Melancholy Drift, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 988220578X
  • ISBN-13: 9789882205789
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 203 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

This book looks closely at films by the most renowned directors of contemporary Chinese art cinema: Hou Hsiao-hsien, Tsai Ming-liang and Wong Kar-wai. It argues that these directors have collectively authored a distinct cinema of time across the realms of national and transnational film culture.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Acknowledgements.
Introduction.
1: Time without Measure, Sadness without Cure.
2: Photography’s Absent Times.
3: The Post-Classical Art Film.
4: The Haunted Movie Theater.
5: Chance Encounters and Compulsive Returns.
6: Coda.
7: Notes.
Bibliography.
Index.