New Queer Sinophone Cinema

Local Histories, Transnational Connections

Authors: Pecic, Zoran Lee

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  • Uniquely intersects academic fields focused on queer cultures and Sinophone cinemas
  • Pays close attention to complex queer spaces where ‘China’ meets the periphery
  • Rethinks Eurocentric perspectives on Chinese cinema that rely on the East/West dichotomy
  • Interdisciplinarity will appeal to academics and students working within both Sinophone cinema and Queer Studies
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This book looks closely at some of the most significant films within the field of queer Sinophone cinema. Examining queerness in films produced in the PRC, Taiwan and Hong Kong, the book merges the Sinophone with the queer, theorising both concepts as local and global, homebound as well as diasporic. Queerness in this book not only problematises the positioning of non-normative desires within the Sinophone; it also challenges Eurocentric critical perspectives on filmic representation that are tied to the idea of the binary between East/West. New Queer Sinophone Cinema will appeal to scholars in Chinese and film studies, as well as to anyone who is interested in queer Chinese cinema.

About the authors

Zoran Lee Pecic is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Communication and Arts at Roskilde University, Denmark. He is the author of Queer Narratives of the Caribbean Diaspora: Exploring Tactics (Palgrave Macmillan 2013).  

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Queer Sinophone Cinema
Book Subtitle
Local Histories, Transnational Connections
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-94882-6
DOI
10.1057/978-1-349-94882-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-349-94881-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-95666-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 152
Number of Illustrations
30 illustrations in colour
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