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One Country Two Cultures? Post-1997 Hong Kong Cinema and Co-productions

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Hong Kong Culture: Word and Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028412
eISBN:
9789882206960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028412.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The rise of co-productions on the one hand, and the decline of Hong Kong cinema on the other, have brought Chinese cinema into a new age in which Hong Kong cinema has been taken over. No wonder Henry ... More


Astral Ethics

J. Barton Scott

in Spiritual Despots: Modern Hinduism and the Genealogies of Self-Rule

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368672
eISBN:
9780226368702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368702.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter interprets texts by Helena Blavatsky and other members of the Theosophical Society, an occultist organization that was prominent in both India and Britain in the late nineteenth century. ... More


“A Tennessean in an Unlikely Package”: The Stand-Up Comedy of Henry Cho

Jasmine Kar Tang

in Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037832
eISBN:
9780252095955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037832.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at the comedy and figure of Southern and Asian American entertainer Henry Cho. Cho's representation of his racial subjectivity reveals how he carefully manages others' expectations ... More


Roots of American “Javas”: The 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition

Henry Spiller

in Javaphilia: American Love Affairs with Javanese Music and Dance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840945
eISBN:
9780824868161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840945.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 2: “World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893,” provides an account of the Java Village on the Midway Plaisance at the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago. Performances in the ... More


Beautiful Fighting Girls outside Japan

Saitō Tamaki

in Beautiful Fighting Girl

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654505
eISBN:
9781452946108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654505.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The term outsider artist refers to artists who have no formal education in art and do not belong to the art world. Outsider art is known as art brut in Europe and “raw art” in the U.S. This chapter ... More


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