Gender and the Representation of Chinese Intellectual Migration to the United States in China’s Reform and Opening-Up Era

中国改革开放年代性别与赴美中国知识分子的跨国流动再现

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This article aims to unravel the gender paradigm in selected televisual, filmic and literary narratives of Chinese intellectual migration to the United States in China’s reform and opening-up era. Three texts have been selected for the way in which they render the experience of migration as a gendered experience, in terms both of the encounter with the alien place and the loss of attachment to home. This article argues that the texts under discussion reveal an emerging gender politics that in some respects departs from that detected by previous commentators across the broader genre of Chinese migration texts.

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