6 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white tables, 6 black & white halftones
Table Of Contents
Introduction, Ya-chen Chen Part I: New Modern Women in China 1. The Idea of Human Equality and the Early Republican Era, Daniel C. Palm 2. Fashion and Freedom: A Textual Analysis of Chinese Women from 1911 to 2011, Garrick Harden and Chiung-fang Chang 3. Revolutionary Femininity in Performance: Female Characters in Beijing Opera Model Plays during China's Cultural Revolution, Xing Fan 4. Pygmalion in China, Valerie Levan 5. The White Snake in Modern China, Liang Luo 6. Gendering of Historiography: the Pregnant Nude and Photographic Representation, Shuqin Cui Part II: New Modern Chinese Women with Overseas Experience 7. Forges for Change: Overseas Education for Chinese Women at the Turn of the Republican Period in China, Linda H. Chiang 8. Taiwan's First Female Overseas Student as an American Attorney: My Career Stories and Fighting Spirit, Marian S. K Ming 9. The Image of the Traveling Mother in Eileen Chang's The Fall of the Pagoda and The Book of Change, Jie Guo 10. New Modern Chinese Women in the United States, Ya-chen Chen Part III: Queer Issues in New Modern Chinese Gender Politics 11. Demystifying Heteronormality: Homosexuality from China's Past and Beyond, Tiantian Zheng 12. Chinese GBT Socio-culturally Situated in Confucian Gender Ethics: Farewell My Concubine since the Late Qing Dynasty, Ya-chen Chen 13. Cinematic Visualization of Spiritual Lesbianism in Monika Treut's Ghosted: Countering the Essentialist Concerns about Li Ang's Literary Works, Ya-chen Chen
Chen Ya-chen is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Weatherhead East Asian Studies Institute, Columbia University, USA.