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Harvard East Asian Monographs 308

The Naked Gaze

Reflections on Chinese Modernity

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674031746

Publication Date: 01/31/2009


350 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 halftones, 15 color illustrations

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  • Introduction: The Errant Gaze
  • I. Specularity
    • 1. Specularity and the Limits of Vision
    • 2. Li Ruzhen and Laughing at the Gibbon
    • 3. Chen Sen and the Coin of Gender
  • II. Spectatorship
    • 4. Wumingshi and Pictorial Fetishism
    • 5. Jin Yong and Picturing Nationalism
    • 6. Eileen Chang and Photographic Nostalgia
  • III. Screened Projections
    • 7. Li Yung-p’ing and Spectral Cartography
    • 8. Gao Xingjian and Maternal Photographs
    • 9. Wang Shuo and Historical Portraiture
    • 10. Chu T’ien-wen and Cinematic Shadows

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