Space plays a critical role in Romance of the Three Kingdoms. This paper examines the construction of feminine space in the fiction by applying the theory of gendered space and using methods such as induction, comparison, and mutual corroboration of literature and history. The feminine space in the fiction was constructed on the basis of “gender segregation.” The female characters mainly stayed at the “backyard” of homesteads, and were rarely seen in external spaces, leaving space power in the hands of men. However, thanks to certain special opportunities, status, or class, women could acquire some knowledge and abilities not available to them in the space. Under such circumstances, they had the chance to reverse the space power. The fiction presents the richness and complexity of feminine space and circumstances in the late Han Dynasty



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