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Beyond Bruce Lee

Paul Bowman

in Beyond Bruce Lee: Chasing the Dragon Through Film, Philosophy, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165297
eISBN:
9780231850360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165297.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The main purpose of this volume is to reconnect approaches to understanding Bruce Lee with historical, cultural, and economic contexts and processes, as well as emphasize the ways in which Bruce Lee ... More


Bruce Lee Beyond Pedagogy

Paul Bowman

in Beyond Bruce Lee: Chasing the Dragon Through Film, Philosophy, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165297
eISBN:
9780231850360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165297.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Any consideration of Bruce Lee must take into account his importance as a muse, an inspiration, and an educator. This chapter returns to key examples and instances of Bruce Lee and pedagogy, in order ... More


Bruce Lee Between Popular Culture and Cultural Politics

Paul Bowman

in Beyond Bruce Lee: Chasing the Dragon Through Film, Philosophy, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165297
eISBN:
9780231850360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165297.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assesses the discourses on Bruce Lee found in fields concerned with cultural politics, such as cultural studies, media studies, film studies, and ethnic identity studies. In these ... More


Spectres of Bruce Lee

Paul Bowman

in Beyond Bruce Lee: Chasing the Dragon Through Film, Philosophy, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165297
eISBN:
9780231850360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165297.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the various “specters” of Bruce Lee that circulate today. It focuses on the most recent return of the specter of Bruce Lee in Hong Kong cinema, where his figure can be found ... More


The Rise of Kung Fu, from Wong Fei-Hung to Bruce Lee

Stephen Teo

in Chinese Martial Arts Cinema: The Wuxia Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632855
eISBN:
9780748670833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632855.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the rise of the kung fu movie in the Hong Kong cinema. Kung fu is seen as a specific genre of the Hong Kong Cantonese cinema, particularly as represented by its prototypical ... More


Bruce Lee in the Post: Post-Colonial, Post-Modern, Post-Protestant, Post-Human

Paul Bowman

in Beyond Bruce Lee: Chasing the Dragon Through Film, Philosophy, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165297
eISBN:
9780231850360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165297.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that many studies and narratives about Bruce Lee end in disappointment as a result of the approach which is characterized by nostalgia. This nostalgia takes many forms. Some of ... More


Beyond Bruce Lee: Chasing the Dragon Through Film, Philosophy, and Popular Culture

Paul Bowman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165297
eISBN:
9780231850360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165297.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides an in-depth understanding of Bruce Lee and examines the artist from both a cultural and historical perspective. The work begins by contextualizing Lee, examining his films and ... More


Re-Enter the Dragon, Beyond Bruce Lee

Paul Bowman

in Beyond Bruce Lee: Chasing the Dragon Through Film, Philosophy, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165297
eISBN:
9780231850360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165297.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reads the “beyond” of Bruce Lee in terms of the emergence of the “Oriental style” in Hollywood. It explores the intimate yet paradoxical relationship between “Oriental” martial arts and ... More


“You Can Stay at My Crib, I Will Show You My ’Hood”: Interethnic Male Friendship

Crystal S. Anderson

in Beyond The Chinese Connection: Contemporary Afro-Asian Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037559
eISBN:
9781621039327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037559.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter uses Lee’s film Enter the Dragon (1973) to explore the theme of interethnic male friendship between African American and Chinese men in Frank Chin’s novel, Gunga Din Highway, and two ... More


Afro-Asian Cultural Production and the Rise of the Global Culture

Crystal S. Anderson

in Beyond The Chinese Connection: Contemporary Afro-Asian Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037559
eISBN:
9781621039327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037559.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter uses Lee’s film Way of the Dragon (1972) as a model for interpreting representations of contemporary Afro-Asian cultural interaction. The film shows the successful navigation of a ... More


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