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China in the Mix: Cinema, Sound, and Popular Culture in the Age of Globalization

Ying Xiao

Abstract

Scarce attention has been paid to the dimension of sound and its essential role in constructing image, culture, and identity in Chinese film and media. China in the Mix fills a critical void with an original, pioneering study of the connections and intersections of film, media, music, and popular culture in contemporary China under postsocialist reform, capitalist globalization, and hybridization. It explores fascinating topics, including appropriations of popular folklore in the Chinese new wave of the 1980s; Chinese rock ’n’ roll and youth cinema in fin de siècle China; the political-economi ... More

Keywords: Cinema, Media, Sound, popular music, mass culture, China, globalization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781496812605
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496812605.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ying Xiao, author
University of Florida