Women Through The Lens: Gender And Nation In A Century Of Chinese Cinema


by Cui, Shuqin

Women Through The Lens: Gender And Nation In A Century Of Chinese Cinema

Price:  US$60.08   (SGD78.03*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 304 pages
Published:  2003, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  0824825322
SB#:  034142 (701)

About This Book

This substantial analysis of gender in Chinese film of the 20th century approaches the subject from abroad base of feminist awareness and knowledge of cinema history. The roles and perceptions of women are followed from the 1903 silent filming of traditional opera and the 1905 narratives to the leftist films of the 1930s and the Communist years when class the communist years when class ideology might be at odds with theories of gender equality. The contemporary Hong Kong post-modern cinema and Hollywood linkages are also discussed. With filmography, illustrations and index.


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