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Title East Asian cinema and cultural heritage : from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan to Japan and South Korea / edited by Yau Shuk-ting, Kinnia
Edition 1st ed
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 207 pages)
Contents Reclaiming a Legacy, Reinventing the Nation: The Epic Martial Arts Drama; D. Desser -- Forging a Global Soundscape: Inventing a 'Chinese' Heritage or Succumbing to Mainstream Sonic Culture of Western Movies?; S. Yu -- Contested Heritage: Cinema, Collective Memory, and the Politics of Local Heritage in Hong Kong; V.P.Y. Lee -- Traditional Chinese Aesthetics and Contemporary Chinese Films: Applying the Idea of qiyun to Understand the Temporal Structure of Selected Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien and Wong Kar-wai; W. Lo -- Reading the Glove Puppetry in Hou Hsiao-hsien's The Puppetmaster; W. Lin -- A 'Horrible' Legacy: Noh and J-horror; K. Yau -- The Loyal 47 Ronin Never Die: Influence of Chushingura on Japanese War Films; K. Yau -- Bringing the Tradition to the Modern; S. Kim -- Constructing East Asian Cinema through Cultural Geopolitics: King Hu's Come Drink with Me (1966) and the Evolution of Korean Martial Arts Films and Literatures in the 1960s; S. Lee
Foreword -- Reclaiming a Legacy: The New-style Martial Arts Saga and Globalized entertainment / David Desser -- Forging a Cultural Heritage in Chinese Movies: The Sinifications and Self-imposed Distancing from Chinese Culture in a Globalized Industry / Yu Siu-wah -- Contested Heritage: Cinema, Collective Memory, and the Politics of Local Heritage in Hong Kong / Vivian Lee Pui-yin -- Traditional Chinese Aesthetics and Contemporary Chinese Films: Applying the Idea of Qi-yun to Understand the Temporal Structure of Selected Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien / Lo Wai-luk -- A "Horrible" Legacy: Noh and J-horror / Kinnia Yau Shuk-ting -- The Loyal 47 Ranin Never Die: Influence of Chushingura on Japanese War Films / Kinna Yau Shuk-ting -- The Creation of Pansori Cinema: Sopyonje and Chunhyang in Creative Hybridity / Kim Shin-dong -- Martial Arts Craze in Korea: Cultural Translation of Martial Arts Film and Literature in the 1960s / Lee Sang-joon
Summary How do East Asian cultural heritages in shape film? How are these legacies being revived, or even re-created, by contemporary filmmakers? This collection examines the dynamic interactions between East Asian culture heritages - "traditional" elements including martial arts, music, landscape, aesthetics, stage performances, and legends - and cinemas in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea
"How do East Asian cultural heritages in shape film? How are these legacies being revived, or even re-created, by contemporary filmmakers? This collection examines the dynamic interactions between East Asian culture heritages - "traditional" elements including martial arts, music, landscape, aesthetics, stage performances, and legends - and cinemas in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
Subject Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- East Asia
Culture in motion pictures.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- History & Criticism.
ART -- Film & Video.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference.
Culture in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects.
East Asia.
Form Electronic book
Author Yau, Kinnia Shuk-ting
ISBN 9780230339507
0230339506
1283439905
9781283439909
9786613439901
6613439908