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Title Chinese ecocinema [electronic resource] : in the age of environmental challenge / edited by Sheldon Lu and Jiayan Mi.

Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2009.


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Description xiii, 370 p. : ill.
Note "This book originated from a panel on "New Chinese Ecocinema and Ethics of Environmental Imagination" that we organized for the annual convention of the Association for Asian Studies in Boston, March 2007"--P. [ix].
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, filmography, and index.
Contents Hydro-politics : water, river, and national trauma. Framing ambient Unheimlich : ecoggedon, ecological unconscious, and water pathology in new Chinese cinema / Jiayan Mi ; Gorgeous Three Gorges at last sight : cinematic remembrance and the dialectic of modernization / Sheldon H. Lu ; Submerged ecology and depth psychology in Wushan yunyu : aesthetic insight into national development / Nick Kaldis ; Floating consciousness : the cinematic confluence of ecological aesthetics in Suzhou River / Andrew Hageman -- Eco-aesthetics, heteroscape, and manufactured landscape. The idea-image : conceptualizing landscape in recent martial arts movies / Mary Farquhar ; Facades : the new Beijing and the unsettled ecology of Jia Zhangke's The world / Jerome Silbergeld ; Ruins and grassroots : Jia Zhangke's cinematic discontents in the age of globalization / Hongbing Zhang -- Urban space in production and disappearance. Of humans and nature in documentary : the logic of capital in West of the tracks and Blind shaft / Ban Wang ; Toward a Hong Kong ecocinema : the dis-appearance of "nature" in three films by Fruit Chan / Chris Tong ; A city of disappearance : trauma, displacement, and spectral cityscape in contemporary Chinese cinema / Jing Nie -- Bioethics, non-anthropocentrism, and green sovereignty. In the face of developmental ruins : place attachment and its ethical claims / Xinmin Liu ; Ning Hao's Incense : a curious tale of earthly Buddhism / Xiaoping Lin ; Putting back the animals : woman-animal meme in contemporary Taiwanese ecofeminist imagination / Chia-ju Chang ; "Reconstructing the god-fearing community" : filming Tibet in the twenty-first century / Donghui He.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Motion pictures -- China -- History.
Environmentalism in motion pictures.
Environmentalism -- China.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lu, Sheldon H.
Mi, Jiayan.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789622090859 (hbk.)
9622090850 (hbk.)
9622090869 (pbk.)
9789622090866 (pbk.)
9789882205376 (electronic bk.)

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