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Title Cinema at the city's edge : film and urban networks in East Asia / edited by Yomi Braester and James Tweedie
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 204 pages) : illustrations
Series TransAsia: screen cultures
TransAsia--screen cultures.
Contents Introduction: The city's edge / James Tweedie and Yomi Braester -- Interlude 1: Arriving in the city; touring the city; watching the city / Yomi Braester -- Affective spaces in Hong Kong / Chinese cinema / Ackbar Abbas -- Ghost towns / Dudley Andrew -- Interlude 2: Workspace / James Tweedie -- Taipei as Shinijuku's other / Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh -- City of youth, ocean of death: Taiyōzooku on the edge of an island / Yiman Wang -- Interlude 3: Neon / James Tweedie -- Transfiguring the postsocialist city: experimental image-making in contemporary China / Zhang Zhen -- Noir looks and flash of transgression: trauma and the city's edge(s) in A bittersweet life / Susie Jie Young Kim -- Technology and (Chinese) ethnicity / Darrell William Davis -- Interlude 4: In the name of the city / Yomi Braester -- Imaging the globalized city: Rem Koolhaas, U-thèque, and the Pearl River Delta / Chris Berry -- At the center of the outside: Japanese cinema nowhere / Akira Mizuta Lippit
Summary These essays trace common concerns among East Asian cinemas of Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, the PRC, and Taiwan, and go beyond the now familiar notion that the Asian metropolises are successful iterations of local identity within a global network
Notes "This volume is the outcome of a conference held at the University of Washington in April 2006"--Acknowledgements
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-195) and index
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Subject Cities and towns in motion pictures -- Congresses.
Cities and towns -- East Asia -- Growth -- Congresses.
Digital cinematography -- East Asia -- Congresses.
Motion pictures -- East Asia -- Congresses.
Urbanization -- East Asia -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Braester, Yomi.
Tweedie, James.
ISBN 9789882206052 (electronic bk.)
9882206050 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Film and urban networks in East Asia