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This book shows two Chinese gay men in Buenos Aires and reflects on Hong Kong's past and future by probing masculinity, aggression, identity, and homosexuality. It also gives a reading of Latin America, perhaps as an allegory of Hong Kong as another post-colonial society.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Series Preface
  2. pp. vii-ix
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  1. Preface [contains image plates]
  2. p. xi
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  1. 1 Introduction: Approaching the Film
  2. pp. 1-7
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  1. 2 Happy Together and Allegory
  2. pp. 9-21
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  1. 3 Contexts: Why Buenos Aires?
  2. pp. 23-32
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  1. 4 Contexts: The Road Movie
  2. pp. 33-37
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  1. 5 Reading the Film
  2. pp. 39-63
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  1. 6 Happy Together and Homosexuality
  2. pp. 65-75
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  1. 7 Happy Together, Hong Kong and Melancholy
  2. pp. 77-91
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  1. 8 Epilogue: Happy Together and In the Mood for Love
  2. pp. 93-103
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 105-113
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  1. Filmography
  2. pp. 115-117
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 118-122
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789888053353
Related ISBN
9789622095885
MARC Record
OCLC
650500875
Pages
140
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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