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Transnational Chinese Cinema

Corporeality, Desire, and Ethics, 1st Edition

Edited by Brian Bergen-Aurand, Mary Mazzilli, Wai Siam Hee

Bridge 21, USA

282 pages

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Paperback: 9781626430105
pub: 2015-03-30

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This collection of essays on transnational Chinese cinema explores the corporal, psychological, and affective aspects of experiencing bodies on screen; engages with the material and discursive elements of embodiment; and highlights the dynamics between the mind and body involved in bio-cultural practices of cinematic production, distribution, exhibition, and reception.

About the Editors

Brian Bergen-Aurand is assistant professor of English and film in the Master of Arts in Contemporary China Program at Nanyang Technological University, where he specializes in film, ethics, and embodiment. He is the author of the forthcoming book, Blind Cinema

Mary Mazzilli is a lecturer in theatre at Goldsmiths College and research associate in Chinese film and theatre at SOAS, University of London. She has published several comparative studies of contemporary Chinese theatre.

Wai Siam Hee is assistant professor of Chinese at Nanyang Technological University. He writes on Chinese culture and film and is completing a history of Sinophone cinemas in Singapore and Malaya

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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General