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A companion to Chinese cinema

Yingjin Zhang

A companion to Chinese cinema

by Yingjin Zhang

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Yingjin Zhang
    SeriesWiley-Blackwell companions to national cinemas
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.C4 C66 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25078396M
    ISBN 109781444330298
    LC Control Number2011041433

    Interest in Chinese literature, philosophy, cinema, qigong and other cultural artefacts around the world is stronger now than ever before. There has been a plethora of books about Chinese culture published in anglophone countries and a steady increase in students enrolling in Cited by: 6. T1 - Chinese Cinema and Technology. AU - Xu, Gary G. PY - /7/2. Y1 - /7/2. KW - Chinese cinema and technology, and Xu's unique approach. KW - Chinese fascination with film technology, shaping cinema aesthetics. KW - Laborer's Love, Street Angel, and Author: Gary G. Xu.

    Companion definition is - one that accompanies another: comrade, associate; also: one that keeps company with another. How to use companion in a sentence. History of companion.   He has contributed to numerous books and periodicals, including "The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas," "A Companion to Chinese Cinema," "Electric Shadows: A Century of Chinese Cinema," "Columbia Companion of Modern Chinese Literature," "Harvard New Literary History of Modern China," and "The Chinese Cinema Book.".

    The Unfinished Comedy (Chinese: 没有完成的喜剧, Méiyǒu wánchéng de xǐjù) is a Chinese film directed by Lü notorious satirical comedy has been described as "perhaps the most accomplished [Chinese] film made in the 17 years between and the Cultural Revolution". Due to its controversial subject matter, the movie was received very poorly by the censor critics and Directed by: Lü Ban. popular issues such as sport, cinema, performance and the Internet. Each chapter is written by a world expert in the fi eld. Invaluable for students of Chinese studies, this book includes a list of key terms, a chronology and a guide to further reading. For the interested reader.


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