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positions (2019) 27 (4): 597–621.
Published: 01 November 2019
...,” in which he specified the national characteristics of Japanese cinema. This essay concentrates on this third and less studied thesis. Although the argument Imamura puts forth in the thesis is elusive, aspects in it enable an interpretation of Japanese cinema along lines of phenomenological critical theory...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 953–981.
Published: 01 November 2012
... is that the combination of the female star body's overdeterminedness with malleability makes it a privileged site for constructing, deconstructing, and reconstructing the nation-oriented cinema and the correlated identity. My major concern is how Cheung's distinctly foreign presence in both films collaborates...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 643–653.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Motion Pictures. Since its theatrical premiere, Fishing Luck has shown on cable television in Taiwan and as part of Taiwan public television’s 2008 showcase of “classic national cinema,” clearly marking its status as part of a national cinema...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 661–688.
Published: 01 August 2008
... into an increasingly fleeting form of transnational capital, Korean cinema works in the interstitial space between the imperatives of transnational capitalism and the national cinema. In this liminal space, Korean cinema engages in a particular...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 839–862.
Published: 01 November 2023
... memories are negotiated in the post–Cold War Taiwanese cinema to reformulate the contentious idea of “nation” and “nationalism” in Taiwan. Ppory17@gmail.com Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Wei Te‐sheng Taiwan post–New Cinema colonial memory Taiwan New Cinema and post...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 483–515.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Philip Kaffen In 1950 Nakai Masakazu, the vice librarian of Japan’s new National Diet Library, and philosopher trained in aesthetics at Kyoto Imperial University, published an essay on cinema and contemporary aesthetics. He saw the developments of the past half century as a massive uprooting...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 495–496.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Asian languages and literature, University of California at Irvine, and coeditor of Im Kwon-taek: The Making of a Korean National Cinema (2001). Helen Hok-sze Leung, Killam postdoctoral fellow in Asian studies, the University...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 496.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Asian languages and literature, University of California at Irvine, and coeditor of Im Kwon-taek: The Making of a Korean National Cinema (2001). Helen Hok-sze Leung, Killam postdoctoral fellow in Asian studies, the University...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 623–648.
Published: 01 August 2023
... . Cai Chusheng 蔡楚生 . 1949 . “ Guanyu yueyu dianying ” 關於粵語電影 (“On Cantonese Cinema”). Ta Kung Pao , January 28 . Chang Jing Jing . 2019 . Screening Communities: Negotiating Narratives of Empire, Nation, and the Cold War in Hong Kong Cinema . Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 145–172.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of Parochialism: Globalization, Young and Dangerous IV, and Cinema Studies in Tuen Mun.” In Film History and National Cinema: Studies in Irish Film 2 , edited by Hill John Rockett Kevin , 17 – 36 . Dublin : Four Courts . Nambath Suresh . 2003 . “The Politics of Art.” Hindu , December...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 223–248.
Published: 01 February 2017
... associated with the feudal aristocracy in Hindi cinema — undermines political transition narratives of India’s development into a modern nation-­state. It shows that the state and the popular registered India’s modernization of property, gen...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 369–399.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of a subject is an unrequited dream conceptualized elsewhere in other “new” national cinemas, typically cast in any post-traumatic cinemas that come out ofperiods ofintense political repression. The cinematic construction ofa national crisis through...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 837–875.
Published: 01 November 2014
... through different visual means such as propaganda posters and cinema in order to explore the difficult relationships between politics and policy, as well as the uneasy position occupied by femininity on the national political stage. Focusing on the barefoot doctor as a case study, this article provides...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 435–454.
Published: 01 May 2009
... realist styles into an aesthetics of “disillusioned cinema”: a postmodern urban genre that simultaneously derides personal fantasies of sexual love and political fantasies of nation building. Both films use the formulas of romance to highlight the illusions and alienations of contemporary love...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 727–769.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Sarah Frederick This article analyzes interactions between text and photographic image in works of photographic fiction ( shashin shôsetsu ) printed in Japanese women's magazines from the 1930s to the 1950s, including their interaction with cinema and print culture. The essay considers the complex...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 551–579.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Sarah Raymundo This article intervenes into the connections between Philippine cinema's construction of transnational imaginaries and the post-Marcos era when neoliberal policies such as the export of feminized labor to developed countries by so-called “third world” countries like the Philippines...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 441–471.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of Hawaii Press, 1999), 113–33. 50 For discussions of the reception of transnational cinema in mainland China and Zhang Yi- mou’s films, see, for example, Sheldon Hsiao-peng Lu, “National Cinema, Cultural Critique, Transnational Capital...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 647–674.
Published: 01 August 2003
... cinema during the 1930s, when the silver screen’s mobilizational potential was seized upon as a timely solution for a nation in crisis and its entertain- ment value was resisted as at best frivolous. New China cinema, as a crucial cultural...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 329–369.
Published: 01 May 2014
... scholarly book on Man’ei in 1989 was entitled The Phantom Cinema of Man’ei by Yamaguchi Takeshi.9 This was followed a year later by the Chinese publication of Hu Chang and Gu Quan’s Manying: A Study on National Policy Films from Various...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 February 2007
... will be related to “ethically looking” in the cinema. The site of the international film festival is particularly important to my argument, as these festivals screen and display the “art films” that represent national cinemas from around the world...