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Hong Kong culture : word and image

Author: Kam Louie
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hong Kong as a world city draws on a rich variety of foundational texts in film, fiction, architecture and other forms of visual culture. This volume of essays engages many fields of cultural achievement.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kam Louie
ISBN: 9789888028412 9888028413
OCLC Number: 774605668
Description: xi, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Hong Kong on the move creating global cultures / Kam Louie --
Ten years later : 1997-2007 as history / John M. Carroll --
Power plays : alternative performance art and urban space in the political life of the city / Carolyn Cartier --
The haunted city : Hong Kong and its urban others / David Clarke --
Chinese English, English Chinese : iliteracy and translation / Elaine Yee Lin Ho --
Louise Ho and the local turn : the place of English poetry in Hong Kong / Douglas Kerr --
From Xu Xi to the chief executive : Hong Kong in the dock Michael Ingham --
The "new" East Asia and Hong Kong cinema / C.J.W.-L. Wee --
One country two cultures? : post-1997 Hong Kong cinema and co-productions / Chu Yiu-wai --
Departing from The departed : the Infernal affairs trilogy / Gina Marchetti --
On spectral mutations : the ghostly city in The secret, Rouge and Little cheung / Esther M.K. Cheung --
Global dreams and nightmares : the underside of Hong Kong as a global city in Fruit Chan's Hollywood, Hong Kong / Pheng Cheah --
Hong Kong watcher : Tammy Cheung and the Hong Kong documentary / Chris Berry --
Gloabl music/local cinema : two wong kar-wai pop compilations / Giorgio Biancorosso.
Other Titles: Word and image
Responsibility: edited by Kam Louie.

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Hong Kong as a world city draws on a rich variety of foundational texts in film, fiction, architecture and other forms of visual culture. This volume of essays engages many fields of cultural achievement.

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