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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


From Pearl White to White Rose Woo: Tracing the Vernacular Body of Nüxia in Chinese Silent Cinema, 1927–1931

Weihong Bao

in Exporting Perilous Pauline: Pearl White and the Serial Film Craze

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037689
eISBN:
9780252094941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037689.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the mediated cultural encounter between the American serial queen adventure and nüxiapian, a subgenre of Chinese martial arts films. The nüxiapian genre, featuring a female ... 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


King Hu's A Touch of Zen

Stephen Teo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098152
eISBN:
9789882207110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098152.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A Touch of Zen is one of the first Chinese-language films to gain recognition in an international film festival (the Grand Prix in the 1975 Cannes Film Festival), creating the generic mould for the ... More


Bruce Lee Film in Cultural Translation

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/9780231165297.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter approaches Bruce Lee's films as texts and contexts of cultural translation. It does so by establishing a rather twisted or indeed “queer” notion of translation, which involves ... 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


History as Science Fiction: Women of Action in Hong Kong Cinema

Saša Vojković

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/9780231163378.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that women-warriors in Hong Kong martial arts films have their origins in Beijing opera, martial arts novels, and traditional Chinese stories of the fantastic and the ... 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


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


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


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