The Phantom Heroine
Ghosts and Gender in Seventeenth-Century Chinese Literature
The hypersexual female ghost continues to be a source of fascination in East Asian media, much like the sexually predatory vampire in American and European culture. But while vampires can be of either gender, erotic Chinese ghosts are almost exclusively female. The significance of this gender asymmetry in Chinese literary history is the subject of Judith Zeitlin's meticulously researched new book.
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