By Lisa Funnell,Man-Fung Yip
Critics usually describe the impression of "America," via Hollywood and different cultural industries, as a kind of cultural imperialism. This unidirectional version of interplay doesn't tackle, even though, the counter-flows of Chinese-language movies into the yankee movie industry or the effect of chinese language filmmakers, movie stars, and aesthetics in Hollywood.
The goal of this assortment is to (re)consider the advanced dynamics of transnational cultural flows among American and Chinese-language movie industries. The objective is to convey a extra ancient viewpoint to the topic, focusing as a lot at the Hollywood impression on early Shanghai or postwar Hong Kong motion pictures as at the intensifying flows among American and Chinese-language cinemas in fresh many years. participants emphasize the methods of appropriation and reception curious about transnational cultural practices, reading movie construction, distribution, and reception.
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American and Chinese-Language Cinemas: Examining Cultural Flows (Routledge Advances in Film Studies) by Lisa Funnell,Man-Fung Yip