether these fin de siècle invocations of the figure of the dan actor or his modern reincarnations truthfully capture the past or not. Rather, it would be more...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 264–276.
Published: 01 October 2020
... . London : Hakluyt Society , 1953 . Pu Songling 蒲松齡 . Liaozhai zhiyi 聊齋誌異 [ Strange Tales from Make-Do Studio ], 2 vols. Hong Kong : Shangwu yinshu guan , 1963 . Sang, Tze-lan . The Emerging Lesbian: Female Same-Sex Desire in Modern China . Chicago : University of Chicago Press...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 277–297.
Published: 01 October 2020
... are positioned and thereby to narrativize the subject's own identity. Copyright © 2020 Lingnan University 2020 same-sex desire Dung Kai-Cheung Chiu Miao-Chin Chu T'ien-wen Wang Xiaobo Homosexuality appeared as one of the forms of sexuality when it was transposed from the practice of sodomy...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to after 1899) tanci Fengshuangfei 鳳雙飛 (Two Phoenixes Flying Together; 1899). All three of these narratives engage male same-sex relations against a spectrum of male-male interaction, pitting the agency—sexual and otherwise—of the most beautiful and most vulnerable heroes (You Ruilang 尤瑞郎 and Quan Ruxiu...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 225–247.
Published: 01 March 2023
...), and to lay (Xinlu Yan); Dian Li rendered the line as “sex is almost the same [whether on top or at the bottom].” 25 The proliferation of translations perhaps points to the various considerations that a translator entertains in order to bridge the linguistic and cultural terms through which translation...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of “Xinjing,” which may help answer the two questions raised earlier: what is so compelling about narratives of filiality in Chinese literature in this period, and how these narratives intersect with love, sex, desire, and passion, inside and outside the family in Chang's oeuvre. Figure 1...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 115–135.
Published: 01 March 2019
... out with the tofu seller and install themselves for months on end across the street from the girl's house, they set their eyes on those two white dogs and their mistress by following their “instinctive desires” (256). This vignette of “sex in the haystack” in broad daylight recalls the exuberant...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 55–74.
Published: 01 December 2022
... could wrap our feet.” 64 The foot solders get a chance to wash their feet “in the same basin as the battalion commander,” a liberty against military discipline (253). The love narrative begins when the two soldiers spot the local girl who is “an angel on earth.” Their animalistic desire associated...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 33–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
... [ Lu Xun at the Popular Education Research Association ]. In Zhongguo xiandai wenxueshi zhaji 中國現代文學史札記 [ Notes on the History of Modern Chinese Literature ], 11 – 38 . Shanghai : Shanghai wenyi chubanshe , 1984 . Sang, Tze-lan Deborah . The Emerging Lesbian: Female Same-Sex Desire...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 104–126.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and in which characters live beyond real-life restrictions of sexual orientation and gender identity. Thus the recent homosexualization of BL, by including discussions on homosexuality, rotten girls' “rotten” assumptions about gays and their lives, depictions of safe same-sex activity, historical facts...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 224–235.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., specifically with the erasure of precarity shouldered by working-class women without US citizenship, living and working in close proximity to the sex industry. Following the Atlanta shootings, in mainstream English-language media, first-person accounts of the experiences of Asian American women largely...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 170–187.
Published: 01 March 2021
... mapping, I also attend to his engagement with the block structure. According to my analysis, this block structure has two variations: the first includes several connected stories in different geographical areas whereas the second comprises several unconnected stories in the same physical region. More...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 215–223.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., and in representations of Asian women as a source of sexual “temptation” that must be restricted, prohibited, or outright eliminated. At the same time, US soldiers' experiences with “R & R” in Asia-Pacific theaters of war, along with the growth of sex work surrounding US military bases in the region, perpetuated...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 298–325.
Published: 01 October 2020
... or encountered before. Ding Ling uses these intertexts to shed light on Sophia's negotiations with the New Woman's identity, as well as with the medium of the written word. At the same time, Sophia's diary is perennially in dialogue with anticipated readers or interlocutors. The story's thematization of reading...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 49–69.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to the breadth of queerness in studies on the cinematic performance of same-sex subjectivities and invites new understandings of queer performance in Love Eterne as a vehicle that can inspire alternative imaginings of gendered selfhoods and nations. Copyright © 2021 Lingnan University 2021 Huangmei...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 17–34.
Published: 01 December 2022
... differences, “men and women are the same in being endowed by Heaven with natural rights” (125). As yin to yang, women are free and equal with men, and two sexes are complementary and reciprocal. The equality of women suggests that they embody the primordial affinities between human and nature and symbolize...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 454–473.
Published: 01 September 2022
... account on popular theater, same-sex attraction was described more covertly through an anecdote of a popular actress of male roles who captured the hearts and wallets of her female fanbase (cf. Nio, Sastera Indonesia-Tionghoa , 140 ). 8 Paradijs Boekoe sair “park,” 16. 7 Cohen...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 89–113.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., but some of them could even get money out of the girls. Such sharp differences would definitely arouse aversions and jealousy among patrons. On the other hand, young actors themselves were often sex objects for male sodomites. Sleeping with actors would thus ruin the reputation of a courtesan for being...
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