Cinema and Urban Culture in Shanghai, 1922-1943
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Description: This volume establishes cinema as a vital force in Shanghai culture, focusing on early Chinese cinema. It surveys the history and historiography of Chinese cinema and examines the development of the various aspects affecting the film culture.
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Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 9/1/1999
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|List of Illustrations|
|Note on Romanization|
|List of Contributors|
|Introduction: Cinema and Urban Culture in Republican Shanghai|
|Screening Romance: Teahouse, Cinema, Spectator|
|Teahouse, Shadowplay, Bricolage: Laborer's Love and the Question of Early Chinese Cinema|
|The Romance of the Western Chamber and the Classical Subject Film in 1920s Shanghai|
|The Urban Milieu of Shanghai Cinema, 1930-40: Some Explorations of Film Audience, Film Culture, and Narrative Conventions|
|Imaging Sexuality: Cabaret Girl, Movie Star, Prostitute|
|Selling Souls in Sin City: Shanghai Singing and Dancing Hostesses in Print, Film, and Politics, 1920-49|
|The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful: Movie Actresses and Public Discourse in Shanghai, 1920s-1930s|
|Prostitution and Urban Imagination: Negotiating the Public and the Private in Chinese Films of the 1930s|
|Constructing Identity: Nationalism, Metropolitanism, Pan-Asianism|
|Constructing a New National Culture: Film Censorship and the Issues of Cantonese Dialect, Superstition, and Sex in the Nanjing Decade|
|Metropolitan Sounds: Music in Chinese Films of the 1930s|
|"Her Traces Are Found Everywhere": Shanghai, Li Xianglan, and the "Greater East Asia Film Sphere"|