7. Gender Negotiation in Song Cunshou's Story of Mother and Taiwan Cinema of the Early 1970s

  1. Yingjin Zhang2,3
  1. James Wicks

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444355994.ch7

A Companion to Chinese Cinema, A

A Companion to Chinese Cinema, A

How to Cite

Wicks, J. (2012) Gender Negotiation in Song Cunshou's Story of Mother and Taiwan Cinema of the Early 1970s, in A Companion to Chinese Cinema, A (ed Y. Zhang), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444355994.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of California, San Diego, USA

  2. 3

    Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Author Information

  1. University of California, San Diego, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330298

Online ISBN: 9781444355994

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Keywords:

  • Cunshou's Story of Mother and Taiwan Cinema, the gender negotiation;
  • Cunshou's 1972 film, on transgressive female sexuality, and gender identity;
  • gender and nationalism within a binary structure, women verses patriarchy;
  • women as the “third term,” “geopolitical nation-state” and “unwelcome invaders”;
  • the KMT Party's censorship, films of a “gendered negotiation”;
  • Shih's Story of Mother, expected behavior of men and women in society;
  • KMT and “free China,” itself a fictional representation, altered drastically;
  • Story of Mother, the gender behavior, a creation endorsed by KMT;
  • cinema of the early 1970s, KMT, gender inequality, from its geopolitical quandary

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