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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Women through the lens.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, c2003
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|ISBN:||0824825322 9780824825324 0824832965 9780824832964|
|Description:||xxvi, 304 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Part I. Early production. From shadow-play to a national cinema ; Reconstructing history: the (im)possible engagement between feminism and postmodernism in Stanley Kwan's Center stage --
Part II. Socialist cinema. Constructing and consuming the revolutionary narratives ; Gender politics and socialist discourse in Xie Jin's The red detachment of women --
Part III. The new wave. Screening China: national allegories and international receptions ; The search for male masculinity and sexuality in Zhang Yimou's Ju dou ; Subjected body and gendered identity: female impersonation in Chen Kaige's Farewell my concubine --
Part IV. Women's films. Feminism with Chinese characteristics? ; Desire in difference: female voice and point of view in Hu Mei's Army nurse ; Transgender masquerading in Huang Shuqin's Human, woman, demon.
"Women Through the Lens will appeal to scholars and students in the fields of film, gender, and Asian studies, and to general readers interested in Chinese cinema."--BOOK JACKET.