By Mary Farquhar,Yingjin Zhang
This quantity of unique essays fills an important study hole in chinese language movie experiences through providing an interdisciplinary, comparative exam of ethnic chinese language movie stars from the silent interval to the period of globalization. while experiences of stars and stardom have built significantly within the West during the last 20 years, there isn't any unmarried ebook in English that severely addresses concerns regarding stars and stardom in chinese language culture.
Chinese movie Stars deals exemplary readings of traditionally, geographically and aesthetically multifaceted celebrity phenomena. a world line up of members attempt numerous ways in making experience of discourses of stars and stardom in China and the united states, discover historic contexts during which chinese language movie stars are developed and reworked in terms of altering sociopolitical stipulations, and view problems with functionality and id particular to person stars via chapter-by-chapter case reports. The essays discover quite a lot of subject matters resembling famous person functionality, personality variety, media building, political propaganda, on-line discourses, autobiographic narration, in addition to problems with gender, style, reminiscence and identification.
Including fifteen case reviews of person chinese language stars and illustrated with movie stills all through, this e-book is an important learn for college kids of chinese language movie, media and cultural studies.
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