Table of contents for Postsocialist cinema in post-Mao China : the cultural revolution after the Cultural Revolution / by Chris Berry.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
Acknowledgments
1. Introduction: Toward a Postsocialist Cinema?
 Review of the Literature
 Changing China
 Cinema as a Social Institution
 Film and History
2. Writing on Blank Paper: The Classical Cinema before 1976 as a
 Didactic Paradigm
 Industry and Social Institution
 Sample Texts
 Characters
 Narrative
 Spectator Positioning and Mise-en-Scene
3. Entering Forbidden Zones and Exposing Wounds: Rewriting
 Socialist History
 The Initial Response: Continuity and Containment
 Deng Xiaoping's Power Struggle: Extending the Critique
 Deng Consolidates Power: Beyond the Cultural Revolution
4. Postsocialism and the Decline of the Hero
 Complexity
 Class Background and Party Affiliation
 Reversal or Transformation of Roles?
 5. A Family Affair: Separation and Subjectivity
 The Incidence of Romantic Love
Literary Comparisons
Romantic Love, the Family, and the Party
Memory, Subjectivity and Community
 The Peer Group and Chinese Counterculture
6. Ending it All: Bitter Love
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 The Importance of Endings
 Socialist Tragedies and Obligatory Happy Endings
 "Let the Audience Decide"
7. Afterword: Foreigner Within, Foreigner Without
Filmography
Bibliography
Appendix: The Corpus, 1976-1981
Index




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Motion pictures China History, Motion pictures Political aspects China