Ideology and Utopia in China s New Wave Cinema

Analyzing this paradigm shift in independent cinema, this text explores the historicity of the cinematic form and its cultural-political visions.

Ideology and Utopia in China s New Wave Cinema

Ideology and Utopia in China’s New Wave Cinema investigates the ways in which New Wave filmmakers represent China in this age of neoliberal reform. Analyzing this paradigm shift in independent cinema, this text explores the historicity of the cinematic form and its cultural-political visions. Through a close reading of the narrative strategy of key films in New Wave Cinema, Xiaoping Wang studies the movement’s impact on film, literature, culture and politics.

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Ideology and Utopia in China's New Wave Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 265
Authors: Xiaoping Wang
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-27 - Publisher: Springer

Ideology and Utopia in China’s New Wave Cinema investigates the ways in which New Wave filmmakers represent China in this age of neoliberal reform. Analyzing this paradigm shift in independent cinema, this text explores the historicity of the cinematic form and its cultural-political visions. Through a close reading of the
China in the Age of Global Capitalism
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Xiaoping Wang
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-07 - Publisher: Routledge

Jia Zhangke is praised as “the most internationally prominent and celebrated figure of the Six-Generation of Chinese filmmakers”. This book provides an examination the content and forms of Jia’s featured films and analyzes their merits and faults. Jia’s films often narrate the lives of ordinary Chinese people against the backdrop
Chinese Literature and Culture in the Age of Global Capitalism
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Xiaoping Wang
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-15 - Publisher: BRILL

Through in-depth textual analyses covering a variety of media, ranging from fiction, poetry, film to theoretical works as well as cultural phenomena, Xiaoping Wang explores newly emerging social and cultural fashions in contemporary China in the age of global capitalism.
The Chinese Cinema Book
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Song Hwee Lim, Julian Ward
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This revised and updated new edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of cinema in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, as well as to disaporic and transnational Chinese film-making, from the beginnings of cinema to the present day. Chapters by leading international scholars are grouped in thematic sections
Postsocialist Conditions
Language: en
Pages: 484
Authors: Xiaoping Wang
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-20 - Publisher: BRILL

In Postsocialist Conditions: Idea and History in China’s “Independent Cinema,” 1988-2008, WANG Xiaoping offers a comprehensive survey and trenchant critique of China’s “Independent Cinema” by the sixth-generation auteurs.