Desiring the Bodies of Ruan Lingyu and Linda Lin Dai

Mazzilli, Mary. 2015. Desiring the Bodies of Ruan Lingyu and Linda Lin Dai. In: Mary Mazzilli; Brian Bergen-Aurand and Hee Wai-Siam, eds. Transnational Chinese Cinemas: Embodiment, Corporeality, Desire and the ethics of failure. Los Angeles: Bridge21 Publications. ISBN 978-1626430105 [Book Section]

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This collection of essays on transnational Chinese cinema explores the corporal, psychological, and affective aspects of experiencing bodies on screen; engages with the material and discursive elements of embodiment; and highlights the dynamics between the mind and body involved in bio-cultural practices of cinematic production, distribution, exhibition, and reception.

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Theatre and Performance (TAP)



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25 Jan 2016 12:17

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29 Jul 2016 11:28


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