Wanton women in late-imperial Chinese literature : models, genres, subversions and traditions /

"The contributors to Wanton Women in Late-Imperial Chinese Literature: Models, Genres, Subversions and Traditions draw attention to 'wanton woman' themes across time as they were portrayed in court history (McMahon), fiction (Stevenson), drama (Lam, Wu), and songs and ballads (Ôki, E...

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Other Authors: Stevenson, Mark J. (Mark Jeffrey) (Editor), Wu, Cuncun (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]
Series:Women and gender in China studies ; volume 8
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • The polyandrous empress : imperial women and their male favorites / Keith McMahon
  • The male homoerotic wanton woman in late Ming fiction / Mark Stevenson
  • Musical seductresses, chauvinistic men, and their erotic Kunqu discourse / Joseph Lam
  • Late Ming urban life and wanton women in Huang Fangyin's short plays / Wu Cuncun
  • Wanton, but not bad : women in Feng Menglong's Mountain songs / Yasushi Oki
  • Turning the authorial table : women writing wanton women, shame, and jealousy in two Qing tanci / Maram Epstein
  • Gossip, scandal, and the wanton woman in Chinese song-cycles / Anne McLaren.