2016
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2016.04.007
View full text
|
|
Share
ZHANG Na

Abstract: The Left Hand of Darkness (abbr. LHD) is composed by Ursula Le Guin as a "thought experiment" to explore the postgender world on the planet of Gethen. By eradication of sexual difference and embracing the biological fluidity and psychological androgeny, dualism is deconstructed, and a postgender intersubjective space is reconstructed between Genly Ai and Estraven, interluded by cyborg myth and postgenderism culture narratives. Moreover, LeGuin suggests a possible transformation mode of yin-yang cycle from ps…

expand abstract