Fantasies of Cross-Dressing: Japanese Women Write Male-Male Erotica (Brill's Japanese Studies Library)

By Kazumi Nagaike

Male gay narratives in quite a few genres and media from high-brow literature through wonderful girl authors to pornographic comedian books produced and dispensed by means of amateurs have attracted the eye of a couple of cultural critics in Japan and in a foreign country. This ebook represents the 1st wide severe try and learn jap women's narratives of male homosexuality/homoeroticism, addressing not just pop culture genres, but in addition the substantial physique of severely acclaimed literary works (with English translations of the unique works). the result's an in-depth research of the ways that girl fantasies of male homosexuality/homoeroticism will be composed, stated, and interrogated."

Show description

Preview of Fantasies of Cross-Dressing: Japanese Women Write Male-Male Erotica (Brill's Japanese Studies Library) PDF

Best Japan books

My Year of Meats

A cross-cultural story of 2 ladies introduced jointly by means of the intersections of tv and business agriculture, fertility and motherhood, existence and love—the breakout hit by way of the distinguished writer of A story for the Time BeingRuth Ozeki’s enthralling debut novel has captivated readers and reviewers all over the world.

Early Modern Japanese Literature: An Anthology, 1600-1900 (Translations from the Asian Classics)

This is often the 1st anthology ever dedicated to early glossy eastern literature, spanning the interval from 1600 to 1900, identified variously because the Edo or the Tokugawa, essentially the most inventive epochs of jap tradition. This anthology, with the intention to be of important curiosity to somebody considering this period, comprises not just fiction, poetry, and drama, but in addition essays, treatises, literary feedback, comedian poetry, variations from chinese language, people tales and different non-canonical works.

Contemporary Japanese Thought (Weatherhead Books on Asia)

Showing for the 1st time in English, the writings during this assortment replicate probably the most cutting edge and influential paintings by means of jap intellectuals lately. the amount deals a unprecedented and much-needed window into the the most important rules and positions at present shaping eastern concept (shiso).

Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts

Based representations of nature and the 4 seasons populate a variety of jap genres and media―from poetry and monitor portray to tea ceremonies, floral arrangements, and annual observances. In Japan and the tradition of the 4 Seasons, Haruo Shirane exhibits how, whilst, and why this tradition constructed and explicates the richly encoded social, spiritual, and political meanings of this imagery.

Additional info for Fantasies of Cross-Dressing: Japanese Women Write Male-Male Erotica (Brill's Japanese Studies Library)

Show sample text content

He whistled, and while he stopped whistling he twisted his lips right into a smile, idly raised his higher physique looking for a pack of cigarettes and, after turning over onto his stomach, lit one. After smoking for just a few moments, he instantly stubbed out the cigarette; then, he hurriedly bought up, became at the fuel and wear the kettle for espresso. The clock learn 8 o’clock. He lay down in mattress on his abdominal back, chewing leftover bread and ham and ingesting espresso; then, taking his pajamas off, he swung his palms a couple of times. After removal his pajamas, he wear a round-collared blouse and a couple of Bermuda shorts, approximately wiping the skin of a triangular replicate and providing his face to it. massive, transparent eyes less than attractive eyebrows, which seemed as though that they had been penciled, made hollows within the seriously shadowed face, the illuminated 1/2 which regarded light, as though it were powdered. occasionally, in bars or within the condo construction the place he lived, a sense of mutual appeal could spring up among Paulo and likely older ladies. while such an incident happened, his students turned mounted and not easy. Then his eyes will be jam-packed with a tender, blameless nervousness and a just a little hid robust self assurance; they emitted a depressing, accountable flame that forged the based bridge of the nostril among them into excessive reduction. the truth that his depression gaze hid this blameless anxiousness bolstered its attractive sparkle much more. This blameless anxiousness was once Paulo’s feeble goodwill, and it used to be attached with that so-called God, which he had by no means thought of or noticeable. a hundred and forty bankruptcy 8 His face held an expression of coquetry and self assurance in Guydeau’s affection. He twitched his lips with out smiling, combed his hair, washed his face, and utilized a lotion that gave the look of light-purple crystal. This had initially been Guydeau’s and used to be made in Paris. preserving his withstand the sunshine a piece, he rubbed the lotion in, from cheeks to chin. Smoothing his pores and skin the place the lotion have been utilized, he became his glossy eyes to the replicate once more and wear the pants that were mendacity at the mattress, besides a light-blue, collared sweater. The pants have been dark-gray denims. After being advised by way of Guydeau that he used to be similar to a Parisian, Paulo all started behaving like one. “Kei, you’re so cool! ” “You’ve develop into so trendy in recent times! ” younger women donning paintings outfits for the warehouse praised him unanimously. Paulo gave them a pointy glance, sporting the aluminum bins of confectionery from side to side in silence. “I be aware of you don’t care approximately us. ” “Well . . . ” the 2 younger ladies twisted their lips, glanced at one another intensely, moved their fingers within their wallet, and smiled sarcastically. “Women are so nosy. ” Paulo was once clever adequate to pay them a few cognizance. “Where did you purchase your outfits? ” “Somebody gave them to him, in fact. ” “I don’t have any girlfriends! ” simply because Paulo’s means of spitting out this word was once so real, the insensitive younger ladies, Chisako Sakai and Yūko Kanemaru, seemed vacant for a second after which all started assisting Paulo bring the confectionery packing containers.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 9 votes