Book, Print in English

Masculinities and Hong Kong cinema

edited by Laikwan Pang & Day Wong.
  • Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2005.
  • xi, 342 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • Introduction, Diversity of masculinities in Hong Kong cinema / Laikwan Pang
  • Making movies male : Zhang Che and the Shaw brothers martial arts movies, 1965-1975 / David Desser
  • Post-1977 Hong Kong masculinity / Laikwan Pang
  • Queering masculinity in Hong Kong movies / Travis S. K. Kong
  • Unsung heroes : reading transgender subjectivities in Hong Kong action cinema / Helen Hok-sze Leung
  • Kung Fu films in diaspora : death of the bamboo hero / Sheng-mei Ma
  • Obtuse music and the nebulous male : the haunting presence of Taiwan in Hong Kong films of the 1990s / Shen Shiao-Ying
  • Fighting female masculinity : women warriors and their foreignness in Hong Kong action cinema of the 1980s / Kwai-cheung Lo
  • Unworthy subject : slaughter, cannibalism and postcoloniality / James A. Steintrager
  • Bringing breasts into the mainstream / Yeeshan Chan
  • Post-Fordist production and the re-appropriation of Hong Kong masculinity in Hollywood / Wai Kit Choi
  • Masculinities in self-invention : critics' discourses on Kung Fu-action movies and comedies / Agnes S. Ku
  • Women's reception of mainstream Hong Kong cinema / Day Wong.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9622097375 (hbk.)
  • 9622097383 (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 57751323