China into Film: Frames of Reference in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

China into Film: Frames of Reference in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

by Jerome Silbergeld

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861890504
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 03/28/2000
Series: Envisioning Asia Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Jerome Silbergeld is Professor of Art History at the University of Washington, Seattle, and the author of several books on twentieth-century Chinese painting.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Drowning on Dry Land: Yellow Earth and the Traditionalism of the 'Avant-garde'
Yellow Earth
2. Ruins of a Sorghum Field, Eclipse of a Nation: Red Sorghum on Page and Screen
Red Sorghum
My Memories of Old Beijing
Sacrificed Youth, Horse Thief, Transmigration/Samsara, Old Well, The Trouble-Shooters
3. A Farewell to Arts: Allegory Goes to the Movies
Farewell My Concubine
The Story of Qiu Ju
4. The Veil of Tradition: Victims, Warriors and the Female Analogy
Army Nurse
Woman from the Lake of Scented Souls
5. The Force of Labels: Melodrama in the Postmodern Era
Hibiscus Town
6. The Children of Melodrama: No-drama, Pseudo-drama, Melodramatic Masquerade and Deconstruction Drama
Black Cannon Incident
The Big Parade, King of the Children
Judou, Raise the Red Lantern
Temptress Moon
Film Credits
Bibliography
Photographic Acknowledgements
Index

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