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The Resource China on Film : a Century of Exploration, Confrontation, and Controversy

China on Film : a Century of Exploration, Confrontation, and Controversy

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China on Film : a Century of Exploration, Confrontation, and Controversy
Title
China on Film
Title remainder
a Century of Exploration, Confrontation, and Controversy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
.Cs95E872D0{text-align:left;text-indent:0pt;margin:0pt 0pt 0pt 0pt}.cs5EFED22F{color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman; font-size:12pt; font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; }Leading scholar Paul G. Pickowicz traces the dynamic history of Chinese filmmaking and its stunning development decade-by-decade since the 1920s. During the last one hundred years, China has been embroiled in a seemingly unending series of wars, revolutions, and jarring social transformations. Despite daunting censorship obstacles, Chinese filmmakers have found ingenious ways of taking poli
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Pickowicz, Paul
Dewey number
  • 791.43095109/04
  • 791.4309510904
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • China
Label
China on Film : a Century of Exploration, Confrontation, and Controversy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction. The Sorrows and Joys of Chinese Filmmaking: Political and Personal Contexts; Chapter 1. Shanghai Twenties: Early Chinese Cinematic Explorations of the Modern Marriage; Chapter 2. The Theme of Spiritual Pollution in Chinese Films of the 1930s; Chapter 3. Melodramatic Representation and the May Fourth Tradition of Chinese Cinema; Chapter 4. Never-Ending Controversies: The Case of Remorse in Shanghai and Occupation-Era Chinese Filmmaking; Chapter 5. Victory as Defeat: Postwar Visualizations of China's War of Resistance
  • Chapter 6. Acting Like Revolutionaries: Shi Hui, the Wenhua Studio, and Private-Sector Filmmaking, 1949-1952Chapter 7. Zheng Junli, Complicity, and the Cultural History of Socialist China, 1949-1976; Chapter 8. The Limits of Cultural Thaw: Chinese Cinema in the Early 1960s; Chapter 9. Popular Cinema and Political Thought in Early Post-Mao China: Reflections on Official Pronouncements, Film, and the Film Audience; Chapter 10. On the Eve of Tiananmen: Huang Jianxin and the Notion of Postsocialism
  • Chapter 11. Velvet Prisons and the Political Economy of Chinese Filmmaking in the Late 1980s and Early 1990sChapter 12. Social and Political Dynamics of Underground Filmmaking in Early Twenty-First-Century China; Additional Work on Chinese Cinema by Paul G. Pickowicz; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn768082539
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (377 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442211803
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768082539
Label
China on Film : a Century of Exploration, Confrontation, and Controversy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction. The Sorrows and Joys of Chinese Filmmaking: Political and Personal Contexts; Chapter 1. Shanghai Twenties: Early Chinese Cinematic Explorations of the Modern Marriage; Chapter 2. The Theme of Spiritual Pollution in Chinese Films of the 1930s; Chapter 3. Melodramatic Representation and the May Fourth Tradition of Chinese Cinema; Chapter 4. Never-Ending Controversies: The Case of Remorse in Shanghai and Occupation-Era Chinese Filmmaking; Chapter 5. Victory as Defeat: Postwar Visualizations of China's War of Resistance
  • Chapter 6. Acting Like Revolutionaries: Shi Hui, the Wenhua Studio, and Private-Sector Filmmaking, 1949-1952Chapter 7. Zheng Junli, Complicity, and the Cultural History of Socialist China, 1949-1976; Chapter 8. The Limits of Cultural Thaw: Chinese Cinema in the Early 1960s; Chapter 9. Popular Cinema and Political Thought in Early Post-Mao China: Reflections on Official Pronouncements, Film, and the Film Audience; Chapter 10. On the Eve of Tiananmen: Huang Jianxin and the Notion of Postsocialism
  • Chapter 11. Velvet Prisons and the Political Economy of Chinese Filmmaking in the Late 1980s and Early 1990sChapter 12. Social and Political Dynamics of Underground Filmmaking in Early Twenty-First-Century China; Additional Work on Chinese Cinema by Paul G. Pickowicz; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn768082539
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (377 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442211803
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768082539

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