Hardcover. Over the past decade, Chinese films have met with great acclaim at the international film festivals, finding an audience in commercial cinemas as well as art houses around the world. Until.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 504 pages. 1.256. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: The Encyclopedia of Chinese Film, one of the first ever encyclopedias in this area, provides alphabetically organized entries on directors, genres, themes, and actors and actresses from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan as well as 300 film synopses. Great care has been taken to provide solid cultural and historical context to the facts. The alphabetical entries are preceded by a substantial historical section, incorporating material on the the main studios and analysing the impact of Chinese film abroad as well as at home in recent years.
This Encyclopedia meets the needs, equally, of
* the film studies scholar
* the student of Chinese culture
* the specialist in Chinese film
* the curious viewer wanting to know more.
Additional features include:
* comprehensive cross-references and suggestions for further reading
* a list of relevant websites
* a chronology of films and a classified contents list
* three indexes
- (one of film and tv titles with directors names and year of release, one of names including actors, writers, directors and producers and one of studios, all with pinyin romanizations)
* a glossary of pinyin romanizations, Chinese characters and English equivalents to aid the specialist in moving between Chinese titles and English translations.
"There is little else in the reference literature that covers Chinese film as comprehensively, especially in a single volume. Academic libraries and large public libraries will find this a valuable addition to their film reference collections."
-"Against the Grain, 11/99
"[A]n asset in any university or large public library that offers a collection of or concentration in film or Asian studies."
-"Reference Books Bulletin, Feb 12, 1999
"The entries are well chosen, and the extensive bibliography is a gold mine for those wanting to read further. For its wealth of information and broad scope, this splendid work is essential...."
"Highly recommended for all academic libraries; there is no comparable reference."
-"Library Journal, 9/98
"This is one of the very few concise and comprehensive works on the subject of Chinese films. With its well-organized format and rich source of information, thisencyclopedia should satisfy those who are interested in learning about the film industry in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.."
-"American Reference Book Annual, 2000
Title: Encyclopedia of Chinese Film (Hardcover)
Publication Date: 1999
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