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Indian Popular Cinema: A Narrative of Cultural Change
CONTENTS: 1. The Beginnings 2. The Distinctiveness of Indian Popular Cinema 3. Cinema and Society in India 4. Religion, Ethnicity and Caste in Indian Cinema 5. Women in Indian Cinema 6. Styles andExpand
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The production of Asian theories of communication: contexts and challenges
The past two or three decades have witnessed an intense interest in rediscovering Asian theories of communication and exploring their applicability to modern communication studies. I myself have beenExpand
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Wong Kar-Wai's Ashes of Time
This book presents the nature and significance of Ashes of Time, and the reasons for its being regarded as a landmark in Hong Kong cinema.
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Melodrama and Asian Cinema
1. Introduction 2. Melodrama/subjectivity/ideology: Western melodrama theories and their relevance (or not) to recent Chinese cinema 3. Symbolic representation and symbolic violence: Chinese familyExpand
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The desire to excavate Asian theories of communication: one strand of the history
Abstract The last 20 years have seen a great upsurge of interest in investigations into Asian theories of communication. A number of influential scholars have chosen to focus their attention on thisExpand
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The need for the study of Asian approaches to communication.
AbstractTo develop “more pertinent and heuristically useful” theories and models of communication that reflect the cultural ethos of Asia, Asian communication scholars must replace the AristotelianExpand
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Hibakusha cinema : Hiroshima, Nagasaki and the nuclear image in Japanese film
"Mono no aware" - Hiroshima in film, Donald Richie the imagination of disaster, Susan Sontag the atomic bomb in Japanese cinema, Sato Tadao Godzilla and the Japanese nightmare - when "them!" is US,Expand
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