Index
Accustomed to Death
(Zhang Xianliang),
64-75, 83, S5
Adorno, Theodor, 7-S, 42
Ah Cheng, 154, 156, 159
"Ai, shi buneng wangji de" (ZhangJie),
52
Alienation
(yihua):
in Han Shaogong's
works, 101; in Liu Heng's works, 75;
post-Mao debate over, 6, 90; in Yu
Dafu's works, 124-26; in Yu Hua's
works, 95-97
Allegory: in critiques of Chinese power
structure, 104; drag performance as,
38; Half of Man Is Woman
as, 52; read-
ing "Third World" literature as, 9-11,
8S, 97; and
Red SOTghum,
32, 123-24;
roots-seeking movement's significance
as, 151-52; of
yang shu ai,
51; in Zhang
Xianliang's works, 74-75
Ambivalence: of Chinese men about self,
12,19,20-24,27,29,3S-39,67-70,
95-100, lOS, 109, 112, 117, 125-26.
See also
"Besiegedness"; Potency;
Weakness
Andors, Phyllis, 50
Animal Vicious, OT In the Heat of the Sun
(Wang Shuo), 111-17. See also
In the
Heat of the Sun
(film)
Anti-heroes, 13, 66-lIS.
See also
Heroes
Antonioni, Michelangelo, 94, 95, 97
Anxiety: and founding of PRC, 44; of
men over "male weakness," 9,11-12,
21,3S-39,46-51,133-34,16S-69;of
men over potency, 64, 65-S6; over de-
terioration of Chinese race and cul-
ture, 155-56, 160; and recognition, 25,
78,So
"The April Third Incident" (Yu Hua), 93-
100, 104, lOS
"A Qzhengzhuan" (Lu Xun), 127-36
"The Ark" (Zhang Jie), 4, 47
"Bababa" (Han Shaogong), 100-109,
155, 156, 159
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 92, 116
Barlow, Tani, ISm.S
Barme, Geremie, 110, 115
Beifang de he
(Zhang Chengzhi). See
Rivers of the North
Benjamin, Walter, 104, 164, 165, 167
Berman, Art, 91
The Besieged City
(Qian Zhongshu), 21-
24
"Besiegedness," 39, 51, 171.
See also
Ambivalence
Black Snow
(Liu Heng), 75
Black Stallion
(Zhang Chengzhi), S8
Body: Chinese men's discomfort with
their, 13; defined, 173n.3; and moder-
nity, 1-2, 45-46; public humiliation of
women's, 60, IS2n.17; women's, as site
of struggle between men and power
structure, 13, 66-67, 71-75
Brittan, Arthur,
II
Bronfen, Elisabeth, 34
Buddhism, 134
Butler, Judith, 16, 37-3S, 56, 64, 173n.3
Can Xue, 93, 94, 97, 99, 146-4S, ISO-51,
154
Carnivalism, 36, 92, 116, IS5n.33
The Castle
(Kafka), 97, 99
Castration complex, 33, 34-35, 71.
See
also
Suffering
CCP
(Chinese Communist Party): and
center/margin dichotomy, 10-11, 116;
and Confucianism, 154-55, ISSn.S;
desexualization and dehumanization
199
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