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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 (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. References Bal, Mieke . Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 1992 . Ban Gu 班固 (1st...
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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 (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 (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. Copyright © 2019 Lingnan University 2019 Cold War Jin Yong martial arts cinema Cultural...
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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 (2021) 18 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2021
... .” In Queer Sinophone Cultures , edited by Howard Chiang and Ari Larissa Heinrich , 19 – 51 . New York : Routledge , 2017 . Chiang, Howard . “ Liberating Sex, Knowing Desire: Scientia Sexualis and Epistemic Turning Points in the History of Sexuality .” History of the Sciences 23 , no. 5...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 203–214.
Published: 01 March 2022
... intersectionality between ornamentality and polluting female sexuality. Through these telling historical precedents, Cheng expertly shows how Asiatic women's ornamentality works as a double-edged sword: “As a figure of artistic investment and racial denigration, the yellow woman bears the privileges as well...
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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): 244–255.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., this essay contends that it has been necessary for emerging scholarship on race to transcend this analogy in order to confront the persistence of anti-Black racism and contemporary environmental crisis. References Adams, Carol . The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Inquiry...
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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 (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
.... Yet in their pursuit of localized approaches to social identities and the discursive worlds that underwrite them, they are nevertheless in dialogue with a range of theoretical approaches—feminist studies, gender studies, sexuality studies, cultural studies, Sinophone studies, to name the most obvious...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 456–478.
Published: 01 October 2021
... University Press , 2005 . Chow, Rey . Primitive Passions: Visuality, Sexuality, Ethnography, and Contemporary Chinese Cinema . New York : Columbia University Press , 1995 . Dobozy, Tamas . “ The Writing of Trespass .” Canadian Literature , no. 218 ( 2013 ): 11 – 28 . Ghosh, Parimal...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... 55 Therefore, it is unfair of the commentator to accuse the two penetrators of being monopolizers, since after all, they share Ruxiu and allow the homoerotic public in the capital to enjoy his company as well, albeit not sexually. In fact, Zhongyu's and Minshu's exemption from both castration...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 174–196.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ways of talking, simply because ‘seeing’ carries with it the connotation of a demarcation of ontological boundaries between ‘self’ and ‘other,’ whether racial, social, or sexual.” 4 Like Bertolucci, Julien tackles the question of seeing modern China in a sympathetic, allegedly non-Western way, 5...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the world at leisure for months at a time, could “find themselves” as well as claim their sexuality outside of the confines of marriage. Feminist scholars like Shefali Chandra have noted the consumptive logics at the heart of such engagements: “Skillfully navigating between twentieth-century imperial...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 33–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Bailey has pointed out, a large number of banned book titles made reference to sex. 17 To this we can add that many of these titles referred especially to sexual adventures by women and that, without exception, the censors were all men (see fig. 13 ). figure 13 . Members of the Popular...
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