Filial Piety in Chinese Culture and the Myth of Collectivism (Part III) – Footbinding In Old Chinese Society and the Concept of 疼 (téng)

Pan Jinlian with her master Ximen, the protagonistsof the ancient erotic novel “Golden Lotus”. To PanJinlian’s charm belonged her bound feet. Anointed with fragrance, she takes lotus steps; Though often sad, she walks with swift lightness. She dances like the wind, leaving no physical trace. Another stealthily tries […]