The anomalies of being Faye (Wong)

  title={The anomalies of being Faye (Wong)},
  author={A. Fung and Michael F. Curtin},
  journal={International Journal of Cultural Studies},
  pages={263 - 290}
  • A. Fung, Michael F. Curtin
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Cultural Studies
  • • Building on previous research regarding popular music and the culture industries, this article examines the intersection between gender politics in Chinese societies and the musical success of Faye Wong, the reigning diva of the Hong Kong-based pop music industry. Influential among adolescents and young women, she has not only become a figure for textual identification but also a polysemic icon for cultural aspirations and feminist projects throughout Greater China. Unlike earlier female… CONTINUE READING
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