Gendered Encounters between Germany and Asia

Transnational Perspectives since 1800

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ISBN: 978-3-319-40438-7 (Print) 978-3-319-40439-4 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Pages 1-20

    Introduction

  3. Gender Questions in Philosophy and Mission in the Nineteenth Century

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-39

      The Colossal and Grotesque: The Aesthetics of German Orientalism in Kant and Hegel

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      Pages 41-63

      Goethe and Günderrode: German Poetic Readings of Indian Fatalism

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      Pages 65-84

      “Rescuing” and Raising Basket Babies: Chinese Foundling Girls, Female Infanticide, and German Missionary Gender Role Contestation (1850s–1914)

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      Pages 85-108

      Picturing Labor: Gender, German Ethnography, and Anticolonial Reforms in the Philippines

  4. Inverted Romance, Gender Ideals, and Refugees, 1900–1945

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Pages 111-132

      From Submission to Subversion? The Aidaoyuan Boarding School for Chinese Girls in Qingdao, 1904–1914

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      Pages 133-150

      Indo-German Contact Through the Lens of Gender: Three Cases of Anti-Imperialist Miscegenation: Dr. Zakir Husain, Virendrenath “Chatto” Chattopadhyaya, and S.C. Bose

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      Pages 151-169

      The Liberating Masculinity of Goethe’s Werther and Its Repression in Modern China

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      Pages 171-191

      German-Jewish Women in Wartime Shanghai and Their Encounters with the Chinese

  5. Gender, Migration, and Cultural Representation in Postwar Germany

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Pages 195-211

      The Gendered Migration Experience: South Korean Nurses in West Germany

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      Pages 213-229

      Śakuntalā in the GDR: Gender Dynamics in Vijaya Mehta’s Leipzig Production of Kālidāsa’s Play

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      Pages 231-252

      Woman as an East–West Constant: Patriarchal Continuities in Works by Mori Ōgai and Yōko Tawada

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      Pages 253-273

      Victims of Traffic in Women, Marriage Migrants, and Community Formation: A History of Migration of Thai Women to Germany

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      Pages 275-290

      From Contract Workers to Entrepreneurs: Gender and Work Among Transnational Vietnamese in East and Reunited Germany

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 291-299