Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Boys' love in girls' hands : the survival of a gendered youth culture in mainland China and Hong Kong

Liu, Ting

Description

Originating in the late-1970s' Japanese comic and fiction culture, boys' love (BL) has become a transnational genre in which young women create, distribute and appreciate stories of male-male relationships in various media, ranging from fiction, comics, music, video films, radio dramas and cosplays (an abbreviation of costume-play), to computer games. Also known as danmei (we indulge in the beautiful) in Chinese, the genre expanded and blossomed in the late-1990s in mainland China and Hong...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/150198

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
b25699362_Liu_Ting.pdf47.39 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator