Transnational Chinese cinemas : identity, nationhood, gender /

Zhang Yimou's first film, Red Sorghum, took the Golden Bear Award in 1988 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. Transnational Chin...

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Other Authors: Lu, Sheldon H., (Editor)
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Honolulu, HI : University of Hawaii Press, 1997.
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. I. Nation-building, national cinema, transnational cinema. Anti-imperialism and film censorship during the Nanjing decade, 1927-1937 / Zhiwei Xiao
  • Two stage sisters : the blossoming of a revolutionary aesthetic / Gina Marchetti
  • From "minority film" to "minority discourse" : questions of nationhood and ethnicity in Chinese cinema / Yingjin Zhang
  • National cinema, cultural critique, transnational capital : the films of Zhang Yimou / Sheldon Hsiao-peng Lu
  • pt. II. The politics of cultural and national identity in the cinemas of Taiwan and Hong Kong. Constructing a nation : Taiwanese history and the films of Hou Hsiao-hsien / June Yip
  • The diaspora in postmodern Taiwan and Hong Kong film : framing Stan Lai's The peach blossom land with Allen Fong's Ah Ying / Jon Kowallis
  • Breaking the soy sauce jar : diaspora and displacement in the films of Ang Lee / Wei Ming Darious, Eileen Fung
  • Transnational action : John Woo, Hong Kong, Hollywood / Anne T. Ciecko
  • Jackie Chan and the cultural dynamics of global entertainment / Steve Fore
  • pt. III. Engendering history and nationhood : cross-cultural and gendered perspectives. Reading formations and Chen Kaige's Farewell my concubine / E. Ann Kaplan
  • The new woman incident : cinema, scandal, and spectacle in 1935 Shanghai / Kristine Harris
  • Gendered perspective : the construction and representation of subjectivity and sexuality in Ju Dou / Shuqin Cui
  • The concubine and the figure of history : Chen Kaige's Farewell my concubine / Wendy Larson
  • Narrative images of the historical passion : those other women on the alterity in the new wave of Chinese cinema / Yi Zheng.