|| Among the homosexual passion in Chinese history, the male homosexuality in Ming and Chin Dynasty receives great attention of later generations. Affected by some complicated factors, such as time and the atmosphere, the male homosexuality had a great vogue, which is reflected in commercial publications. Because of this, the study of the development and situation of the male homosexuality in late Ming Dynasty can be offered more advantageous and complete research resources. Thus, this thesis will view these three novels, “Long Yang Yi Shi”, “Bian Er Chai”, and “Yi Chun Xiang Zhi”, which focus on describing the male homosexuality, as the main research materials. Furthermore, the erotic writing in these novels will be analyzed in this thesis and the erotic phenomenon of male homosexuality novels is expected to be analyzed and presented as well. By discussing the phenomenon existing in the novel, this thesis hopes to find out the power mechanism of the passion of male homosexuality and further to interpret the meaning of the publication of the male homosexuality novels and its position and value. This thesis is divided into five chapters, as follows.
Chapter One is Introduction, which states and discusses the motivation and objective of this thesis, the range of the study, and the results of previous studies. Moreover, the terms used in this thesis will be defined in this chapter.
Chapter Two focuses on the Erotic Pattern of Male Homosexuality. According to the erotic phenomenon in “Long Yang Yi Shi”, “Bian Er Chai”, and “Yi Chun Xiang Zhi”, Chapter Two aims to analyze the erotic pattern which both sides of male homosexuality establish. At the same time, this chapter analyzes and presents the progress of the erotic pattern in novels, the similarities and differences on structures of erotic pattern, and the main idea and attitude that the author shows on the plot arrangement.
Chapter Three, the Gender Cognition in Erotic Writing, focuses on discussing the tendency of sex cognition which is presented from the behaviors between the voluntary one and the forced one in the passion pattern of male homosexuality. This chapter not only sums up the gender position in the relationships of male homosexuality, but further reveals the author’s writing awareness.
Chapter Four, the Power Mechanism in Erotic Writing, discusses the power mechanism in the relationship of male homosexuality from the two points of view, that is, the hierarchy structure and the power operation, and the male gaze and the domination of gender. What’s more, this chapter will conclude the connection between the operation of power structure and the phenomenon of society, culture, and economy. Then, this chapter discusses the reason why the passion mechanism of male homosexuality would develop.
Chapter Five is Conclusion, which puts the erotic writing about the male homosexuality in order. This chapter further inspects the interior aspects and then concludes the power operation in the erotic relationship and the mechanism of erotic writing on the male homosexuality. Besides, the meaning of the publication of the male homosexuality novels will be interpreted in this chapter and their positions and value in erotic novels will be presented as well.