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Postcolonialism, Diaspora, and Alternative HistoriesThe Cinema of Evans Chan$
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Tony Williams

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9789888208166

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888208166.001.0001

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Introduction to the Work of Evans Chan

Introduction to the Work of Evans Chan

(p.1) Chapter One Introduction to the Work of Evans Chan
Postcolonialism, Diaspora, and Alternative Histories

Tony Williams

Hong Kong University Press

This opening chapter defines the artistic persona of Evans Chan with reference to his personal history – born in China, brought up in Macau and Hong Kong, took a degree in the US, and now lives in New York. Chan is seen as a transnational global subject who possesses a hybrid sensibility towards both Eastern and Western cultures. The essays by the contributors Amy Lee, Tony Williams, Hector Rodriguez, Kenneth Chan, Gina Marchetti, Michael Ingham, and Stacilee Ford are then introduced.

Keywords:   Evans Chan, essay film, transcultural cinema

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