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Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 19 December 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8417-5
Series: a Camera Obscura Book
Published: 31 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383840-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8384-0
Published: 15 December 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391326-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9132-6
Published: 06 October 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380221-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8022-1
Book Chapter

By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
Published: 26 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7601-9
Series: a Camera Obscura Book
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012337-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1233-7
Book Chapter

By Maggie Clinton
Published: 24 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7303-2
... Nationalist literature and arts White Terror Chinese film industry Ding Ling ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... global pop circulation Chinese film Hong Kong Afro-Caribbean Hong Yifeng ...
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
.... The film serve as a case study for tracking the ways in which this tradition passed from the printed page to the screen and consequently generated a distinctive strand of Chinese film melodrama. Chinese musicals developed in the orbit of this melodramatic mode, and the songstress points to dialogic...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373032-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7303-2
...-wing cultural elites aimed not merely to silence critics of the Nationalist government but especially to speed the revolution along. By closely examining Chen Lifu’s 1933 tract The Chinese Film Industry and CC Clique spy chief Xu Enceng’s narrative of the kidnapping and detention of the female...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374251-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7425-1
... to trans-Asian, cosmopolitan ideal. The film tells the story of an involuntary, Buddhist-coded seeing that occurs when a Hong Kong woman receives a corneal transplant from a Chinese Thai woman. It is through this motif of prosthesis that the film gauges the commensurability of Chineseness across Southeast...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... circulation Chinese film Hong Kong Afro-Caribbean Hong Yifeng ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... Chinese film Hong Kong Afro-Caribbean Hong Yifeng ...
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... of modern images and sounds for transpacific diasporic Chinese audiences. Film musicals in this era built upon prewar conventions and further cemented the equation between femininity and lyrical expression. They also developed in new directions, within the context of a vibrant, polyglot culture of music...
Book Chapter

By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... on Chinese cinema for years to come. early cinema sound transition film exhibition film songs Zhou Xuan ...
Book Chapter

By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... Grace Chang was one of the biggest stars of postwar Hong Kong film and popular music, most remembered for her debut role in Mambo Girl, which introduced to Chinese cinema the figure of the singing and dancing teenager. Her performances introduced new, foreign musical styles—such as American rock...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373032-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7303-2
... by Chinese fascists assumed a public face via their mass media initiatives. These media initiatives, which embraced modernist aesthetics as well as modern technologies like radio and film, reveal how GMD fascists styled themselves as anticonservative political vanguards and sought to mobilize the wider...
Book Chapter

By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... One particular songstress type was the “wildcat,” or singing country lass, associated with a highly popular cycle of “rustic singing films” and most famously embodied by actress Chung Ching. Chung was a somewhat idiosyncratic case—typecast as a songstress despite her lack of vocal talent. Her...
Book Chapter

By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... Hong Kong cinema diaspora film music musicals opera films ...