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Title Hong Kong connections : transnational imagination in action cinema / edited by Meaghan Morris, Siu Leung Li, and Stephen Chan Ching-kiu
Published Durham : Duke University Press ; Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 343 pages)
Contents Moving body : the interactions between Chinese Opera and action cinema / Yung Sai-shing -- Interactions between Japanese and Hong Kong action cinemas / Kinnia Yau Shuk-ting -- The myth continues : cinematic Kung Fu in modernity / Siu Leung Li -- The fighting condition in Hong Kong cinema : local icons and cultural antidotes for the global popular / Stephen Chan Ching-kiu -- Order/anti-order : representation of identity in Hong Kong action movies / Dai Jinhua -- Genre as contact Zone: Hong Kong action and Korean hwalkuk / Kim Soyoung -- Hong Kong action film and the career of the Telugu Mass hero / S.V. Srinivas -- Hong Kong, Hollywood, Bombay : on the function of 'martial art' in the Hindi action cinema / Valentina Vitali -- Let's miscegenate : Jackie Chan and his African-American connection / Laleen Jayamanne -- The secrets of movement : the influence of Hong Kong action cinema upon the contemporary French avant-garde / Nicole Brenez -- At the edge of the cut : an encounter with the Hong Kong style in contemporary action cinema / Adrian Martin -- Wuxia redux : Crouching tiger, hidden dragon as a model of late transnational production / Stephen Teo -- Hong Kong film and the new cinephilia / David Desser -- Action cinema, labour power, and the video market / Paul Willemen -- Spectral critiques: tracking "uncanny" filmic paths towards a bio-poetics of trans-Pacific globalization / Rob Wilson -- Technoscience culture, embodiment, and wuda pian / Wong Kin-yuen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Action and adventure films -- History and criticism.
Action and adventure films -- China -- Hong Kong -- History and criticism.
Form Electronic book
Author Chan, Stephen Ching-kiu.
Li, Siu Leung, 1958-
Morris, Meaghan.
ISBN 9789882201583 (electronic bk.)
988220158X (electronic bk.)
(paperback: alk. paper)
(cloth : alk. paper)
(paperback: alk. paper)
(cloth : alk. paper)