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Love Stories in China: The Politics of Intimacy in the Twenty-First Century (Media) (Hardcover)
This book explores how political, economic, social, cultural and technological forces are (re)shaping the meanings of love and intimacy in China's public culture. It focuses on a range of cultural and media forms including literature, film, television, music and new media, examines new cultural practices such as online activism, virtual intimacy and relationship counselling, and discusses how far love and romance have come to assume new shapes and forms in the twenty-first century. Love Stories in China offers deep insights into how the huge transformation of China over the last four decades has impacted the micro lives of ordinary Chinese people.
About the Author
Wanning Sun is Professor of Media and Communication at University of Technology SydneyLing Yang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chinese at Xiamen University, China