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Chinese Connections Critical Perspectives on Film, Identity, and Diaspora by Tan See-Kam
  

Chinese Connections Critical Perspectives on Film, Identity, and Diaspora

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Chinese Connections Critical Perspectives on Film, Identity, and Diaspora by Tan See-Kam

How Chinese cinema and global Chinese culture intersect over questions of identity

Reviews

According to its editors...Chinese Connections blazes a new trail, and it is easy to agree with them.... At times, the eclecticism of the contributions threatens to thwart the attempts of the book's editors to impose order; but in a sense, it is the sheer scope and number of its essays which furnish this volume with its core strength. Chinese Connections contains 19 chapters in a volume just shy of 300 pages; and these pieces manage to cover essential films and essential filmmakers at the same time as straying into less tried terrain in stimulating ways. The result is a volume that has something to say to everyone from undergraduates to film specialists. Indeed, although the last few years have seen the publication of several high-quality, broad-sweep volumes on Chinese film - both nationally and transnationally - few have quite the reach and range of this one.

- The China Quarterly


About the Author

Tan See-Kam is Associate Professor, Department of Communication, University of Macau, Macao SAR, China. His research mainly focuses on gender and Chinese-language cinema and he has published widely in this area. He is co-editor of Hong Kong Film, Hollywood and the New Global Cinema (2007) and also Hong Kong Alternative Cinema Through the Global Lens (forthcoming). Peter X Feng is Associate Professor of English and Women's Studies at the University of Delaware, where he teaches film history, Asian American Studies and Cultural Studies. He is the author of Identities in Motion: Asian American Film and Video and editor of Screening Asian Americans. Gina Marchetti teaches at the University of Hong Kong in Comparative Literature and is the author of From Tian'anmen to Times Square: Transnational China and the Chinese Diaspora on Global Screens, 1989-1997 (Temple) and Romance and the Yellow Peril : Race, Sex, and Discursive Strategies in Hollywood Fiction.

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Book Info

Publication date

28th January 2009

Author

Tan See-Kam

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Publisher

Temple University Press,U.S.

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

Films, cinema
Popular culture

ISBN

9781592132683

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