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By Mark Stevenson,Cuncun Wu

Bringing jointly over sixty pre-modern chinese language basic resources on same-sex hope in English translation, Homoeroticism in Imperial China is a massive addition to the becoming box of the comparative heritage of sexuality and gives a window onto the continual cultural relevance of same-sex hope in chinese language history.

Negotiating what could be a demanding sector for either experts and non-specialists alike, this sourcebook provides:

  • accurate translations of key unique extracts from classical Chinese

  • concise reasons of the context and value of every entry

  • translations which look after the cultured caliber of the unique sources

An authoritative and good organised consultant and advent to the unique chinese language assets, this sourcebook covers histories and philosophers, poetry, drama (including entire plays), fiction (including 4 entire brief tales and entire chapters from longer novels) and miscellanies. every one of those sections are organised chronologically, and in addition to the final creation, brief introductions are supplied for every style and resource.

Revealing what's a remarkably subtle and complicated literary culture, Homoeroticism in Imperial China is a necessary sourcebook for college kids and students of Imperial chinese language heritage and tradition and sexuality studies.

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