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The martial arts cinema of the Chinese diaspora : Ang Lee, John Woo, and Jackie Chan in Hollywood

Author: Kin-Yan Szeto
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2011.
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Kin-Yan Szeto critically examines three of the most internationally famous martial arts film artists to arise out of the Chinese diaspora and travel far from their homelands to find commercial success in the world at large: Ang Lee, John Woo, and Jackie Chan. Positing the idea that these filmmakers' success is evidence of a "cosmopolitical awareness" arising from their cross-cultural ideological engagements and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ang Lee; John Woo; Long Cheng; Long Cheng; Ang Lee; John Woo; Ang Lee; John Woo; Lung Ch'eng
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kin-Yan Szeto
ISBN: 9780809330218 0809330210 9780809386208 0809386208
OCLC Number: 665064392
Description: vii, 171 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Cosmopolitical consciousness, film, and transnationalism --
Martial arts cinema, the Chinese diaspora, and Hollywood --
Ang Lee's Crouching tiger, hidden dragon : gender, ethnicity, and transnationalsim [sic] --
Facing off east and west in the cinema of John Woo --
Jackie Chan and the politics of comic displacement --
Conclusion : Cosmopolitical thinking.
Responsibility: Kin-Yan Szeto.

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Kin-Yan Szeto critically examines three of the most internationally famous martial arts film artists to arise out of the Chinese diaspora and travel far from their homelands to find commercial success in the world at large: Ang Lee, John Woo, and Jackie Chan. Positing the idea that these filmmakers' success is evidence of a "cosmopolitical awareness" arising from their cross-cultural ideological engagements and geopolitical displacements, Szeto demonstrates how this unique perspective allows these three filmmakers to develop and act in the transnational environment of media production, distribution, and consumption. --from publisher description.

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