Sights of Contestation: Localism, Globalism and Cultural Production in Asia and the Pacific

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About the Editors

Kwok-kan Tam is Professor in the Department of English, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. in English and comparative literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has published extensively on literary and cultural theory, Chinese-Western comparative literature, film and theatre studies. His recent publications include New Chinese Cinema (co-authored, 1998), The Politics of Subject Construction in Modern Chinese Literature (2000), Ibsen in China 1908-1997: A Critical-Annotated Bibliography of Criticism, Translation and Performance (2001) and Soul of Chaos: Critical Perspectives on Gao Xingjian (2001).

Wimal Dissanayake received his Ph.D. in literature at the University of Cambridge. He has been scholar-in-residence at Hong Kong Baptist University and an senior fellow of the East-West Center, Honolulu, and is currently a professor at the University of Hong Kong. He has published more than twenty books on Asian culture, communication and film studies. Among his recent publications are Global/Local: Cultural Production and the Transnational Imaginary (co-edited, 1996) and Indian Popular Cinema: A Narrative of Cultural Change (co-authored, 1998). He is an award-winning poet and has published six volumes of poetry.

Terry Siu-han Yip is Professor and Chairperson of the Department of English Language and Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University. She received her Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has published extensively on Chinese-Western comparative literature, gender studies and Chinese women's writings. Her recent publications include A Place of One's Own: Stories of Self in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore (co-edited, 1999) and Shakespeare Global/Local (co-edited, 2002).

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  • ISBN-13: 9789622018693
  • Publisher: Chinese University Press, The
  • Publication date: 2/20/2002
  • Pages: 364
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Kwok-kan Tam is Professor in the Department of English, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. in English and comparative literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has published extensively on literary and cultural theory, Chinese-Western comparative literature, film and theatre studies. His recent publications include New Chinese Cinema (co-authored, 1998), The Politics of Subject Construction in Modern Chinese Literature (2000), Ibsen in China 1908-1997: A Critical-Annotated Bibliography of Criticism, Translation and Performance (2001) and Soul of Chaos: Critical Perspectives on Gao Xingjian (2001).

Wimal Dissanayake received his Ph.D. in literature at the University of Cambridge. He has been scholar-in-residence at Hong Kong Baptist University and an senior fellow of the East-West Center, Honolulu, and is currently a professor at the University of Hong Kong. He has published more than twenty books on Asian culture, communication and film studies. Among his recent publications are Global/Local: Cultural Production and the Transnational Imaginary (co-edited, 1996) and Indian Popular Cinema: A Narrative of Cultural Change (co-authored, 1998). He is an award-winning poet and has published six volumes of poetry.

Terry Siu-han Yip is Professor and Chairperson of the Department of English Language and Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University. She received her Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has published extensively on Chinese-Western comparative literature, gender studies and Chinese women's writings. Her recent publications include A Place of One's Own: Stories of Self in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore (co-edited, 1999) and Shakespeare Global/Local (co-edited, 2002).

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Localism, Globalism and Cultural Production
1 "Modernisation" and "Modernity": The Construction of a Modern Chinese Civilisational Order 1
2 Place, Gender and Identity: The Global-Local Interplay in Three Stories from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong 17
3 Re-Siting the Global/Re-Sighting the Local: The Politics of Cultural Diaspora 35
4 From Anti-Imperialism to Post-Colonialism: Taiwan Fiction Since the 1977 Nativist Literature Debate 57
5 Hong Kong Meets Hollywood in the Extranational Arena of the Culture Industries 79
6 Post-Coloniality, Localism and the English Language in Hong Kong 111
7 Hybridity and the Transcultural Imaginary in Identity Construction: David T. K. Wong's Hong Kong Stories 131
8 The Life between the Lines: Global Identity and Local Sensibility 155
9 Globalisation as "Internationalisation": Perspectives on Nationalism in Japan 175
10 Japanese Cinema and the American Cultural Imaginary 197
11 The Politics of Incommensurability: Localism, Globalism and Cultural Production in Fiji 215
12 Subcontracting Imagination and Imageries of Bodies and Nations: The Philippines in Contemporary Transnational Asia Pacific Cinemas 257
13 the Prospect of World Citizenship 291
14 Effects of Globalisation on Literary Study 311
Notes on Contributors 335
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