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Author Liu, Jin, 1974 August-

Title Signifying the local : media productions rendered in local languages in mainland China in the new millennium / by Jin Liu
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series China studies ; v. 25
China studies ; v. 25
Contents Introduction -- A historical review of the discourse of the local in twentieth-century China -- An overview of television series productions in the 2000s -- Alternative translation: performativity in dubbing films in local languages -- Empowering local community: TV news talk shows in local languages -- Ambivalent laughter: comic sketches in CCTV's spring festival eve gala -- Popular music and local youth identity in the age of the Internet -- The rhetoric of local languages as the marginal: Chinese underground and independent films by Jia Zhangke and others -- Multiplicity in mainstream studio films in local languages -- The unassimilated voice in recent fiction in local languages -- Conclusion
Summary In Signifying the Local, Jin Liu examines contemporary cultural productions rendered in local languages and dialects (fangyan) in the fields of television, cinema, music, and literature in mainland China
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Chinese language -- Dialects.
Communication and culture -- China.
Local mass media -- China.
Mass media and language -- China.
Mass media and minorities -- China.
China -- Languages.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1299829783 (electronic bk.)
9004259023 (electronic bk.)
9781299829787 (electronic bk.)
9789004259027 (electronic bk.)