East Asian Cinema and Cultural Heritage

East Asian Cinema and Cultural Heritage - From China, Hong Kong, Taiwan to Japan and South Korea

編者:邱淑婷(YAU Shuk-ting, Kinnia)
出版社:Palgrave Macmillan

This book analyzes the fascinating and complicated connections between cultural heritage and cinemas in East Asia. By investigating the presentation of "traditional" elements including martial arts, music, landscape, aesthetics, stage performances, legends in movies made in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea, this book discusses how cultural heritage shapes cinemas, and at the same time, how these legacies are being revived, or even re-created by filmmakers. This book represents a timely and valuable contribution to English-language scholarship on East Asian cinema. It appeals to scholars in the fields of film studies, cultural studies and East Asian studies.  [more...]

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