My project investigates how Mulan's performance of masculinity is rooted not only in appearance but in the embodiment of premodern Chinese virtues. Mulan's successful performance of masculinity challenges static gender binaries and the concept of gender being rooted in appearance.
Kline, Katie, ""You Da Man":Performing Masculinity in Disney's Mulan" (2019). Spring Showcase for Research and Creative Inquiry. 4.