New PDF release: A Companion to Wong Kar-wai (Wiley Blackwell Companions to

By Martha P. Nochimson

ISBN-10: 1118424247

ISBN-13: 9781118424247

With 25 essays that embody a large spectrum of issues and views together with intertextuality, transnationality, gender illustration, repetition, using song, colour, and sound, depiction of time and house in human affairs, and Wong’s hugely unique portrayal of violence, A significant other to Wong Kar-Wai is a unique exam of the distinguished filmmaker identified all over the world for the innovation, good looks, and fervour he brings to filmmaking.

  • Brings jointly the main leading edge, in-depth, and fascinating scholarship on arguably the best residing Asian filmmaker, from a multinational workforce of validated and emerging movie students and critics
  • Covers a tremendous breadth of issues resembling the culture of the jianghu in Wong's motion pictures; queering Wong's movies now not by way of gender yet in the course of the artist's liminality; the phenomenological Wong; Wong's intertextuality; the United States via Wong's eyes; the optics of intensities, thresholds, and transfers of strength in Wong's cinema; and the diasporic presence of a few women from Shanghai in Wong's Hong Kong
  • Examines the political, old, and sociological effect of Wong and his paintings, and discusses his paintings from a number of views together with sleek, post-modern, postcolonial, and queer theory
  • Includes appendices which study Wong’s paintings in Hong Kong tv and commercials

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