Footnoting Disney: Mulan
Lan Dong, Mulan's Legend and Legacy in China and the United States, Temple University Press, (2011).
Hans H. Frankel, The Flowering Plum and the Palace Lady: Interpretations of Chinese Poetry, Yale University Press, (1976).
Chang-Tai Hung, "Female Symbols of Resistance in Chinese Wartime Spoken Drama." Modern China 15 (1989): 149-77.
Shiamin Kwa and Wilt L. Idema, ed. and trans., Mulan: Five Versions of a Classic Chinese Legend, with Related Texts, Hackett, (2010).
Feng Lan, "The Female Individual and the Empire: A Historicist Approach to Mulan and Kingston's Woman Warrior." Comparative Literature 55 (2003): 229-45.
This episode is part of our Footnoting Disney Series.
Mulan, Disney, (1998).
Mulan, Disney, (2020).
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)
3/21/2020 03:26:00 am
AHHHH!!! All i said is well done Lucy for that fascinating exploration of the Ballad of Mulan. Mulan is one of my favourite Disney films and how you explored the political and visual history of it is just perfect.
3/31/2020 05:21:13 pm
Thank you so much -- and thanks for the film recommendation!
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