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The Poetics and Politics of Sensuality in China:

Table of Contents

List of Figures

vii

Acknowledgements

ix

Introduction: Intoxicate the Heart and Sway the Soul

1

Chapter 1: “Recluses in the Arms of Women”

47

Chapter 2: “Phantom Clouds and Rain”

77

Chapter 3: Sensualism or Sensationalism?

115

Chapter 4: “Food and Sex are the Principal”

149

Chapter 5: “One Thousand Beauties” and “Five Hundred Poets”

195

Chapter 6: “I Love Beautiful Women as Much as my Motherland”

231

Conclusion: Xiangyan: A Counter-Hegemonic Discourse

279

Bibliography

299

Index

317

About the Author

329

Cambria Sinophone World Series

331