China into film : frames of reference in contemporary Chinese cinema (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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China into film : frames of reference in contemporary Chinese cinema

Author: Jerome Silbergeld
Publisher: London, UK : Reaktion Books, [2014] ©1999
Series: Envisioning Asia
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since 1984, Chinese cinema has been the most dramatic new entry on the international film scene. This text looks at contemporary Chinese cinema as a visual art and illustrates the many ways it has  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Silbergeld
ISBN: 1861890508 9781861890504
OCLC Number: 979418479
Notes: Publié à l'origine en 1999.
"Transferred to digital printing 2014"--Verso de la page de titre.
Description: 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Drowning on Dry Land: Yellow Earth and the Traditionalism of the `Avant-garde' --
Ruins of a Sorghum Field, Eclipse of a Nation: Red Sorghum on Page and Screen --
A Farewell to Arts: Allegory Goes to the Movies --
The Veil of Tradition: Victims, Warriors, and the Female Analogy --
The Force of Labels: Melodrama in the Postmodern Era --
The Children of Melodrama: No-drama, Pseudo-drama, Melodramatic Masquerade and Deconstruction Drama.
Series Title: Envisioning Asia
Other Titles: Contemporary Chinese cinema
Responsibility: Jerome Silbergeld.

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'As a study of the relationship between contemporary Chinese film and the visual legacy of Chinese arts and culture, this book is superb.' - Journal of Asian Studies

 
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