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Maoist Model Theatre : The Semiotics of Gender and Sexuality in the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966-1976)

By: Roberts, Rosemary.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Women and Gender in China Studies: Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2009Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (312 p.).ISBN: 9789047430889.Subject(s): Communism and sex - China | Communism and sex -- China | Gender identity in the theater - China | Gender identity in the theater -- China | Sex in the theater - China | Sex in the theater | Theater - Political aspects - China - History - 20th century | Theater -- Political aspects -- China -- History -- 20th century | Women and communism - China | Women and communism -- China | Women in the theater - China | Women in the theater -- ChinaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Maoist Model Theatre : The Semiotics of Gender and Sexuality in the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966-1976)DDC classification: 792.0951 LOC classification: PN2874. R63 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
List of Tables; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One Introduction: Gender and the Model Works; Chapter Two Role Assignment and Gender: Resetting the Paradigms; Chapter Three Costume in the Yangbanxi: Gendering the Revolutionary Body; Chapter Four Gender and the Kinesics of Yangbanxi Ballet; Chapter Five Feminising Leadership in Song of the Dragon River; Chapter Six The Yangbanxi Heroine and the Historical Tradition of the Chinese Woman Warrior; Chapter Seven Gendering the Counter-Revolution: The Feminisation of Villainy
Chapter Eight The Yangbanxi and Gender Identities in Post-Maoist ChinaBibliography; Yangbanxi Filmography; Index
Summary: Drawing on theories ranging from cultural studies to sociology, this book offers a new understanding of gender in Maoist model theatre (yangbanxi) that acknowledges the complex interplay of traditional, modern, Chinese and foreign gender ideologies manifested in the works.
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List of Tables; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One Introduction: Gender and the Model Works; Chapter Two Role Assignment and Gender: Resetting the Paradigms; Chapter Three Costume in the Yangbanxi: Gendering the Revolutionary Body; Chapter Four Gender and the Kinesics of Yangbanxi Ballet; Chapter Five Feminising Leadership in Song of the Dragon River; Chapter Six The Yangbanxi Heroine and the Historical Tradition of the Chinese Woman Warrior; Chapter Seven Gendering the Counter-Revolution: The Feminisation of Villainy

Chapter Eight The Yangbanxi and Gender Identities in Post-Maoist ChinaBibliography; Yangbanxi Filmography; Index

Drawing on theories ranging from cultural studies to sociology, this book offers a new understanding of gender in Maoist model theatre (yangbanxi) that acknowledges the complex interplay of traditional, modern, Chinese and foreign gender ideologies manifested in the works.

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