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Yuen Woo Ping's Wing Chun [electronic resource] / Sasha Vojkovi�c.

By: Vojkovi�c, Sa�sa.
Material type: TextTextSeries: New Hong Kong cinema: Publisher: Hong Kong : London : Hong Kong University Press ; Eurospan [distributor], 2009Description: 1 online resource (xii, 142 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789888053407 (electronic bk.); 988805340X (electronic bk.); 9789622099678 (pbk.); 962209967X (pbk.).Subject(s): Yuen, Wo-ping, 1945- -- Criticism and interpretation | Wing Chun (Motion picture) | Martial arts films -- History and criticism | Motion picture producers and directors -- China -- Hong Kong | Social Science | Fine Arts | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- History & Criticism | Yuen, Wo-ping | Wing Chun <Film>Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Yuen Woo Ping's Wing Chun.DDC classification: 791.4372 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Series Preface; Acknowledgements; 1.Yuen Woo Ping and the Art of Empowering Female Characters; 2.Structuring the Narrative: Becoming "Wing Chun"; 3.The Power of Female Action; 4.The Universe of Yuen Woo Ping; 5.Re-thinking Conceptual Tools, Re-framing Imaginary Solutions; Notes; Filmography; Bibliography;
Summary: Yuen Woo Ping's kung fu comedy based on the legendary female character Wing Chun is a landmark of action choreography and heroic womanhood in Chinese cinema. This book explores Wing Chun's narrative representation of femininity and the martial arts genre, its history, traditions and cultural influences.
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Yuen Woo Ping's kung fu comedy based on the legendary female character Wing Chun is a landmark of action choreography and heroic womanhood in Chinese cinema. This book explores Wing Chun's narrative representation of femininity and the martial arts genre, its history, traditions and cultural influences.

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Series Preface; Acknowledgements; 1.Yuen Woo Ping and the Art of Empowering Female Characters; 2.Structuring the Narrative: Becoming "Wing Chun"; 3.The Power of Female Action; 4.The Universe of Yuen Woo Ping; 5.Re-thinking Conceptual Tools, Re-framing Imaginary Solutions; Notes; Filmography; Bibliography;

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