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Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

E. Elena Songster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Panda Nation links the emergence of the giant panda as a national symbol to the development of nature protection in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), 1949-present. The panda’s transformation into ... More


The Happy Hsiungs: Performing China and the Struggle for Modernity

Diana Yeh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208173
eISBN:
9789888268597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208173.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

“Try Something Different. Something Really Chinese“ The Happy Hsiungs recovers the lost histories of Shih-I and Dymia Hsiung, two once highly visible, but now largely forgotten Chinese writers in ... More


Coda: The Literary Advantage

Phillip Brian Harper

in Abstractionist Aesthetics: Artistic Form and Social Critique in African American Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479865437
eISBN:
9781479808878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479865437.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The coda compares narrative strategies in Lee Daniels’s 2009 film Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire with those in the 1996 source work in order to show that abstractionist disruption is ... More


The Male Romance

in The Libertine's Friend: Homosexuality and Masculinity in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226857923
eISBN:
9780226857954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226857954.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the depiction of male romance in pornographic fiction of late Imperial China. It explains that male love had a central place in the 1792 romantic classic The Red Chamber Dream, ... More


Staging China, Excising the Chinese: Lady Precious Stream and the Darker Side of Chinoiserie

Diana Yeh

in British Modernism and Chinoiserie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748690954
eISBN:
9781474422185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690954.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines the production and reception of Lady Precious Stream by Shih-I Hsiung in the context of British sinophilia in the early twentieth century. This at once comprised a fascination ... More


What Is There to Talk About?: Twenty-First-Century Girl Films

Sarah Projansky

in Spectacular Girls: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770214
eISBN:
9780814764794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770214.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter continues the overview of contemporary representations of girls by focusing on girl films during the first decade of the twenty-first century. There are four girl films that elicited the ... More


The Otherworldliness of the Courtesan

Keith McMahon

in Polygamy and Sublime Passion: Sexuality in China on the Verge of Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833763
eISBN:
9780824870805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833763.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter defines the otherworldly qualities of the man's relationship with the courtesan in the historical context of the Opium War and after. The courtesan is a special form of the remarkable ... More


Nation Building and the Nature of Communist Conservation

E. Elena Songster

in Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Through a thorough examination of government policies from the 1950s and 1960s, this chapter demonstrates a shift in the Chinese governmental view of nature. Nature had been seen alternately as ... More


The Winding Road to Wanglang: Creating a Panda Reserve

E. Elena Songster

in Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This study moves to the local level to offer a close investigation of just how the national nature protection policy, examined in Chapter 2, was implemented on the ground. The Wanglang Reserve, in ... More


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