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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... why the boy is so valuable ; he is entitled to cultivate the ancestors and ensure harmonious relations with them . ... locus of ancestor worship , which , as we have seen , is conventionally portrayed in terms of a sexual relation .
It is as though unlawful sexual relations cannot produce offspring that will survive . Indeed , this is the opinion of a figure as renowned as Tzuch'an FĚ ( otherwise known as Kung - sun Ch'iao A BIT ) , the chief minister of the state ...
For a more accurate view of Han - dynasty conjugal relations , we must try to cast aside the false perceptions perpetuated by the ritual codes . classical quotaThe two influential intellectual movements examined in this chapter share a ...
讀者評論 - 撰寫評論
Imagery of Copulation
Women and Sex Roles
Sex Politics and Ritualization in the Early Empire