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Gendered bodies : toward a women's visual art in contemporary China

Cui, Shuqin, author Save to your list

Publication Details Cite/Export

  • Creator Shuqin Cui
  • Format Books
  • Publication Honolulu, Hawaii : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2016] ©2016
  • Physical Details
    • viii, 266 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780824840037, 0824840038
  • OCLC ocn908554422

Summary

  • "Gendered Bodies introduces readers to women's visual art in contemporary China by examining how the visual process of gendering reshapes understandings of historiography, sexuality, pain, and space."

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Reimagining women's history and gendering historiography -- The pregnant nude and photographic representation -- The sexual subject : sexing the body, reversing the gaze -- The body in abstraction : the world of flowers and crafts -- Performing the body, expressing pain -- Ephemeral bodies : object choice and material practice -- From ruin aesthetics to urban narratives -- Cyborg bodies : transgression across the real and the virtual

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