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Author Nagaike, Kazumi.
Title Fantasies of cross-dressing : Japanese women write male-male erotica / by Kazumi Nagaike.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.

Author Nagaike, Kazumi.
Series Brill's Japanese studies library ; v. 37
Brill's Japanese studies library ; v. 37.
Subject Erotic literature, Japanese -- History and criticism.
Japanese literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Authors and readers -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Women and literature -- Japan.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 227 pages) : illustrations
Summary By systematically analyzing the process of female fantasy formation, this book represents the first extensive critical attempt to examine Japanese women's narratives of male homosexuality, including both purely literary works (with English translations) and material derived from popular culture.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Theoretical visions. Mapping out theories of sexuality and sexual fantasies -- pt. 2. The act of writing/reading male homosexual fantasies. L'homme fatal and (dis)empowered women in Mari Mari's male homosexual trilogy ; Perverse aesthetics in Taeko Kono's "Toddler-hunting": the beating father, the beaten boy, and a female masochist ; The decadent aesthetics of male homosexuality in Kanoko Okamoto's "The bygone world" ; Rieko Matsuura's The reverse version: the theme of girl-addressing-girl and male homosexual fantasies ; Perverse sexualities, perverse desires: representations of female fantasies and Yaoi Manga as pornography directed at women -- pt. 3. Translations. "The lover's forest" (Mari Mori) ; "The bygone world" (Kanoko Okamoto) ; "Chiyoko" (Rieko Matsuura) -- Conclusion.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004227002 (electronic bk.)
9004227008 (electronic bk.)
9781280496196 (MyiLibrary)
1280496193 (MyiLibrary)
9789004216952 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004216952 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 794328546
Additional Format Print version: Nagaike, Kazumi. Fantasies of cross-dressing. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012 9789004216952 (DLC) 2012003072 (OCoLC)776874609

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