Body theory has been an area of growth, ambivalence, and politics in the last twenty years, yet the graft with ‘Asianness' remains unstable. Beyond generalised tropes of Orientalism, close textual analysis is required to understand the sexualised context of the non-Western gay male body. This essay works through the multiple readings of gay foreign bodies represented within both Thai and Australian popular culture and academic texts. Through relevant textual analysis, an examination into...[Show more]
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