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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 114–137.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... This article further investigates how such medium self-reflexivity in the form of voice-overs destabilized the Manichean structure of melodrama as an established genre in Cantonese cinema, thus making space for forms of female agency amidst contending ideologies in early Cold War. Copyright © 2021 Lingnan...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 346–367.
Published: 01 October 2019
... . Singer, Ben . Melodrama and Modernity: Early Sensational Cinema and Its Contexts . New York : Columbia University Press , 2001 . Tian yu di 天與地 [ When Heaven Burns ]. TVB , 2011 . Wong, Ricky . “ Cai Tian yu di tuoli qunzhong ” 踩《天與地》脫離群眾 [Criticizing Tian yu di' s Alienation...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 170–187.
Published: 01 March 2021
... be viewed as another version of the unhappy teenagers in Datong in Unknown Pleasures . Exposed to television melodramas, popular music, commercial films, disco dances, karaoke bars, cell phones, and the internet, these young people are not completely insulated from China's modernization and development...