The Chinese exotic: modern diasporic femininity
With great sensitivity and originality, Olivia Khoo shows us how to read popular films, female movie stars, quotidian cultural artifacts, novels, and other 'Chinese exotic'phenomena in contemporary global circulation."--Rey Chow, Brown UniversityOlivia Khoo is a lecturer in film studies at the University of New South Wales, Australia.
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