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Kirsch, Griseldis (2019) 'Gendering the Japanese Empire: Ri Kōran as ‘Transnational’ Star?' Arts, 8 (4). pp. 1-8.

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Abstract

This paper aims to assess how Ri Kōran came to represent the gender dichotomies of the Japanese Empire. Looking at two propaganda films, Suzhou Nights (1941) and Sayon’s Bell (1943), I will work out how the roles she played are indicative of the gender roles in the Japanese Empire, taking into account her transnational star persona.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
ISSN: 20760752
Copyright Statement: © 2019 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.3390/arts8040153
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2019 13:29
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/31959

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