Adapted for the Screen: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Fiction and Film

Adapted for the Screen: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Fiction and Film

by Hsiu-Chuang Deppman

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ISBN-13: 9780824834548
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date: 05/28/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction 1

1 Artistic Creativity and Sexual Freedom in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Wang Dulu Ang Lee 11

2 Women's Places in Raise the Red Lantern Su Tong Zhang Yimou 34

3 Politics and Love in Red Rose (and) White Rose Eileen Chang Stanley Kwan 61

4 The Class Trap in In the Mood for Love Liu Yichang Wong Kar-wai 98

5 Locating the Third Culture in Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress Dai Sijie 123

6 Politics and Poetics in A Time to Live, A Time to Die Hou Xiaoxian Zhu Tianwen 149

7 Envisioning Democracy in The Personals Chen Yuhui Chen Guofu 174

Conclusion 193

Notes 197

Bibliography 215

Selected Filmography 231

Index 235

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