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From Fu Manchu to Kung fu panda : images of China in American film

Author: Naomi Greene
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2014.
Series: Critical interventions (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout the twentieth century, American filmmakers have embraced cinematic representations of China. Beginning with D.W. Griffith’s silent classic Broken Blossoms (1919) and ending with the computer-animated Kung Fu Panda (2008), this book explores China’s changing role in the American imagination. Taking viewers into zones that frequently resist logical expression or more orthodox historical investigation, the  Read more...
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Greene, Naomi, 1942-
From Fu Manchu to Kung fu panda
(DLC) 2013034349
(OCoLC)857717757
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Greene
ISBN: 9780824838379 0824838378 9780824869755 0824869753
OCLC Number: 875895015
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 264 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The pendulum swings ... and swings again --
East meets West: cultural collisions and marks of difference --
Questions of otherness: from opium pipes to apple pie --
The Cold War in three acts --
Kundun: "worse than ghosts" --
Challenges and continuities --
Afterword: the darkening mirror.
Series Title: Critical interventions (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Responsibility: Naomi Greene.
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