Homoeroticism in Imperial China: A Sourcebook

by ;
  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/6/2012
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $160.00 Save up to $133.62
  • Buy New
    Add to Cart Free Shipping


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.


As interest in understanding homoeroticism in Chinese tradition grows within international research on the comparative history of sexuality there is a real need for a reliable and well-organised guide and introduction to the full range of original source materials to avoid the growing problems of definition, misunderstanding, oversight and ignorance within international scholarship, largely as a result of the difficulties of classical Chinese and the neglect of context. Homoeroticism in Imperial China is the first sourcebook in a western language to provide access to the rich primary sources of homoerotic writing from imperial China (fifth century bce to the early twentieth century ce.). This book provides: accurate translations from 80 key original documents concise explanation of the context and significance of each entry translations that preserve the aesthetic qualities evident in the original sources This is an essential sourcebook for scholars of Imperial Chinese history and culture and sexuality studies.

Rewards Program

Write a Review