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The age of new waves : art cinema and the staging of globalization

Author: James Tweedie
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Age of New Waves presents a trenchant global and comparative study of new wave cinemas, from the French nouvelle vague to films from Taiwan, mainland China, and the U.S. in the late twentieth century. Drawing on a diverse array of filmmakers--Jean-Luc Godard, Agnès Varda, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Jia Zhangke, Arthur Penn, Melvin Van Peebles, and others--James Tweedie highlights the integral roles played by youth and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Tweedie
ISBN: 9780199858286 0199858284 9780199858309 0199858306
OCLC Number: 826456687
Description: viii, 366 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: youth, cities, and the globalization of art cinema. The mise en scène of modernity: the French New Wave, Paris, and the global 1960s --
Walking in the city --
New wave futures --
The urban archipelago: Taiwan's new wave and the East Asian economic boom --
Morning in the megacity: Taiwan and the globalization of the city film --
The haunting of Taipei --
Chinese cinema in a world of flows: the new wave in the P.R.C. --
The fifth generation and the youth of China --
On living in a young city.
Responsibility: James Tweedie.
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