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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2006) 21 (3 (63)): 37–61.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Kwai-Cheung Lo Camera Obscura 2006 Kwai-Cheung Lo is an associate professor of humanities and English at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is the author of Chinese Face/Off: The Transnational Popular Culture of Hong Kong (2005). Knocking Off Nationalism in Hong Kong Cinema...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 141–166.
Published: 01 September 2008
... enables this essay to then focus specifically on gay Chinese melodramatic cinema. The conventions of Chinese melodramatic mise-en-scène offer moments of excess or hyperbole that the gay romance melodramas rely on to confront the question of gay sexuality in Chinese society. Li-Kong Hsu and Chi Yin's...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1988) 6 (3 (18)): 4–7.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Chris Berry Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 ON CONTEMPORARY CHINA Army Nurse (Hu Mei, 1986) Chinese "Women's Cinema": Introduction Chris Berry "Women's cinema" was a term I first...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 16 (3 (48)): 229–263.
Published: 01 December 2001
... (ed. Zhang Ying jin, 1999), and Spaces of Their Own (ed. Mayfair Yang, 1999). She is currently completing a book on early Chinese film culture and vernacular modernity. Xuan Jinglin in An Amorous History of the Silver Screen (Mingxing, 1931), directed by Zhang Shichuan. Courtesy China Film...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 193–231.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Weihong Bao Weihong Bao 2005 Weihong Bao is a PhD candidate pursuing a joint degree in East Asian languages and civilizations and cinema and media studies at the University of Chicago. She is writing a dissertation on aesthetic affect and political modernism in modern Chinese film and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2014) 29 (2 (86)): 35–57.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Huike Wen Dwelling Narrowness ( Wo ju , translated literally as “snail dwelling”) became Chinese netizens' “favorite TV drama” in 2009. In this paper, I focus on a complex of issues in contemporary Chinese society about which Dwelling Narrowness provoked extensive discussion: love, sex, and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2012
... homosexuality in the Chinese diaspora. The four videos ( Myth(s) of Creation, Mother/Land, Movements East-West , and [os] ) that make up Xin Lu: A Travelogue in Four Parts combine memoir with a meditation on the discursive construction of travel narratives. Building on Ma's earlier work ( Toc Storee and Slanted...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Wen], Hong Kong, 1957), which introduced to Chinese-language cinema the figure of the carefree singing and dancing teenager. The figure she cuts in the film, and in many other of her vehicles, is sunny to the point of relentlessness and wholesome and upright to the point of unbelievability. But if...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 175–185.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jinying Li This article examines the Folk Memory Project, a collective documentary initiative in China that organized young filmmakers to return to their home villages to interview elders and unearth silenced memories of the devastating Chinese Great Famine of 1959–61. Focusing on two films...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 159–191.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Yiman Wang Camera Obscura 2005 Yiman Wang is currently an Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and visiting assistant professor of East Asian studies and cultural studies at Haverford College. Her works have appeared in Chinese Films in Focus: Twenty-five New Takes (2003), the Quarterly...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1988) 6 (3 (18)): 8–19.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Chris Berry Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 China's New "Women's Cinema" Chris Berry "Women's cinema" ~1 '€l-J5 ) is a term that has come into common critical usage in the People's Republic of China over the last year or two. Certainly, Chinese...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1996) 13 (2 (38)): 188–189.
Published: 01 May 1996
.... Twayne, 1997. British National Cinema by Sarah Street. Routledge, 1997. $65.00. Chinese Modernism in the Era of Reforms: Cultural Fever, Avante-Garde Fiction, and the New Chinese Cinema by Xudong Zhang. Duke University Press, 1997. The Comedy of Survival: Literary...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1988) 6 (3 (18)): 155.
Published: 01 September 1988
... theory. He has published most recently in New German Critique and Screen on, film theory and critical theory. Dudley Andrew is Director of the Institute for Cinema and Culture at the University of Iowa. He is finishing a book on poetic realism. Chris Berry is a scholar of Chinese film. He has...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 8–40.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Benjamin2 Like living things, words and phrases undergo fates inconceivable at their moments of birth. In contemporary Chinese writings, especially of the kind that we encounter in the media-newspaper articles, reviews in non-academic journals, and popular political discourses - from time to...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1993) 11 (2 (32)): 75–101.
Published: 01 September 1993
... Oedipal narratives and a story with which Chinese history and literature are peppered’-Rouge is remarkable since it confounds traditional narrative closure by preventing the ex- pected outcome promised by the terms of the Oedipal contract. What is the devoted Fleur (Anita...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1999) 14 (3 (42)): 160.
Published: 01 September 1999
... books include Primitive Passions (on contemporary Chinese cinema) and Ethics After Idealism: Theory-Culture-Ethnicity-Reading. Begining in 2000 she will be Professor of Modern Culture and Media, and Comparative Literature, and Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 151.
Published: 01 September 1996
... Literature from Stanford University. Also a creative writer, he teaches English and Humanities at Hong Kong Baptist University. His Chinese publications include "Mass Culture and Hong Kong" (1990), "Deleuze" (1997) and "Desiring Belly Button" (1997). Bill Nichols is Director of the M.A. Program in Film...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 149–183.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Dreamed I Was Wanted: Flower Drum Song and Specters of Modernity Juliana Chang The showgirl’s striptease in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammer- stein’s Chinese American musical Flower Drum Song (dir. Henry Koster, US, 1961) is risqué to be sure, but the scandalous nature of the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1988) 6 (3 (18)): 26–31.
Published: 01 September 1988
... Academy in 1978, and graduated in 1982 as a member of the "Fifth Generation" of young Chinese directors. Assigned to Shanghai Film Studio, she had to wait until 1986 before she directed her first film, a children's movie called Me and My Classmates, which won a children's film prize in China. I...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 104–125.
Published: 01 September 1996
... Fu Moon (Dragon and Tiger Kids). Turner explains: "Icons of the Hong Kong male were transformed from the weaklings of earlier Cantonese comedies and given new identities as stylish playboys or muscular heroes. A unique combination of Western body building and Chinese Kung Fu (with an admixture...