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Stories as Social Critique: The Vision of China in the Films of Jia Zhangke

Konrad Ng

in Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the contemporary Chinese life in filmmaker Jia Zhangke's films. Jia's unique film language, a form that mixes fiction and documentary, and his focus on marginal lives, reveal ... More


Gossip

Jie Li

in Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167178
eISBN:
9780231538176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167178.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces a cultural genealogy of gossip in Shanghai as an everyday social practice, a recurring literary trope, and a form of counterhistory. In the Chinese cultural tradition, gossip has ... More


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