Days When I Hide My Corpse in a Cardboard Box

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Pub Date: 08/07/2018

Pages: 144

Publisher: Zephyr Press

Imprint: Zephyr Press

ISBN 13: 9781938890185

ISBN 10: 1938890183

Price: $15.00 / $19.99 CAN

Category: POETRY / Asian / Chinese

Days When I Hide My Corpse in a Cardboard Box

By Lok Fung, Eleanor Goodman

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About the Book

Lok Fung explores the political, linguistic and cultural tensions of being both from Hong Kong and a feminist in her first major bilingual collection in English. A prolific poet and critic, she writes in Cantonese, sprinkling her work with pop culture references, and engaging directly with the current turmoil in Hong Kong (and broader Chinese) politics and society, as well as the shifting interventions with the international community. Fung is best known for her award-winning Chinese collection Flying Coffin. Her interests include cultural and film theory, gender studies, popular culture, performance studies, cross-dressing and fashion.

About the Book

Ruminations on Hong Kong and its ever-changing borders and dislocations

Author

Lok Fung: best known for her award-winning poetry collection, Flying Coffin, Fung is a prolific Hong Kong poet, fiction writer and cultural critic. Her specializations are Hong Kong literature and film, gender and queer studies, as well as urban cultural studies.
Eleanor Goodman: translates and writes fiction, poetry, and literary criticism. Her work has appeared widely in publications such as PN Review, Fiction, The Guardian and on The Best American Poetry website. She has lectured at Yale, Northeastern, & Beijing University, and is currently a Research Associate at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University