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Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
... recognizable as Li Tiemei, the quint­ess­ent­ial revolutionary successor. As one of the heroes of the model opera The Red Lantern, Tiemei was thrust back into prominence in 1974, when the yangbanxi w­ ere once again vigorously promoted throughout the official media, this time as power­ful weapons...
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By Laurence Coderre
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
... com- language, 126; of Maoism, 127; of mirrors, modity, 131 180; musical, 31, 32; of porcelain, 97 99, branding, 17, 45, 89, 193 101, 103; of sculpture, 22; of socialism, 116, bureaucracy, 37, 38, 55, 58, 59, 64 118; of yangbanxi characters, 100, 175 businesses, family-­run, 59 agriculture, 6, 7, 58...
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
... with the yangbanxi hero. On the face of it, the answer elicited by this question is quite s­ imple: The yangbanxi hero is tall, muscular, solid, healthy and rosy-c­ heeked, bright-­eyed and smiling, sporting a square jaw and broad shoulders, embodying an aes- thetic with so l­ittle apparent regard for gender...
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By Laurence Coderre
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
..., Fetishism of the Commodity and Its Secret, 166. 24. Dutton, From Culture Industry to Mao Industry, 165. 25. The difficulty in translating yangbanxi lies in the notion of xi, which is most com- monly used to refer to Chinese operatic genres but h­ ere clearly comprises other per­for­ mance forms as well...
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By Laurence Coderre
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
... and Other Stories from the G­ reat Proletarian Cultural Revolution, edited by Howard Goldblatt, 126 38. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004. Chen Shenqing Yanzhe Mao Zhuxi de geming wenyi luxian shengli qianjin J­i Dengzhan gongshe ge dadui yeyu wenyi xuanchuandui dali puji geming yangbanxi...
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By Laurence Coderre
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
... of material concerns constitutes a much-n­ eeded departure from the heretofore domi- nant approach to Cultural Revolution culture. Consider, for example, the existing scholarship on one of the mainstays of the media of this ­period, the so-­called yangbanxi. A notoriously tricky term to translate, the word...
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
... Beijing operas, ballets, and symphonic works ­most closely associated with the Cultural Revolution, the yangbanxi initially belonged to the world of the stage and the live concert. But most ­people did not have the opportunity to attend full, professional yangbanxi stagings. Instead, they went to amateur...
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
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By Jie Li
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 13 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012764-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1276-4
...? 19 Other essays in Random Thoughts suggest proper curatorial practices vis- à- vis Maoist cultural artifacts, such as revolutionary model works (yangbanxi that still gave Ba Jin nightmares, because Cultural Revolu- tion rebels used to impersonate the yangbanxi heroes and terrorize intellectuals...
Published: 30 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005315-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0531-5
... Ethnography, Litera- ture, and Art. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Coderre, Laurence. 2015. Socialist Commodities: Consuming Yangbanxi in the Cul- tural Revolution. PhD dissertation, University of California, Berkeley. Cohen, Colleen Ballerino. 2010. Take Me to My Paradise: Tourism and Nationalism...
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
... of the pieces most emblematic of the Cultural Revolution ­the repre­ sen­tat­ion of yangbanxi characters, for example to the emphasis on realist aesthetics in the 1950s. It is during the course of this de­cade that historical, literary, and folk characters as well as designated models of revolutionary be­...
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013143-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1314-3
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By Jie Li
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 13 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012764-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1276-4