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Seduction and Politics, Fight and Flight

Stephen Teo

in King Hu's A Touch of Zen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098152
eISBN:
9789882207110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098152.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the allegorical nature of the piece, the xia nü's plight as a political refugee, and the sealing of her predestined union with the male scholar hero. It picks up on the scene ... More


The Battle of the Haunted Mansion

Stephen Teo

in King Hu's A Touch of Zen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098152
eISBN:
9789882207110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098152.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes a key battle scene during which the heroes employ stratagems, bluff and dummies: a theme that reinforces the male hero's attachment to illusionary endeavors and the female ... More


The Zen Finale

Stephen Teo

in King Hu's A Touch of Zen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098152
eISBN:
9789882207110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098152.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the final Zen climax and its psychic inferences. In the aftermath of the Battle of the Haunted Mansion, the film moves on to its fantastic-marvelous phase. The final section ... More


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