Hong Kong connections : transnational imagination in action cinema /
edited by Meaghan Morris, Siu Leung Li and Stephen Chan Ching-kiu.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press ; Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2005.
xvi, 343 p. ; 24 cm.
193264301X (pbk. : alk. paper), 1932643192 (cloth : alk. paper)
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Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press ; Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2005.
193264301X (pbk. : alk. paper)
1932643192 (cloth : alk. paper)
contents note
Moving body : the interactions between Chinese Opera and action cinema / Yung Sai-shing -- Interactions between Japanese and Hong Kong action cinemas / Kinnia Yau Shuk-ting -- The myth continues : cinematic Kung Fu in modernity / Siu Leung Li -- The fighting condition in Hong Kong cinema : local icons and cultural antidotes for the global popular / Stephen Chan Ching-kiu -- Order/anti-order : representation of identity in Hong Kong action movies / Dai Jinhua -- Genre as contact Zone: Hong Kong action and Korean hwalkuk / Kim Soyoung -- Hong Kong action film and the career of the Telugu Mass hero / S.V. Srinivas -- Hong Kong, Hollywood, Bombay : on the function of 'martial art' in the Hindi action cinema / Valentina Vitali -- Let's miscegenate : Jackie Chan and his African-American connection / Laleen Jayamanne -- The secrets of movement : the influence of Hong Kong action cinema upon the contemporary French avant-garde / Nicole Brenez -- At the edge of the cut : an encounter with the Hong Kong style in contemporary action cinema / Adrian Martin -- Wuxia redux : Crouching tiger, hidden dragon as a model of late transnational production / Stephen Teo -- Hong Kong film and the new cinephilia / David Desser -- Action cinema, labour power, and the video market / Paul Willemen -- Spectral critiques: tracking "uncanny" filmic paths towards a bio-poetics of trans-Pacific globalization / Rob Wilson -- Technoscience culture, embodiment, and wuda pian / Wong Kin-yuen.
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