Flèche

Flèche

Flche (the French word for 'arrow') is an offensive technique commonly used in fencing, a sport of Mary Jean Chan's young adult years, when she competed locally and internationally for her home city, Hong Kong. This cross-linguistic pun presents the queer, non-white body as both vulnerable ('flesh') and weaponised ('flche'), and evokes the difficulties of reconciling Flche (the French word for 'arrow') is an offensive technique commonly used in fencing, a sport of Mary Jean Chan's young...

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Title:Flèche
Author:Mary Jean Chan
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Genres:Poetry
ISBN:0571348041
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:88 pages pages