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The martial arts cinema of the Chinese diaspora

Ang Lee, John Woo, and Jackie Chan in Hollywood

by Kin-Yan Szeto

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Martial arts films

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKin-Yan Szeto
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H3 S94 2011
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationvii, 171p.
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25147476M
    ISBN 100809330210, 0809386208
    ISBN 109780809330218, 9780809386208
    LC Control Number2010038673

    Kung fu film (Chinese: 功夫片; pinyin: Gōngfu piàn; Jyutping: Gung 1 fu 1 pin 3) is a subgenre of martial arts films and Hong Kong action cinema set in the contemporary period and featuring realistic martial arts. It lacks the fantasy elements seen in wuxia, a related martial arts genre that uses historical settings based on ancient China. Swordplay is also less common in kung-fu films. The Martial Arts Cinema of the Chinese Diaspora: Ang Lee, John Woo, and Jackie Chan in Hollywood. SIU Press. ISBN Teo, Stephen (). Chinese Martial Arts Cinema: The Wuxia Tradition. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN West, David (26 December ). Chasing Dragons: An Introduction to the Martial Arts Film.

    Transnational Chinese Cinema Studies / 9 Chris Berry 2. National Cinema as Translocal Practice: Reflections on Chinese Film Historiography / 17 Yingjin Zhang 3. Cinemas of the Chinese Diaspora / 26 Gina Marchetti 4. Six Chinese Cinemas in Search of a Historiography / 35 Song Hwee Um PART TWO / EARLY CII\IEMA TO 5. Shadow Magie and the. Enter the (Diaspora) Dragons: Martial Arts Cinema and Globalization: In the Last Decade Martial Arts Film Has Undergone a Renaissance in Asian and American Cinema. What Was Once Considered 'Oriental' Filmmaking Has Been Embraced by Western Popular Culture.

    The Chinese Diaspora on American Screens: Race, Sex, and Cinemalooks at issues of race and sexuality as central concerns in cinema generated by and about Chinese communities in America from the mids to the ing media works from the United States and Canada as well as transnational coproductions, the book ventures beyond commercial cinema to explore . At the core of Martial Arts Cinema and Hong Kong Modernity: Aesthetics, Representation, Circulation is a fascinating paradox: the martial arts film, long regarded as a vehicle of Chinese cultural nationalism, can also be understood as a mass cultural expression of Hong Kong's modern urban-industrial society.


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