Cinema at the City's Edge, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9882206050
  • ISBN-13: 9789882206052
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 204 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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The book traces common concerns among East Asian cinemas of Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, the PRC, and Taiwan, and go beyond the now familiar notion that the Asian metropolises are successful iterations of local identity within a global network.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: The city’s Edge.
1: Arriving in the City.
2: The City Vanishes.
3: Affective Spaces in Hong Kong/Chinese Cinema.
4: Ghost Towns.
5: Workspace.
6: A Regional Network of.
7: Taipei as Shinjuku’s Other.
8: City of Youth, Ocean of Death: Taiyōzoku on the Edge of an Island.
9: Neon.
10: The City of Media Networks.
11: Transfiguring the Postsocialist City: Experimental Image-Making in Contemporary China.
12: Noir Looks and the Flash of Transgression: Trauma and the City’s Edge(s) in a Bittersweet Life.
13: Technology and (Chinese) Ethnicity.
14: In the Name of the City.
15: The City is Elsewhere.
16: Imaging the Globalized City: Rem Koolhaas, U-thèque, and the Pearl River Delta.
17: At the Center of the Outside: Japanese Cinema Nowhere.