A Companion to Chinese Cinema

A Companion to Chinese Cinema

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A Companion to Chinese Cinema is a collection of original essays written by experts in a range of disciplines that provide a comprehensive overview of the evolution and current state of Chinese cinema. Represents the most comprehensive coverage of Chinese cinema to date Applies a multidisciplinary approach that maps the expanding field of Chinese cinema in bold and definitive ways Draws attention to previously neglected areas such as diasporic filmmaking, independent documentary, film styles and techniques, queer aesthetics, star studies, film and other arts or media Features several chapters that explore Chinaa€™s new market economy, government policy, and industry practice, placing the intricate relationship between film and politics in a historical and international context Includes overviews of Chinese film studies in Chinese and English publicationsThe global ascendancy of Chinese cinema is considered, inter alia, by S. Lu ( 1997) and Curtin (2007). 4 We note in passing here the historical importance of earlier (albeit more isolated) achievements, notably the Grand Prix of the CST ( Technical Grand Prix) awarded to A Touch of Zen ... 6 Yingjin Zhang (2002: 23, 24) identifies three problems with the category a€œFifth Generationa€: the term leads to a€œtheanbsp;...

Title:A Companion to Chinese Cinema
Author:Yingjin Zhang
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2012-04-23


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