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Author Funnell, Lisa, 1980-
Title Warrior women : gender, race, and the transnational Chinese action star / Lisa Funnell.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [2014]

Subject Women heroes in motion pictures.
Action and adventure films -- China.
Action and adventure films -- Taiwan.
Action and adventure films -- China -- Hong Kong.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to warrior women -- Hong Kong-Hollywood connections -- Transnational Chinese mothers: the heroic identities of Michelle Yeoh and Pei Pei Cheng -- Intermedial stars: Hong Kong warrior women in post-1997 cinema -- Chinese women and the tropes of modern China: the transnational appeal of Gong Li and Zhang Ziyi -- Pan-Pacific connections: Chinese American warrior women in post-1997 Hong Kong -- transnational integration: Chinese Canadian warrior women in post-1997 Hong Kong -- The influence of Hong Kong in Hollywood: the asianization of American warrior women -- Conclusion: transnational Chinese warrior women.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781438452500 (electronic bk.)
1438452500 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 880579531
Additional Format Print version: Funnell, Lisa, 1980- Warrior women 9781438452494 (DLC) 2013033743 (OCoLC)858159337