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Esther Yau <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 13 Jun 2001 13:55:48 -0700
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> Esther Yau sends the following announcement of a new Hong Kong cinema book:
> I am pleased to announce the publication of a new book on Hong Kong
> cinema for your summer reading.
> <AT FULL SPEED:  Hong Kong Cinema in a Borderless World>, edited by
> Esther C.M. Yau, gathers critical essays written by some of the most
> notable writers on the subject. "Their work, the most incisive
> account ever given of one of the world's largest film industries,
> brings the pleasures and idiosyncrasies of Hong Kong cinema into
> clear focus even as it looks at the relationships between art and the
> market, cultural theory, and the movies."---University of Minnesota
> Press.
> Contents
> Introduction: Hong Kong Cinema in a Borderless World
> Esther C.M. Yau
> Part I.   Hong Kong New Wave Cinema
> An Overview of Hong Kong's New Wave Cinema
> Law Kar
> The Emergence of the Hong Kong New Wave
> Hector Rodriquez
> Part II.  In Action: Entertainment, Aesthetics, and Reinventions
> Aesthetics in Action:  Kung Fu, Gunplay, and Cinematic Expressivity
> David Bordwell
> The Killer:  Cult Film and Transnational (Mi-s)reading
> Jinsoo An
> Life Imitates Entertainment:  Home and Dislocation
> in the films of Jackie Chan
> Steve Fore
> Tsui Hark, National Style and Polemic
> Stephen Teo
> Hong Kong Hysteria:  Martial Arts Tales from a Mutating World
> Bhaskar Sarkar
> Women on the Edges of Hong Kong Modernity:
> The Films of Ann Hui
> Elaine Yee-lin Ho
> Part III. A Culture of Disappearance: Nostalgia, Nonsense and Dislocation
> A Souvenir of Love
> Rey Chow
> Film and Enigmatization: Nostalgia, Nonsense, and Remembering
> Linda Chiu-han Lai
> Transnational Exchanges, Questions of Culture, and Global Cinema:
> Defining the Dynamics of Changing Relationships
> Gina Marchetti
> Transnationalization of the Local in Hong Kong Cinema of the 1990s
> Kwai-cheung Lo
> The Intimate Spaces of Wong Kar-wai
> Mark Siegel
> Glossary [Editor's Note: in English and Chinese]
> Selected Bibliography
> Esther C.M. Yau
> Contributors
> Index

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