New Taiwanese Cinema in Focus: Moving Within and Beyond the Frame by Flannery WilsonNew Taiwanese Cinema in Focus: Moving Within and Beyond the Frame by Flannery Wilson

New Taiwanese Cinema in Focus: Moving Within and Beyond the Frame

byFlannery Wilson

Paperback | June 15, 2015

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In the Taiwanese film industry, the dichotomy between "art house" and commercially viable films is heavily emphasised. However, since the democratisation of the political landscape in Taiwan, Taiwanese cinema has become internationally fluid. As the case studies in this book demonstrate,film-makers such as Hou Hsiao-hsien, Edward Yang, Tsai Ming-liang and Ang Lee each engage with international audience expectations. New Taiwanese Cinema in Focus therefore presents the Taiwanese New Wave and Second Wave movements with an emphasis on intertextuality, citation and transculturaldialogue. Flannery Wilson argues that the cinema of Taiwan since the 1980s should be read emblematically - that is, as a representation of the greater paradox that exists in national and transnational cinema studies. She argues that these unlikely relationships create the need for a new way of thinking about'transnationalism' altogether, making this an essential read for advanced students and scholars in both Film Studies and Asian Studies.About the series: Traditions in World Cinema introduces diverse and fascinating movements in world cinema. Each volume concentrates on a set of films from a different national, regional or, in some cases, cross-cultural cinema which constitute a particular tradition.
Flannery Wilson received her PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Riverside in June 2011. She teaches French, Italian and film studies. Currently, she is teaching French at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. Her research sheds light on the cross-cultural interactions between French and Italian and ...
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Title:New Taiwanese Cinema in Focus: Moving Within and Beyond the FrameFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 9.09 × 6.1 × 0.51 inPublished:June 15, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1474405576

ISBN - 13:9781474405577

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