Primitive Passions by Rey Chow
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Primitive Passions
By Rey Chow

Primitive Passions

Visuality, Sexuality, Ethnography and Contemporary Chinese Cinema

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Primitive Passions by Rey Chow

Book Description

Chow situates contemporary Chinese film within the broad context of Chinese history and culture, giving readers a glimpse of the unique shared identity that characterizes the current crop of outstanding filmmakers, such as Chen Kaige and Zhang Yimou.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231076838
ISBN-10: 0231076835
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 155mm x 18mm)
Pages: 252
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 23-Feb-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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Offers a collection of essays on philosopher jacques Ranciere's work on film. This book offers a range of responses to and assessments of his contributions to film studies and includes a piece by Ranciere himself. It is an assessment of Ranciere's contribution to film studies and theory.

Sentimental Fabulations, Contemporary Chinese Films by Rey Chow Sentimental Fabulations, Contemporary Chinese Films, Paperback (March 2007)

What is the sentimental? How can we understand it by way of the visual and narrative modes of signification specific to cinema and through the manners of social interaction and collective imagining specific to a particular culture in transition? This book explores these questions through contemporary Chinese directors.

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Author Biography - Rey Chow

Rey Chow is the author, most recently, of Ethics After Idealism: Theory-Culture-Ethnicity-Reading.

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