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New Taiwanese Cinema In Focus

Pub Date : 2015-05-29 | Author : Flannery Wilson | Publisher : Edinburgh University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781474408141
ISBN 13 : 1474408141

In the Taiwanese film industry, the dichotomy between 'art-house' and commercially viable films is heavily emphasized. However, since the democratization of the political landscape..


Taiwan Cinema

Pub Date : 2017-07-04 | Author : Kuei-fen Chiu | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781351691321
ISBN 13 : 1351691325

The book examines recent developments in Taiwan cinema, with particular focus on a leading contemporary Taiwan filmmaker, Wei Te-sheng, who is responsible for such Asian blockbuste..


Re Writing Culture In Taiwan

Pub Date : 2008-11-05 | Author : Fang-Long Shih | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134036233
ISBN 13 : 113403623X

This inter-disciplinary volume of essays opens new points of departure for thinking about how Taiwan has been studied and represented in the past, for reflecting on the current sta..


Edward Yang

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : John Anderson | Publisher : University of Illinois Press

ISBN 10 : 0252029933
ISBN 13 : 9780252029936

Having largely given up on a career in film, Edward Yang had been working as a computer engineer for several years when he saw Herzog's Aguirre, Wrath of God. Inspired to return to..


Taiwan Film Directors

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 0231128983
ISBN 13 : 9780231128988

The year 2003 marked the fiftieth anniversary of James Watson's and Francis Crick's discovery of the structure of DNA, which began a revolution in the biological sciences and radic..



Perverse Taiwan

Pub Date : 2016-12-19 | Author : Howard Chiang | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781315394008
ISBN 13 : 1315394006

Host of the first gay pride in the Sinophone world, Taiwan is well-known for its mushrooming of liberal attitudes towards non-normative genders and sexualities after the lifting of..