Embodied Modernities: Corporeality, Representation, and Chinese Cultures
From feminist philosophy to genetic science, scholarship in recent years has succeeded in challenging many entrenched assumptions about the material and biological status of human bodies. Likewise in the study of Chinese cultures, accelerating globalization and the resultant hybridity have called into question previous assumptions about the boundaries of Chinese national and ethnic identity. The problem of identifying a single or definitive referent for the "Chinese body" is thornier than ever.
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In the traditionally all - male folk convention of Chinese performance , male roles dominated the theater until the ... of crossdressed performers , never came close to Mei in terms of the impact and influence in their performances .
But in Mei's masterful performance , the play acquired a moral coherence whereby incestuous sex was deployed as an extreme punishment for political evil and domestic tyranny . Moral and political outrage thus displaced sexual excitement ...
A focus on transplant and exchange in work like Zhu Yu's also provides a useful framework for interpreting another work that has attracted attention for shock value but little formal analysis : a performance piece and documenting ...