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Author Pflugfelder, Gregory M., 1959-

Title Cartographies of desire : male-male sexuality in Japanese discourse, 1600-1950 / Gregory M. Pflugfelder.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.7660952 PFLU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 399 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-369) and index.
Contents 1. Authorizing Pleasure: Male-Male Sexuality in Edo-Period Popular Discourse -- 2. Policing the Perisexual: Male-Male Sexuality in Edo-Period Legal Discourse -- 3. The Forbidden Chrysanthemum: Male-Male Sexuality in Meiji Legal Discourse -- 4. Toward the Margins: Male-Male Sexuality in Meiji Popular Discourse -- 5. Doctoring Love: Male-Male Sexuality in Medical Discourse from the Edo Period Through the Early Twentieth Century -- 6. Pleasures of the Perverse: Male-Male Sexuality in Early Twentieth-Century Popular Discourse.
Summary "In this study of the mapping and remapping of male-male sexuality over four centuries of Japanese history, Gregory Pflugfelder explores the languages of popular culture, law, and medicine from the seventeenth century through the American Occupation."--BOOK JACKET. "This multidisciplinary and theoretically engaged analysis will interest not only students and scholars of Japan but also readers of gay studies, literary studies, gender studies, and cultural studies."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Homosexuality -- Japan -- History.
Homosexuality and literature -- Japan.
Legal literature -- Japan -- History and criticism.
Medical literature -- Japan -- History and criticism.
Love in literature.
Homosexuality in literature.
ISBN 0520209095 (alk. paper)