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positions (2018) 26 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Dorothy Wai Sim Lau Internet fan participation has demonstrated the emergent potency of meaning making for transnational stardom. With the ease of searching, poaching, editing, posting, tagging, and annotating texts aided by cyber technology, fans can rework the filmic and publicity materials about...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 293–294.
Published: 01 February 2014
... and Japanese Cinema (2013), Eiga wa neko dearu: Hajimete no cinema sutadizu (Cinema Is a Cat: Introduction to Cinema Studies, 2011), and Sessue Hayakawa: Silent Cinema and Transnational Stardom (2007). He is also the editor of Oxford Handbook...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 885–910.
Published: 01 August 2012
... American Idol (the number-one rated US television show for the s). With worldwide name- brand recognition, these permutations owe their success to a standard format in which aspiring singers audition for a chance to gain instant stardom in one...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 173–194.
Published: 01 February 2017
... on an investment in a longer history of Malayalam cinema. While positions 25:1  February 2017 178 Mammootty brings the weight of his stardom to bear upon the city and its history, the film’s use of the police jeep as the place...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 547–573.
Published: 01 August 2002
... longing for “modern” Hong Kong stars represented in popular media texts can be discerned in interviews I con- ducted with Japanese female fans. Hong Kong stars satisfy interviewees’ appetite for recuperating the lost stardom of Japanese performers...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 145–172.
Published: 01 February 2017
... on regionality, globalization, mobility, and gender, in an effort to understand the contemporariness of these films. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 local and global regional cinema Madurai formula masculinity stardom References Aadukalam . Dir. Vetrimaaran . Chennai...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2016
... men as asexual, passive, and unde- sirable through his tumblr blog project in which he recruits other Asian men to join him in achieving porn stardom. When demanding that his can- didates not only pose in sexually provocative ways but also show...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 457–482.
Published: 01 May 2008
... contradict Rocky’s struggle in her rock band. Composed of a Chinese Amer- ican and an African American, with Rocky as the lead singer, The Gang- ster of Love never attains stardom because audiences reject the unfamiliar sight of an Asian American...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 953–981.
Published: 01 November 2012
... rede nition of a national cinema, the latter being the border- crossing performance of an internationally recognized Hong Kong actress, Maggie Cheung. As Lucy Fischer and Marcia Landy point out, the con- nection between stardom and nation has...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 729–755.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... Gledhill, Christine. 1991. Signs of Melodrama. In Stardom: Industry of Desire, edited by Christine Gledhill, 207 29. London: Routledge. Goldberg, Jeffrey. 2015. Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe? Atlantic, April, 63 75. Goodman, David G., and Masanori Miyazawa. 1995. Jews in the Japanese Mind...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 263–292.
Published: 01 February 2014
... and Year Local Language Theme Pen Peng (Poom Poom) “Go Back Home, Shanghai Wu a critique of pop stardom Peasants” (“Huiqu and the entertainment zhongtian,” 2003) industry...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 471–502.
Published: 01 May 2002
... in the Benjaminian sense and on her own epicurean experience as unduplicable. Benjamin’s analysis of filmic stardom as a response to the vanishing of the aura is apposite here, though perhaps a shade too disapproving: “The film responds to the shrivelling...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 199–230.
Published: 01 February 2010
... scene various entertainment venues for the Korean audience. First, Tin Pan Alley–style pop singers crooned their way to stardom, and more beat- oriented music, including rock ’n’ roll, soon followed. positions 18:1  Spring 2010...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1067–1093.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., Diane Negra, “Immigrant Stardom in Imperial America: Pola Negri and the Problem of Typology,” in Bean and Negra, Feminist Reader, Tanizaki, Naomi, – Jennifer Robertson discusses the literal staging of Japanese national identity...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 669–694.
Published: 01 August 2002
... of Wang Qiyao,the novel’s protagonist,is at the outset a story of the triumphant commodity.16 Wang Qiyao could be seen as a symbol of Shanghai’s commercial culture—but only in part,which I will discuss later. Her ascent to the stardom of Miss...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 403–428.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and Chen Shuibian it was not until their 2005 concept album Seediq bale that the band catapulted to relative international stardom. I say “relative” since black metal certainly does not have the same type of cultural currency as other musical...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 February 2017
... attention. The song sequence thus manages to reclaim the word awara from its purely negative valences and invests it with the aura of stardom, signaling the arrival of a new kind of hero in Bombay cinema — the “loafer” or the quasi-­proletarian...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 603–628.
Published: 01 August 1994
... shadows of women on the silver screen proved so attractive to the (largely male) audiences that stardom was soon assigned to such film actresses as Hu Die (1907-1989) and Ruan Lingyu (1910-1935). From this perspective, it is clear...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 423–450.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Museum of Modern Chinese Literature in Beijing, marking Yang Zi s rise to national literary stardom as a minority poet (Shang 2012: 80). Wenchuan Qiang has been widely touted in China s national literary circles as a representative work of contemporary Qiang and minority literature (Shang 2012: 73 80...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1095–1125.
Published: 01 November 2012
... a national shijia shaonian (Top Ten Youth) title, and went on to study at a US gradu- ate school. Zhou Tingting’s success catapulted her father, Zhou Hong, into stardom; he has published a number of books describing his “method,” he...