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Island on the edge [electronic resource] : Taiwan new cinema and after / edited by Chris Berry and Feii Lu.

Contributor(s): Berry, Chris, 1959- | Lu, Feiyi.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (ix, 195 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789882201880 (electronic bk.); 9882201881 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Motion pictures -- Taiwan -- History | Fine Arts | Social Science | Cin�ema -- Taiwan -- Histoire | Producteurs et r�ealisateurs de cin�ema -- Taiwan | ART -- Film & Video | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference | Film | Taiwan | GeschichteGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Island on the edge.DDC classification: 791.430951249 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Terrorizer and the great divide in contemporary Taiwan's cultural development / Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang -- Reflections on the screen : Hou Hsiao Hsien's Dust in the Wind and the rhythms of the Taiwan new cinema / Haden Guest -- A Borrowed Life in Banana Paradise : de-Cold War/decolonization, or modernity and its tears / Chen Kuan-Hsing -- Hou Hsiao Hsien's City of Sadness : history and the dialogic female voice / Rosemary Haddon -- Myth(ology) mythologizing its own closure : Edward Yang's A Brighter Summer Day / Liu Yu-hsiu -- Hou Hsiao Hsien's The Puppetmaster : the poetics of landscape / Nick Browne -- Where is the love? : hyperbolic realism and indulgence in Vive L'Amour / Chris Berry -- Generational/cultural contradiction and global incorporation : Ang Lee's Eat Drink Man Woman / Ti Wei -- On Tsai Mingliang's The River / Gina Marchetti -- Compulsory orientalism : Hou Hsiao Hsien's Flowers of Shanghai / Nick Kaldis -- Another cinema : Darkness & Light / Feii Lu -- China simulacrum : genre, feminism, and Pan-Chinese cultural politics in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon / Fran Martin.
Summary: This English-language anthology on Taiwan new cinema and its legacy covers all the major filmmakers from Hou Hsiao Hsien and Edward Yang to Ang Lee, bringing together a range of essays that analyze individual films produced since the advent of Taiwan new cinema in the early 1980s.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Terrorizer and the great divide in contemporary Taiwan's cultural development / Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang -- Reflections on the screen : Hou Hsiao Hsien's Dust in the Wind and the rhythms of the Taiwan new cinema / Haden Guest -- A Borrowed Life in Banana Paradise : de-Cold War/decolonization, or modernity and its tears / Chen Kuan-Hsing -- Hou Hsiao Hsien's City of Sadness : history and the dialogic female voice / Rosemary Haddon -- Myth(ology) mythologizing its own closure : Edward Yang's A Brighter Summer Day / Liu Yu-hsiu -- Hou Hsiao Hsien's The Puppetmaster : the poetics of landscape / Nick Browne -- Where is the love? : hyperbolic realism and indulgence in Vive L'Amour / Chris Berry -- Generational/cultural contradiction and global incorporation : Ang Lee's Eat Drink Man Woman / Ti Wei -- On Tsai Mingliang's The River / Gina Marchetti -- Compulsory orientalism : Hou Hsiao Hsien's Flowers of Shanghai / Nick Kaldis -- Another cinema : Darkness & Light / Feii Lu -- China simulacrum : genre, feminism, and Pan-Chinese cultural politics in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon / Fran Martin.

This English-language anthology on Taiwan new cinema and its legacy covers all the major filmmakers from Hou Hsiao Hsien and Edward Yang to Ang Lee, bringing together a range of essays that analyze individual films produced since the advent of Taiwan new cinema in the early 1980s.

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