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East Asian Cinema and Cultural Heritage


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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 R o nin Never Die: Influence of Ch u shingura 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

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YAU SHUK-TING, KINNIA Associate Professor in theDepartment of Japanese Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.


"The essays in this volume consider cinema not only as a form of cultural heritage but also as a medium through which other forms of cultural heritage can be preserved, transmitted, and adapted. . .All of the essagys present challenges to national identity and culture, and will certainly be of interest in multiple disciplines - Asian studies, theater, cinema, performance studies, cultural studies, musicology, and anthropology, among others. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through faculty." - CHOICE

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