American and Chinese-Language Cinemas: Examining Cultural by Lisa Funnell,Man-Fung Yip PDF

By Lisa Funnell,Man-Fung Yip

ISBN-10: 0415731828

ISBN-13: 9780415731829

ISBN-10: 1138305855

ISBN-13: 9781138305854

Critics often describe the effect of "America," via Hollywood and different cultural industries, as a sort of cultural imperialism. This unidirectional version of interplay doesn't handle, even if, the counter-flows of Chinese-language movies into the yank movie marketplace or the impact of chinese language filmmakers, movie stars, and aesthetics in Hollywood.

The target of this assortment is to (re)consider the complicated dynamics of transnational cultural flows among American and Chinese-language movie industries. The target is to convey a extra historic standpoint to the topic, focusing as a lot at the Hollywood effect on early Shanghai or postwar Hong Kong movies as at the intensifying flows among American and Chinese-language cinemas in contemporary many years. members emphasize the approaches of appropriation and reception keen on transnational cultural practices, reading movie creation, distribution, and reception.

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