Transnational Chinese cinemas

identity, nationhood, gender

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu, HI

Written in English
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Places:

  • China.,
  • Taiwan.,
  • China,
  • Hong Kong.

Subjects:

  • Motion pictures -- China,
  • Motion pictures -- Taiwan,
  • Motion pictures -- China -- Hong Kong

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-401) and index.

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Zhang Yimou's first film, Red Sorghum, took the Golden Bear Award in at the Berlin International Film Festival. Since then Chinese films have continued to arrest worldwide attention and capture major film awards, winning an international following that continues to grow.

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By examining a cinema that did not fit many of the scholarly models of ‘transnationalism’, that was not grounded in any particular national tradition of filmmaking and that was largely unconcerned with ‘nation-building’ in post-war Southeast Asia, this book challenges the ways in which the history of Chinese cinemas has been studied in Cited by: 8.

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) Sheldon Hsiao-peng Lu This volume of essays is a collective rethinking of the national/transnational. book review Childhood and nation in contemporary world cinema: borders and encounters edited by Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, Emma Wilson and Sarah Wright, London, Bloomsbury Academic,1st edition, pp., £85 (hardback), ISBN£29, (paperback), ISBN£35, (e-book), ISBN Transnational Chinese Cinemas Identity, Nationhood, Gender Edited by Sheldon Hsiao-peng Lu University of Hawaii Press Honolulu Chapter 11 The New Woman Incident Cinema, Scandal, and Spectacle in Shanghai Kristine Harris When the silent film The New Woman (Xin nvxing) opened in Shanghai during the lunar new year festival ofFile Size: 1MB.

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and up-to-date study of China's major cinematic traditions. It is an indispensable source book for modern. Annual Film Quarterly Film Book Survey, Part II; Review: Transnational Chinese Cinemas: Identity, Nationhood, Gender by Sheldon Hsiao-peng Lu.

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Applying different methodologies and approaches, they explore the interrelations of national cinematic style, global capitalism, the evolution of the modern nation-state, cultural politics. Sinascape: Contemporary Chinese Cinema is one of the most comprehensive studies of transnational Chinese-language films at the turn of the millennium.

Gary Xu combines a close reading of contemporary movies from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong with an intimate look into the transnational Chinese film industry, based on his working relationship with filmmakers. work on transnational Chinese cinemas (b), Nestingen and Elkington s collection on transnational Nordic cinema () and Tim Bergfelder, Sue Harris and Sarah Street s study of set design in European cinema of the s.

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East Asian Cinemas Regional Flows and Global Transformations. Editors (view affiliations) Vivian P. Lee; Transnational Chinese Cinema, Postmodernism, and the Transcendental Style. Gina Marchetti. This book is an original volume of essays that sheds new and critical light on current and emerging filmmaking trends and practices in.

those ethnic Chinese moviegoers who grew up in the cities of Southeast Asia in the s and s. This book goes far beyond reconstructing the historical past of this body of Chinese dialect movies.

As promised in the title, the author seeks to participate in the academic debates concerning “Chinese transnational cinema”. For those interested in Overseas Chinese, Taiwan or Chinese cinema, this book is a gem!" - J. Bruce Jacobs, Monash University; The China Journal, No. 67 "Jeremy E.

Taylor's Rethinking Transnational Chinese Cinemas: The Amoy-Dialect Film Industry in Cold War Asia is the first English-language research monograph on the Amoy-dialect film industry.4/5(1). xiii, p.: 24 cm Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index Pt.

Nation-Building, National Cinema, Transnational Cinema. Anti-Imperialism and Film Censorship During the Nanjing Decade, / Zhiwei : Given the artistic achievement and popularity of the films discussed here, the position of ‘celluloid comrades’ can no longer be ignored within both transnational Chinese and global queer cinemas.

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Remade in Hollywood: The Global Chinese Presence in Transnational Cinemas Kenneth Chan. Chan looks at the dramatic post surge in Chinese presence in Hollywood, especially through the works of Ang Lee, John Woo, etc. You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the. Transnational Chinese Cinemas: Identity, Nationhood, Gender, ed. Lu, Sheldon Hsiao-peng (Honolulu: U of Hawaii P, ), Optional Reading: Leo Ou-fan Lee, “The Urban Milieu of Shanghai Cinema, Some Explorations of Film Audience, Film Culture, and Narrative Conventions,” Cinema and Urban.

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Opened init has 10 auditoriums with 1, seats on a total space of. "Transnational Chinese Cinema touches the edge of previously unexplored grounds, providing new perspectives on the ways films can be read.

By incorporating the sensibilities of scholars adept in film theory, embodiment studies, philosophy and cultural studies, the collection engages insightfully with Chinese cinema, charting the way we encounter transnational Chinese cinema.

The Chinese Cinema Book provides an essential guide to the cinemas of the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Chinese diaspora, from early cinema to the present day. With contributions from leading international scholars, the book is structured around five thematic sections: Territories, Trajectories, Historiographies; Early Cinema to .With the growing popularity of Chinese cinema and the large amounts of foreign capital invested in it, this book asks what constitutes Chinese cinema.

It discusses national cinema and analyzes the emergence of ""transnational cinema"" in Chinese film studies.Contemporary Meta Chinese Film Stardom and Transnational Transmedia Celebrity / Anne Ciecko; Afterword: Liquidity of Being / Rey Chow.

Summary "The Chinese Cinema Book" provides a comprehensive and richly-illustrated companion to the cinemas of the PRC, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Chinese diaspora.

Thematic sections address key issues, periods.