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Vanderstaay, L. (2008) Female consciousness in contemporary Chinese women directors' films: A case study of Ma Xiaoying's Gone is the One Who Held Me Dearest in the World. Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in Asia and the Pacific, 16 1-14.
Vanderstaay, Lara (2004) (Book review) The Emerging Lesbian: Female Same-Sex Desire in Modern China. Asian Studies Review, 28 2: 190-190. doi:10.1080/1035782042000226710
Vanderstaay, L. M. (2005). Femininity in pre-1949 women's films and their links with post-1979 women's films. In: S. Shaoyi and S. Chuan, Proceedings of the 2005 Annual Conference of ACSS. National, Transnational, International: Chinese Cinema and Asn, Beijing, China, (347-355). 5-10 June 2005.
Vanderstaay, L. M. (2004). A case study of the influence of directorial gender on the representation of female sexuality in four contemporary Chinese films. In: R. Cribb, Asia Examined: Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the ASAA, 2004. Asia Examined, Canberra, (1-18). 29 June - 2 July 2004.
Lara Vanderstaay (2010). A textual analysis of female consciousness in twenty-first Chinese women directors' films PhD Thesis, School of Languages and Comp Cultural Studies, The University of Queensland.