Eileen J. Cheng
East Asian Languages & Cultures, 2002
Published: Thursday, May 25, 2006
Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian Languages, Pomona College. Her research interests encompass Chinese language, gender and nationalism in modern Chinese literature and culture, modern Chinese cinemas, and cinema's impact on writers and literature. Her current research focuses on how different configurations of the "feminine" -- from debates on women's issues, conception of "women's literature," to popular images of women, from the end of the nineteenth century -- were crucial to the definition and imagining of Chinese modernities. Among her publications are "Gendered Spectacles: Lu Xun on Viewing Women and Other Pleasures" Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 16 (2004).
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