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Peter Ho-sun Chan's He's a woman, she's a man

Author: Lisa Odham Stokes
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2009.
Series: New Hong Kong cinema.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comedy confronts social stereotypes of masculine females, male anxieties about homosexuality and the limits of female femininity. The book also offers background on comedic narrative structure in Cantonese opera and other traditional sources that have influenced Hong Kong cinema.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Stokes, Lisa Odham.
Peter Ho-sun Chan's He's a woman, she's a man.
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2009
(DLC) 2010381379
(OCoLC)317752959
Named Person: Kexin Chen; Chen Kexin; Kexin Chen
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Odham Stokes
ISBN: 9789888052622 9888052624
OCLC Number: 650523354
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 150 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; PETER HO-SUN CHAN'S --
He's a Woman, She's a Man; Copyright; Table of Contents; Series Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Comedy and More; 2. Camera, Sound, and Music; 3. Cross-Dressing, Gender-Bending, and Sexual Orientation; 4. Commerce and Globalization; 5. Audience; Notes; Credits; Filmography.
Series Title: New Hong Kong cinema.
Other Titles: Jin zhi yu ye.
Gam chi yuk sip.
Golden branch.
Jade leaf.
He's a woman, she's a man
Responsibility: Lisa Odham Stokes.

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Follows the disruptions of a glamorous Hong Kong music couple's tumultuous romance by an 'ordinary' fan's noisy arrival in their lives. This film confronts social stereotypes of masculine females,  Read more...

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Stokes offers a cogent and meticulous discussion of Peter Chan's hit film especially in the areas of gender politics, craftsmanship, and commercialization of images. Its many insights enrich our Read more...

 
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