Multiple Modernities: Cinemas & Popular Media In Transcultural East Asia

Multiple Modernities: Cinemas & Popular Media In Transcultural East Asia

By: Jenny Kwok Wah Lau (author)Paperback

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A comprehensive book on the complex relationship between media and modernity in east Asia

About Author

Jenny Kwok Wah Lau is Assistant Professor in the Department of Cinema at San Francisco State University.Contributors: Jeroen de Kloet, Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, Yomota Inuhiko, Frances Gateward, Hector Rodriguez, Dai Jaihua, David Desser, August Palmer, Lu Szu-Ping, and the editor.


Preface and AcknowledgmentsIntroduction - Jenny Kwok Wah LauPart I: States of Modernities1. Globalization and Youthful Subculture: The Chinese Sixth-Generation Films at the Dawn of the New Century - Jenny Kwok Wah Lau2. Marx or Market: Chinese Rock and the Sound of Fury - Jeroen de Kloet3. Reexamining the East and the West: Tanizaki Jun'ichiro, "Orientalism," and Popular Culture - Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto4. Stranger Than Tokyo: Space and Race in Postnational Japanese Cinema - Yomota Inuhiko, translated by Aaron Gerow5. Discourse on Modernization in 1990s Korean Cinema - Han Ju Kwak6. Youth in Crisis: National and Cultural Identity in New South Korean Cinema - Frances Gateward7. The Fragmented Commonplace: Alternative Arts and Cosmopolitanism in Hong Kong - Hector RodriguezPart II: Postmodernism and Its Discontents8. Immediacy, Parody, and Image in the Mirror: Is There a Postmodern Scene in Beijing? - Dai Jinhua, translated by Jing M. Wang9. Terms of Transition: The Action Film, Postmodernism, and Issues of an East-West Perspective - Chuck Kleinhans10. Consuming Asia: Chinese and Japanese Popular Culture and the American Imaginary - David DesserPart III: Women in Modern Asia11. Of Executioners and Courtesans: The Performance of Gender in Hong Kong Cinema of the 1990s - Augusta Lee Palmer and Jenny Kwok Wah Lau12. The Woman with Broken Palm Lines: Subject, Agency, Fortune-Telling, and Women in Taiwanese Television Drama - Lin Szu-PingAbout the ContributorsIndex

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  • ISBN13: 9781566399869
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781566399869
  • ISBN10: 1566399866

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