By Professor Bonnie S McDougall, Anders Hansson
Privateness is a easy inspiration in discussions at the idea of human rights. this primary booklet at the (traditional) chinese language method of the topic indicates that suggestions of privateness were a part of discourse in China from the earliest recorded instances to the current, with various contents, mechanisms, services and values at various instances and between diversified teams of individuals. person chapters learn inscriptions on early bronzes, scientific case histories within the Ming and Qing dynasties, fictional representations of privateness studies, discussions on private and non-private advantage by way of Liang Qichao, the position (or absence) of privateness matters in letters in early imperial China, and the functionality and values of privateness, secrecy and seclusion within the correspondence among Lu Xun and Xu Guangping. because the first therapy of chinese language strategies of privateness in any language, the booklet is interdiscipinary by way of nature and can pay specific cognizance to the terminology and method of privateness reports.
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P65 37 26-6-2002, 15:17 38 charlotte furth perspective we can ask, what was private about the Chinese mar riage bed? Among the Ming gentry, such a bed was found in the inner quarters of the house, where males who were not kinsmen were allowed entry only under strict supervision. This sort of bed is de picted in woodblock prints illustrating the sickroom. A doctor would have to be escorted to see a sick person there, and a young male servant would be told to pause outside the bamboo curtain that likely covered the door to the room.
On the other hand, the rituals of decorum surrounding female seclu sion were also part of the social performance of gentry family life, a Foucauldian bodily discipline in the service of patriarchal pres tige and power. A feminist perspective shows how thresholds of bodily privacy were used to establish hierarchical norms, so that in a NeoConfucian reading of female modesty, Mencius’ vision of a primor dial ‘sense of shame’ came to shape a complex, patriarchal code of ethics. Two narratives from the Furen ji [Women’s stories], a collection of anecdotes on the fate of palace women at the time of the Ming collapse, show both sides of this picture.
One such detailed guide to nei dan meditation was the work of Cao Heng (fl. 1634), a physician, Daoist, and one-time follower of Lin Zhao’en. In his Dao yuan yi qi [The unitary qi of the Way’s origin],33 seven methods and twelve rules guiding nightly meditation 31 For the varieties of religious experience in the self-cultivation literature of the Ming see Pei-yu Wu, The Confucian’s Progress: Autobiographical Writings in Tradi tional China (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990), and Timothy Brook, Praying for Power: Buddhism and the Formation of Gentry Society in Late Ming China (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1993).
Chinese Concepts of Privacy (Sinica Leidensia) (Sinica Leidensia) by Professor Bonnie S McDougall, Anders Hansson