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Ghostly desires : queer sexuality and vernacular Buddhism in contemporary Thai cinema / Arnika Fuhrmann.

Author/Creator:
Fuhrmann, Arnika, 1967- author.
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Motion pictures -- Thailand.
Buddhism in motion pictures.
Ghosts in motion pictures.
Sexual minorities in motion pictures.
Motion pictures.
Thailand.
Contents:
Buddhist sexual contemporaneity
Nang Nak's Ghost wife: desire, embodiment, and Buddhist melancholia in a contemporary Thai ghost film
The ghost seer: Chinese Thai minority subjectivity, female agency, and the transnational uncanny in the films of Danny and Oxide Pang
Tropical malady: same-sex desire, casualness, and the queering of impermanence in the cinema of Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Making contact: contingency, fantasy, and the performance of impossible intimacies in the video art of Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook Coda
Under permanent exception: thai Buddhist-Muslim coexistence, interreligious intimacy, and the filmic archive.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Fuhrmann, Arnika, 1967- author. Ghostly desires.
ISBN:
9780822361190
0822361191
9780822361558
0822361558
OCLC:
919341889
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