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Transnational Representations: The State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 70s

James Wicks


Transnational Representations focuses on a neglected period in Taiwan film scholarship: the golden age of the 1960s and 1970s, which saw innovations in plot, theme and genre as directors highlighted the complexities of Taiwan’s position in the world. Combining a concise overview of Taiwan film history with analysis of representative Taiwan films, the book reveals the internal and external struggles Taiwan experienced in its search for global identity. This cross-disciplinary study adopts a transnational approach which presents Taiwan’s film industry as one that is intertwined with that of main ... More

Keywords: Chinese Studies, Transnational Cinema, Taiwan Studies, Taiwan Cinema, Film Studies, China, Taiwan, History

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9789888208500
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208500.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James Wicks, author
Point Loma Nazarene University