Art in Turmoil: The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76 (Contemporary Chinese Studies)

Art in Turmoil: The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76 (Contemporary Chinese Studies)

By: Richard King (editor), Scott Watson (contributor), Shentian Zheng (contributor), Ralph C. Croizier (contributor)Hardback

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This book will be of interest to China scholars and students of cultural politics and art history.

About Author

Richard King is Professor of Chinese studies at the University of Victoria, teaching Chinese literature and film, Asian popular culture, research methods, and Chinese language.

Contents

Introduction: Vibrant Images of a Turbulent Decade / Richard King and Jan Walls Part 1: Artists and the State 1 The Art of the Cultural Revolution / Julia F. Andrews 2 Summoning Confucius: Inside Shi Lu's Imagination / Shelley Drake Hawks Part 2: Artists Remember: Two Memoirs 3 Brushes Are Weapons: An Art School and Its Artists / Shengtian Zheng 4 When We Were Young: Up to the Mountains, Down to the Villages / Gu Xiong Part 3: Meanings Then and Now 5 The Rent Collection Courtyard, Past and Present / Britta Erickson 6 Hu Xian Peasant Painting: From Revolutionary Icon to Market Commodity / Ralph Croizier Part 4: Beyond the Visual Arts 7 Model Theatrical Works and the Remodelling of the Cultural Revolution / Paul Clark 8 Feminism in the Revolutionary Model Ballets The White-Haired Girl and The Red Detachment of Women / Bai Di 9 Fantasies of Battle: Making the Militant Hero Prominent / Richard King Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774815420
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 318
  • ID: 9780774815420
  • weight: 620
  • ISBN10: 0774815426

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