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Postsocialist modernity

Jason McGrath

Postsocialist modernity

Chinese cinema, literature, and criticism in the market age

by Jason McGrath

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular culture -- China.,
  • Motion pictures -- China.,
  • Culture in motion pictures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesChinese cinema, literature, and criticism in the market age
    StatementJason McGrath.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM621 .M372 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19863917M
    ISBN 109780804758741
    LC Control Number2007031057

    In Postsocialism and Cultural Politics, Xudong Zhang offers a critical analysis of China’s “long s,” the tumultuous years between the Tiananmen Square crackdown and China’s entry into the World Trade Organization in The s were marked by Deng Xiaoping’s market-oriented reforms, the Taiwan missile crisis, the Asian financial crisis, and the end of British colonial. Following its annexation to the USSR in June of , Lithuania was transformed into a Soviet “republic.” After some two decades of geopolitical independence between the two world wars, this Baltic nation was forced to reorient itself from “backward” capitalism to a more “progressive” modernity of socialism.¹ As a new colony in the Kremlin’s vast empire under Stalin’s watch.

    Sep 01,  · The book's diversity of approaches illuminates both postmodern art and politics from a distinctive angle. Postmodernism and the Postsocialist Condition is likely to become a significant primary source for future cultural historians."—Paul Crowther, author of The Transhistorical Image: Philosophizing Art and Its History. The essays in this volume explore the relationship between socialism and modernity across the United States, Europe, and Australia from the mids to the turn of the twenty-first century, a time that witnessed the global triumph of capitalism and the dramatic turn away from Marxism and socialism to modernity as the dominant perspective.

    Apr 09,  · In order to understand what post-modernity is, one has to understand what modernity, or modern society was! Somewhat confusingly ‘modern society’ refers to European society between roughly (ish) and post-modern society refers to European and many other ‘advanced’ ‘post-industrial’ societies from around (ish) onwards. This book tackles the intersections of postcolonial and postsocialist imaginaries and sensibilities focusing on the ways they are reflected in contemporary art, fiction, theater and cinema. After the defeat of the Socialist modernity the postsocialist space and its people have found themselves in Brand: Palgrave Macmillan.


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Oct 31,  · In his new book, Postsocialist Modernity: Chinese Cinema, Literature, and Criticism in the Market Age, Jason McGrath draws on a breadth of cleverly selected sources to examine how Chinese society and culture have been transformed in the era of mpcs.online defines this phase as the "postsocialist period." By the early s, the period of to had been designated a new era.

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pages. This project is concerned with literature, film, critical discourses, and intellectual formation in contemporary China. It investigates the cultural problematics of unevenness in China’s pursuit of modernity in the postsocialist period.¹ I look at literary and cinematic practices in contemporary China from the paradigm of uneven modernity, and examine unevenness and its effects on.

"Uneven Modernity is an excellent addition to the study of contemporary China Gong's analysis of China's contemporary cultural phenomena from the perspective of uneven modernity offers insight that is new and refreshing." - Yiyan Wang, Victoria University of Wellington, The China Journal (No 70) "Gong has written a very good book.

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Occasionally the local residents put up a fight, as in the case of Xiancun, in which some residents refused the compensation package offered to them.

Oct 24,  · This book maps ten of Jia Zhangke’s films onto three major themes: Jia’s filmmaking and China in the market society; truth claims and political unconscious; “post-socialist modernity” in Author: Xiaoping Wang. The Chinese find their experiences of postsocialist modernity reflected in all kinds of new cultural forms as well as critical debates that often question the direction of Chinese society in the midst of comprehensive and rapid change.

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“A paradox: the same century invented History and PHotography. But History is a memory fabricated according to positive formulas, a pure intellectual discourse which abolishes mythic Time; and the Photograph is a certain but fugitive testimony; so that everything, today, prepares our race for this impotence: to be no longer able to conceive duration, affectively or symbolically: the age of.

SOYUZ (Postsocialist Cultural Studies Network) Board Elections. The Postsocialist Cultural Studies Network (SOYUZ) is opening up elections to re-elect members of its board. Soyuz is broadly conceived as a group of anthropologists and other scholars working in postsocialist studies.

In Uneven Modernity: Literature, Film, and Intellectual Discourse in Postcolonial China, Haomin Gong examines how contemporary China’s pursuit of modernity leads to and is produced by the cultural problematics of unevenness that impact literary and.

Postsocialist Modernity: Chinese Cinema, Literature, and Criticism in the Market Age (completed): Book-length study of Chinese cinema and culture since the culture industry's transition to a market economy in the early s. Original research funded by a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship.“Cities Surround the Countryside is a truly exceptional book.

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Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press. pages. The book under review suggests that developmental unevenness is "an all-round phenomenon and structures the society as a whole" (13).