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Affective Spaces in Hong Kong/Chinese Cinema

Ackbar Abbas

in Cinema at the City's Edge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the problematic nature of urban space and its confusing transformations. It follows in some detail affective spaces and spatial affects in a number of recent films, set in ... More


 The Wild Gods of Te

Charles Ramble

in The Navel of the Demoness: Tibetan Buddhism and Civil Religion in Highland Nepal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195154146
eISBN:
9780199868513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154146.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

According to a local variant of a well‐known Tibetan myth, Buddhism was introduced to Mustang by the 8th‐century magus Padmasambhava, who slew and dismembered a hostile demoness that blocked his way. ... More


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