The Culture of Sex in Ancient China
The subject of sex was central to early Chinese thought. Discussed openly and seriously as a fundamental topic of human speculation, it was an important source of imagery and terminology that informed the classical Chinese conception of social and political relationships. This sophisticated and long-standing tradition, however, has been all but neglected by modern historians. In The Culture of Sex in Ancient China, Paul Rakita Goldin addresses central issues in the history of Chinese attitudes toward sex and gender from 500 B.C. to A.D. 400.
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Moreover , the envoi explains unmistakably that the many appearances of “ beauty ” * in the poem are intended to have moral and political overtones . 121 The speaker's own beauty lies in the fact that he alone is capable of effecting ...
However , it is one's inner power that attracts others , not one's physical beauty . If the inner power remains amorphous and flexible , the rest of the world will take note of it . “ Inner power is the cultivation of completed harmony ...
If a wife of decaying beauty serves a husband who is fond of sex , then she will be distant and base [ in his eyes ) , and her son will not be likely to be ( his father's ] successor . This is why consorts and wives hope for their ...
讀者評論 - 撰寫評論
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