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Hou Hsiao-hsien is arguably the most celebrated Chinese-language film director in the international film festival realm. However, this is not due to an inert cultural tradition so much as to numerous historical/contextual factors – most of all his being from Taiwan -- which together explain the accomplishments of Hou.

ISBN

9789622090743

Publication Date

2009

Publisher

Hong Kong University Press

City

Hong Kong

Department

Interdisciplinary Studies

Comments

Attached is the first chapter, "Hou and the Taiwanese Experience."

No Man an Island: The Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien

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