Encyclopedia Of Chinese Film by Zhiwei XiaoEncyclopedia Of Chinese Film by Zhiwei Xiao

Encyclopedia Of Chinese Film

byZhiwei Xiao, Yingjin ZhangEditorYingjin Zhang

Paperback | October 11, 2014

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TheEncyclopedia of Chinese Film, one of the first ever encyclopedias in this area, provides alphabetically organized entries on directors, genres, themes, and actors and actresses from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan as well as 300 film synopses. Great care has been taken to provide solid cultural and historical context to the facts. The alphabetical entries are preceded by a substantial historical section, incorporating material on the the main studios and analysing the impact of Chinese film abroad as well as at home in recent years.
ThisEncyclopediameets the needs, equally, of
* the film studies scholar
* the student of Chinese culture
* the specialist in Chinese film
* the curious viewer wanting to know more.
Additional features include:
* comprehensive cross-references and suggestions for further reading
* a list of relevant websites
* a chronology of films and a classified contents list
* three indexes
- (one offilm and tv titleswith directors names and year of release, one ofnamesincluding actors, writers, directors and producers and one ofstudios, all with pinyin romanizations)
* a glossary of pinyin romanizations, Chinese characters and English equivalents to aid the specialist in moving between Chinese titles and English translations.
Title:Encyclopedia Of Chinese FilmFormat:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 11, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415757029

ISBN - 13:9780415757027

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Table of Contents

Jackie Chan; Joan Chen; Kaige Chen; Leslie Cheung; Gong Li; Andy Lau; Ang Lee; Bruce Lee; Wong Kar-Wai; John Woo; Michelle Yeoh; Zhang Yimou; A Time to Live, A Time to Die; Chungking Express; Crows and Sparrows; Eat Drink Man Woman; Enter the Dragon; Farewell My Concubine; Hibiscus Town; Ju Dou; Raise the Red Lantern; Red Sorghum; Shanghai Triad; The Story of Qiuju; The True Story of Ah Q; The Wedding Banquet; To Live; Uproar in Heaven; Yellow Earth