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Sexology

Wenqing Kang

in Obsession: Male Same-Sex Relations in China, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099807
eISBN:
9789882207233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099807.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at the content of various Western sexological writings about homosexuality. The dissemination of this new knowledge across China meant that attention shifted toward sexual ... More


Pleasures of the Perverse: Male-Male Sexuality in Early Twentieth-Century Popular Discourse

Gregory M. Pflugfelder

in Cartographies of Desire: Male-Male Sexuality in Japanese Discourse, 1600-1950

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520209091
eISBN:
9780520940871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209091.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The sexological idiom made it possible to describe “same-sex love” to the corners of the external world, in keeping with the principle that the domain of the natural law, and consequently of ... More


Introduction

Amy Sueyoshi

in Queer Compulsions: Race, Nation, and Sexuality in the Affairs of Yone Noguchi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834975
eISBN:
9780824870683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834975.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines the confluence of race, sexuality, gender, and nation in the intimate relationships of Yone Noguchi. From his expression of impassioned love to Charles Warren Stoddard to his ... More


Uninscribing the Adolescent Body: Aesthetic Resistance in Taruho’s Writing

Jeffrey Angles

in Writing the Love of Boys: Origins of Bish nen Culture in Modernist Japanese Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669691
eISBN:
9781452947037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669691.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores Inagaki Taruho’s life and work. It examines the depiction of shōnen’ai (the love of young boys) in Taruho’s early writing from the 1920s and its relation to his aesthetic ... More


Introduction

Axel Nissen

in Manly Love: Romantic Friendship in American Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226586663
eISBN:
9780226586687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226586687.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book aims to offer a better understanding of representations of love between men in the nineteenth-century United States. To do so, it places the text in a wider cultural and historical context ... More


Eros Transformed: Same-Sex Love and Divine Desire: Reflections on the Erotic Vocabulary in St. Gregory of Nazianzus’s Speech on St. Basil the Great

Jostein Børtnes

in Greek Biography and Panegyric in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223882
eISBN:
9780520925052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223882.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the issues of same-sex love and divine desire in Gregory of Nazianzus' funeral oration for Basil of Caesarea. It suggests that Gregory's understanding of friendship as a ... More


Epilogue

Amy Sueyoshi

in Queer Compulsions: Race, Nation, and Sexuality in the Affairs of Yone Noguchi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834975
eISBN:
9780824870683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834975.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This epilogue traces the lives of Yone Noguchi, Léonie Gilmour, and Ethel Armes after Charles Warren Stoddard's death and highlights Noguchi's personal rather than literary significance in bohemian ... 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


The Rilke Alphabet

Ulrich Baer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256280
eISBN:
9780823261338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Rilke Alphabet examines key terms in Rilke’s poetry, letters and prose to reveal major themes in his work, such as love, death, immanence, beauty, art, faith, suffering, hope. The book examines ... More


Introduction: Homosexual Bodies/Embodied Homosexuality

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book explores manifestations of same-sex love and attraction in the popular music landscape of contemporary Russia by focusing on performers, songs, spectacles, and audiences that in many ways ... More


Urban Avenues to Love

Tyler Carrington

in Love at Last Sight: Dating, Intimacy, and Risk in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917760
eISBN:
9780190917791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917760.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The modern city presented an alluring array of new avenues to love and intimacy that had not existed in the small towns that dominated the nineteenth century, and a great many maverick Berliners, ... More


Representational Appropriation and the Autonomy of Desire in Yaoi/BL

Ishida Hitoshi

in Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461190
eISBN:
9781626740662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461190.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the ways in which critical issues of representational appropriation are belittled by way of both apologetic gesture and shielding. This chapter's analysis is twofold: while ... More


“Our Love Was Not Enough”: Queering Gender, Cultural Belonging, and Desire in Contemporary

Sandra Chatterjee and Cynthia Ling Lee

in Queer Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199377329
eISBN:
9780199377350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377329.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This essay recounts and analyzes the Post Natyam Collective’s process of creating the contemporary abhinaya work, “rapture/rupture.” Working in a feedback loop between theory and practice, it ... More


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