Embodying Modernity: Humor, Gender Politics, and Popular Culture in Republican Guangzhou

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Cheung, Roanna Yuk-Heng;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Asian history | Gender studies | Colonial Modernity | Gender | Guangzhou | Humor | Popular Culture | Republican China

My dissertation analyzes the representations of gender in cartoons and popular literature in 1920s and 1930s Guangzhou as a window onto the intersection among gender, humor, and identity construction in Republican-era (1911-1949) China. During this period, Guangzhou, am... View more
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