The Resource Popular culture in Asia : memory, city, celebrity, edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons and John A. Lent, (electronic resource)

Popular culture in Asia : memory, city, celebrity, edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons and John A. Lent, (electronic resource)

Label
Popular culture in Asia : memory, city, celebrity
Title
Popular culture in Asia
Title remainder
memory, city, celebrity
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons and John A. Lent
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides perspectives on relationships between Asian popular culture and a number of major socio-political issues and movements, including war responsibility, democratization, globalization, urbanization, modernization, and gender reconstruction. It consists of studies of film, music, television, anime, architecture, and computer-mediated communication in China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. Themes include the relationships between popular culture and nationalism, Western social forces and cultural forms, regionalism, political change, modernity, traditionalism, and gender identity. The three sections of the book7memory, city, celebrity7are interlinked in their shared concern with the socio-political functions of popular culture
Cataloging source
UKPGM
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P94.65.A78
LC item number
P67 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • ebrary
  • Fitzsimmons, Lorna
  • Lent, John A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass media and culture
  • Popular culture
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies
  • Mass media and culture
  • Popular culture
  • Popular culture
  • Black & Asian studies
  • Society
  • Asia
Label
Popular culture in Asia : memory, city, celebrity, edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons and John A. Lent, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / Lorna Fitzsimmons -- Memory. Engaging the Valley of Death: The Dialogue with Modernity in The Burmese Harp / Lorna Fitzsimmons -- National Allegory, Modernization, and the Cinematic Patrimony of the Marcos Regime / Talitha Espiritu -- Censorship and the Unfinished Past: Political Satire in Contemporary South Korean Cinema / Sueyoung Park-Primiano -- City. Modernizing the Urban Landscape: Architecture and the Internationalized Face of Asia / Ian Morley -- Romancing Urban Modernity in Tokyo, Taipei, and Shanghai: The Film About Love and the Shaping of a Discursive East Asian Popular Culture / Romit Dasgupta -- Imagining Modernity in Contemporary Malaysia: Non-Western Soap Opera and the Negative Urban Morality / Azizah Hamzah and Md Azalanshah Md Syed -- Celebrity. Gender Reconstruction in Post-Mao Urban China: The Interplay between Modernity and Popular Culture / Hong Zhang -- Beyond the "Fragile Woman": Identity, Modernity, and Musical Gay Icons in Overseas Chinese Communities / Shzr Ee Tan -- Jay Chou's Music and the Shaping of Popular Culture in China / Wei-Hsin Lin
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 222 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137270207
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
631786
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844193995
  • (OCoLC)ocn844193995
Label
Popular culture in Asia : memory, city, celebrity, edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons and John A. Lent, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / Lorna Fitzsimmons -- Memory. Engaging the Valley of Death: The Dialogue with Modernity in The Burmese Harp / Lorna Fitzsimmons -- National Allegory, Modernization, and the Cinematic Patrimony of the Marcos Regime / Talitha Espiritu -- Censorship and the Unfinished Past: Political Satire in Contemporary South Korean Cinema / Sueyoung Park-Primiano -- City. Modernizing the Urban Landscape: Architecture and the Internationalized Face of Asia / Ian Morley -- Romancing Urban Modernity in Tokyo, Taipei, and Shanghai: The Film About Love and the Shaping of a Discursive East Asian Popular Culture / Romit Dasgupta -- Imagining Modernity in Contemporary Malaysia: Non-Western Soap Opera and the Negative Urban Morality / Azizah Hamzah and Md Azalanshah Md Syed -- Celebrity. Gender Reconstruction in Post-Mao Urban China: The Interplay between Modernity and Popular Culture / Hong Zhang -- Beyond the "Fragile Woman": Identity, Modernity, and Musical Gay Icons in Overseas Chinese Communities / Shzr Ee Tan -- Jay Chou's Music and the Shaping of Popular Culture in China / Wei-Hsin Lin
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 222 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137270207
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
631786
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844193995
  • (OCoLC)ocn844193995

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