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Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Louie Kam (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

It is now almost a cliché to claim that China and the Chinese people have changed. Yet inside the new clothing that is worn by the Chinese man today, Kam Louie contends, we still see much of the ... More


Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Louie Kam (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Eileen Chang (1920–1995) is arguably the most perceptive writer in modern Chinese literature. She was one of the most popular writers in 1940s Shanghai, but her insistence on writing about individual ... More


Romancing Returnee Men: Masculinity in “Love in a Fallen City” and “Red Rose, White Rose”*

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses on “Love in a Fallen City” (1943) and “Red Rose, White Rose” (1944), stories that were produced at a time when China was in the midst of Japanese invasion and occupation, so that ... More


Dancing with Ezekiel

Gary L. Atkins

in Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083237
eISBN:
9789882209305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083237.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The jail near Denpasar, Bali, where Walter Spies was first imprisoned, still stands, and for a while also imprisoned the young men who came to Bali in the fall of 2002 to send a message from one ... More


Men of the Net

Gary L. Atkins

in Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083237
eISBN:
9789882209305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083237.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

As Singapore began to crackdown on public male sexuality in the early 1990s, prompting sensationalistic media treatments about gay men, the author of this book gradually became more open about Stuart ... More


Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption

Sun Jung

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028672
eISBN:
9789882207127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028672.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

South Korean masculinities have enjoyed dramatic influence in pan-Asian popular culture, which travels freely due to its non-nationalistic appeal. This book investigates transcultural consumption of ... More


Reimagining the Femme Fatale:: Gender and Nation in Fruit Chan’s Hollywood Hong Kong

Pin-Chia Feng

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Fruit Chan envisions Hong Kong after the reunification as a hybrid place of perverse entrepreneurship and physical and spiritual monstrosities in Hollywood Hong Kong. What remains problematic about ... More


Korean Popular Culture and Transcultural Consumption: Globalized Desires between “Ours and Others”1

Sun Jung

in Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028672
eISBN:
9789882207127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028672.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter contextualizes the trajectories of studies on South Korean popular culture and the hybridization dynamics of transculturation on the one hand, and the conceptual background of the ... More


Bae Yong-Joon, Soft Masculinity, and Japanese Fans: Our Past Is in Your Present Body

Sun Jung

in Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028672
eISBN:
9789882207127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028672.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the Japanese fandom of Bae Yong-Joon (BYJ) and explores the ways in which South Korean masculinity is reconstructed through the ambivalent desires of middle-aged Japanese ... More


Rain, Global Masculinity, and Singaporean Fans: Fly Anywhere, Click Anytime

Sun Jung

in Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028672
eISBN:
9789882207127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028672.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the ways in which South Korean masculinity is reconstructed through the global desires of Rain's Singaporean female fans. This reconstruction is evident in the mixed cultural ... More


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