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This chapter presents a list of characters relevant to the discussion of the Chinese magazine Liangyou. The characters are listed along with Chinese/Japanese translations. The book Liangyou: Kaleidoscopic Modernity and the Shanghai Global Metropolis, 1926-1945 explores the rise of popular Chinese print media as it relates to the quest for modernity in the global metropolis of Shanghai from 1926 to 1945. It investigates the "golden age" (1927-37) of Chinese and Japanese modernist magazines and examines the history of patent medicines in Republican-era Shanghai. The book takes up gender roles in flux, and deals with the problem of the place and function of "traditional" guohua paintings in representations of "modernity".

Keywords: gender roles; Liangyou; patent medicines; Republican-era Shanghai; traditional guohua paintings



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