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Reel Pilgrims: Experiencing Life with Chen Kaige

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 3 joins Fifth Generation Chinese director Chen Kaige on his pilgrimages to the Chinese heartland in Shaanxi and Yunnan Provinces while shooting on-location for Yellow Earth (1984) and King of ... More


. Home, Displacement and the Myth of Return: Journey Narratives in the 2000s

Will Higbee

in Post-beur Cinema: Maghrebi-French and North African Emigre Filmmaking in France since 2000

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640041
eISBN:
9780748693917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640041.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers another key trend in Maghrebi-French and North Afrcian émigré filmmaking in the 2000s – return journey narratives. Unlike in beur cinema of the 1980s or 1990s, where the return ... More


Feeding the Phoenix: Du Fu’s Qinzhou-Tonggu Series

Xiaofei Tian

in Reading Du Fu: Nine Views

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528448
eISBN:
9789882209916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528448.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Buddhism was a pervasive multimedia presence in medieval Chinese society and intersected with literature in a variety of ways. This chapter argues that in studying poetry and religion we should not ... More


Language Acquisition: Life Sentences

Kenneth Millard

in Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621736
eISBN:
9780748651740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621736.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter shows the conventions and characteristic habits that are present in coming-of-age novels. It shows that some novels recognize that the story of the self can only be conducted in a ... More


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