The field of Taiwan cinema recently has witnessed a burst of new energy and talents, evidenced by a stream of books and collections of essays. However, few studies are devoted exclusively to Taiwan cinema. In June Yip's Envisioning Taiwan: Fiction, Cinema, and the Nation in the Cultural Imaginary (Durham, N.C.:Duke University Press, 2004); Chinese-Language Film: Historiography, Poetics, Politics, edited by Sheldon Lu and Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh (Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2005); Michael Curtin's Playing to the World's Biggest Audience: The Globalization of Chinese Film and TV (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2007); Tonglin Lu's Confronting Modernity in the Cinemas of Taiwan and Mainland China (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007); and Chinese Films in Focus II, edited by Chris Berry (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), Taiwan cinema is studied in a comparative context of Chinese-language film, or treated as one of the art forms, among...
Taiwan Film Directors: A Treasure Island
Cinema Taiwan: Politics, Popularity and State of the Arts
Alexander C. Y. Huang; Taiwan Film Directors: A Treasure Island
Cinema Taiwan: Politics, Popularity and State of the Arts. Journal of Asian Studies 1 February 2010; 69 (1): 240–243. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021911809992099
Download citation file: