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Mainstream Culture Refocused: Toward an Understanding of Chinese Television Drama

Xueping Zhong

in Mainstream Culture Refocused: Television Drama, Society, and the Production of Meaning in Reform-Era China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834173
eISBN:
9780824870010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834173.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter first highlights the “fate” of Chinese mainstream culture and debates about it in the West, with a brief observation about their own sociocultural particularities. It argues ... More


Re-collecting “History” on Television: “Emperor Dramas,” National Identity, and the Question of Historical Consciousness

Xueping Zhong

in Mainstream Culture Refocused: Television Drama, Society, and the Production of Meaning in Reform-Era China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834173
eISBN:
9780824870010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834173.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the rise of Chinese dramas about dynastic emperors. These dramas have become an important subcategory of “history drama” on television. It argues that emperor dramas and ... More


Beyond Romance: “Youth Drama,” Social Change, and the Postrevolution Search for Idealism

Xueping Zhong

in Mainstream Culture Refocused: Television Drama, Society, and the Production of Meaning in Reform-Era China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834173
eISBN:
9780824870010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834173.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on Chinese youth drama, a subgenre on television that offers yet another interesting example of mainstream culture’s representations of social contradictions and ideological ... More


Listening to Popular Poetics: Watching Songs Composed for Television Dramas

Xueping Zhong

in Mainstream Culture Refocused: Television Drama, Society, and the Production of Meaning in Reform-Era China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834173
eISBN:
9780824870010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834173.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses songs, especially their lyrics, composed for television dramas. In an age when poetry reading has become a marginalized activity, popular songs, including those composed for ... More


In Whose Name?: “Anticorruption Dramas” and Their Ideological Implications

Xueping Zhong

in Mainstream Culture Refocused: Television Drama, Society, and the Production of Meaning in Reform-Era China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834173
eISBN:
9780824870010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834173.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the anticorruption televisual subgenre, which enjoys a much wider viewership than its counterpart, the anticorruption novel. Many of the anticorruption novels by such writers ... More


Also beyond Romance: Women, Desire, and the Ideology of Happiness in “Family-Marriage Drama”

Xueping Zhong

in Mainstream Culture Refocused: Television Drama, Society, and the Production of Meaning in Reform-Era China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834173
eISBN:
9780824870010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834173.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between women and their desire for happiness as represented in the “family-marriage” drama (jiating hunyin ju), especially those scripted or adapted from ... More


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