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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 (2020) 17 (2): 264–276.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Liang Shi Abstract At the turn of the twentieth century Chinese sexuality underwent a metamorphosis, resulting in the replacement of a rich indigenous discourse by imported Western theories. This article traces the evolution of a modern subject and episteme emerging from the historical...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 104–126.
Published: 01 March 2020
... by both commentators and practitioners. However, BL's increasing interweaving with homosexuality and sexual minorities in China requires scholars to reread and redefine BL practice in its Chinese context. This article discusses some of the recent transformations of the BL genre in China, examines...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 474–490.
Published: 01 September 2022
... ethnicity and nation. Ethnicity interacts with gender against sultry and desultory backgrounds, with improper patriotic or sexual tendencies attracting narrative punishment. Drawing on three pieces of his short fiction from the 1930s, this article argues that Hei Ying's theme of sexual temptation...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 115–135.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Shen's notion of the longue durée of biology and evolution debunks the transient zeitgeist of modern transformation and accelerations, propelled by the human domination of nature and alienation of the human body. Shen's portrayal of sexuality reasserts the reciprocity and entwinement of inner nature...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 408–431.
Published: 01 October 2019
... has generally been analyzed for its representation of (queer) sexuality, the essay shows that it is the Cultural Revolution and its Cold War legacies that explain the emergence of its main character. There are two separate political subtexts for the film: one is the Cultural Revolution...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2021
... historiography, as well as the shifting social structures of power that often condition and facilitate nonnormative expressions of gender and sexuality. Copyright © 2021 Lingnan University 2021 male homosexuality narrativity tanci queer literary tradition gender fluidity In the dynastic...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 215–223.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and racial hatred toward Asians have long been intertwined. Recent anti-Asian hate crimes surface the continuities in the targeting of Asians as a source of pollution and contagion, and in representations of Asian women as a source of sexual “temptation” that must be restricted, prohibited, or eliminated...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Paola Zamperini Abstract This article focuses on Eileen Chang's “Xinjing” to map and understand the ways in which the author depicts different types of emotional, erotic, sexual, and psychological flows and exchanges among parents, children, and their partners and spouses. “Xinjing” is here read...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 55–74.
Published: 01 December 2022
... appreciation of unconventional sexuality, affirming the biological and ecological union between inner and outer nature. To conclude, with its prescient critique of modern culture, urbanization, and alienation, Shen Congwen's work takes on refreshing ecological significance. Sensitive to how modern culture...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2021
...., 30. 26 Ibid. For his full discussion on Altman and Rofel, see ibid., the section titled “Epistemology, Chinese (Homo)sexual Identity, and Global Queer Studies,” esp. 27–28. 27 Ibid., 23. 28 Ibid., 28. 29 For more discussion, see Chiang, “Liberating Sex, Knowing Desire...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 203–214.
Published: 01 March 2022
... : 242 – 50 . Graziosi, Graig . “ Robert Aaron Long: Police Claim Georgia Suspect Said ‘Bad Day’ and Sex Addiction Led to Massage Parlour Murders .” Independent , March 17 , 2021 . https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/robert-aaron-long-georgia-shooting-sexual-racism-b1818532...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 217–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
... in such an ecocritical vein, we might even go on to construct an ecocritical tradition in Hong Kong 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...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 225–247.
Published: 01 March 2023
... issue of Chinese Literature Today . The starkest difference, in terms of diction, between the two translations is the rendering of the Chinese characters 睡你. The two characters literally mean “to sleep with you,” although 睡你 is more aggressive than 和你睡, as I shall explain later. Yet the sexual...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 244–255.
Published: 01 March 2021
...., xviii. 23 Jackson, Becoming Human , 10 . 24 Ibid., 11. 25 Bennett, Being Property Once Myself , 2 . 26 Ibid., 11; see also 9, 12. References Adams, Carol . The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Inquiry . London : Bloomsbury , 1990...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 167–180.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., white ethnonationalist ideologies, imagines Asian women as subservient and hypersexual individuals who are “naturally inclined to serve men sexually.” 18 While yellow fever is not a fetish exclusively among white men, it is a fact that “white men more often intermarry with Asian women” than they do...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 438–453.
Published: 01 September 2022
...-domesticated while still residing in a natural setting, Wang Dada's crocodiles have instead been thoroughly integrated into a profit-driven enterprise that profits from their presence and their bodies. While Shicai is at the base camp, his uncle often regales him with descriptions of his previous sexual...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 224–235.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., and imperialism reflected by the violence of this event. Stereotypes of Asian women as sexualized objects of desire can be traced to earlier Western cultural discourses of art, literature, and popular culture. As Anne Anlin Cheng writes in her study of Asiatic femininity, “She goes by many names: Celestial Lady...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of theoretical approaches—feminist studies, gender studies, sexuality studies, cultural studies, Sinophone studies, to name the most obvious. Taken together, these essays explore how queer formations intersect with heteronormative institutions and discourses in new and unexpected ways. One of the common...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 456–478.
Published: 01 October 2021
...) by the desire for access to that regime's power, especially its perception of threat (and desire for sexual conquest) of the native woman. This prompts a latent self-reflection on the narrator's own prefigured male Han exoticism toward the Southeast Asian woman. Ai Wu's seemingly immobilizing despair at his...
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