Enth.: xu [Vorwort], mulu [Inhaltsverzeichnis], 15 juan
Yu Zhengxie (1775–1840)was a Chinese male feminist of the Qing Dynasty.He noted critic of foot binding, female infanticide, widow suicide, widow chastity, and the double standard. A skilled philologist, Yü researched the history of language, which influenced his views on women. According to his interpretation, the Han historical texts supported an egalitarian view of marriage.