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Peter Ho-sun Chan's He's a woman, she's a man [electronic resource] / Lisa Odham Stokes.

By: Stokes, Lisa Odham.
Material type: TextTextSeries: New Hong Kong cinema: Publisher: Hong Kong : London : Hong Kong University Press ; Eurospan [distributor], 2009Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 150 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789888052622 (electronic bk.); 9888052624 (electronic bk.).Other title: He's a woman, she's a man.Subject(s): Chen, Kexin, 1962- -- Criticism and interpretation | He's a woman, she's a man (Motion picture) | Motion pictures -- China -- Hong Kong | Chen, Kexin, 1962- -- Criticism and interpretation | Chen, Kexin, 1962- He's a woman, she's a man | Social Science | Fine Arts | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- History & Criticism | Kexin, Chen | Gam chi yuk sipGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Peter Ho-sun Chan's He's a woman, she's a man.DDC classification: 791.4372 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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;
Summary: 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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"Director Peter Chan's ... romantic comedy: He's a woman, she's a man (Golden branch, jade leaf/Gam ji yuk sip/Jin zhi yu ye ...)"--P. [1].

Includes bibliographical references.

Includes filmography (p. [149]-150).

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.

Description based on print version record.

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;

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