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Teachers of the Inner Chambers: Women and Culture in Seventeenth-Century China


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Januar 1995

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Rejecting both popular image and accepted Western and Chinese scholarship on the status of women in premodern China, this pathbreaking work argues that literate gentrywomen in seventeenth-century Jiangnan were far from being oppressed or silenced. The author reconstructs the social, emotional, and intellectual worlds of these women from the interstices between ideology, practice, and self-perception.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction: gender and the politics of Chinese history; Part I. Social and Private Histories: 1. In the floating world: women and commercial publishing; 2. The enchantment of love in The Poetry Pavilion; Part II. Womanhood: 3. Margins of domesticity: enlarging the women's sphere; 4. Talent, virtue, and beauty: rewriting womanhood; Part III. Women's culture: 5. Domestic communities: male and female domains; 6. Social and public communities: genealogies across time and space; 7. Transitory communities: courtesan, wife, and professional artist; Epilogue; Reference matter; Notes; Index.
EAN: 9780804723596
ISBN: 0804723591
Untertitel: Anniversary. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: STANFORD UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1995
Seitenanzahl: 416 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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