The heteronormative frame in Chinese Yaoi: integrating female Chinese fan interviews with Sinophone and Anglophone survey data

@article{Zhao2018TheHF,
  title={The heteronormative frame in Chinese Yaoi: integrating female Chinese fan interviews with Sinophone and Anglophone survey data},
  author={Yao Zhao and Anna Madill},
  journal={Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics},
  year={2018},
  volume={9},
  pages={435 - 457}
}
  • Yao Zhao, A. Madill
  • Published 3 September 2018
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics
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