Table of contents for The quest for gentility in China : negotiations beyond gender and class / edited by Daria Berg and Chloe Starr.

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List of Illustrations and Tables						
The Quest for Gentility in China: An Introduction				
Part I: Event
1. Gentility in Transition: Travels, Novels, and the New Guixiu 
Ellen Widmer								
2. Washing the Wutong Tree: Garden Culture as an Expression of Women?s Gentility 
in the Late Ming
Alison Hardie								
3. Gentility in a Shanghai Literary Salon of the 1930s
Michel Hockx								
4. Negotiating Gentility: The Banana Garden Poetry Club in Seventeenth-Century 
Daria Berg								
Part II: Reflection
5. Female Gentility in Transition and Transmission: Mother-Daughter Ties in 
Ming/Qing China
Ping-chen Hsiung 							
6. Virtuous Surrogates: Moral Action and Substitution in the Case of Yang 
Kenneth Hammond							
7. Sartorial Modesty and Genteel Ideals in the Late Ming
Sarah Dauncey							
8. The Aspirant Genteel: The Courtesan and her Image Problem
Chlo¿ Starr 		
Part III: Transmission
9. Textbooks on an Aesthetic Life in late Ming China
Oki Yasushi								
10. Searching for Gentility: The Nineteenth-Century Fashion for the Late Ming
Anne Gerritsen							
11. In spite of Gentility: Women and Men in Linglong, a 1930s Women?s Magazine
Barbara Mittler							
12. The Chinese Gentlewoman in the Public Gaze: Ling Shuhua in Twentieth-Century 
China and Britain
Jeesoon Hong								
List of Works Cited								
Sources Cited by Abbreviation					
Other Sources								

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

China -- Social life and customs -- 960-1644.
China -- Social life and customs -- 1644-1912.
China -- Social life and customs -- 1912-1949.
Gentry -- China -- Conduct of life -- History.