Table of contents for Hong Kong connections : transnational imagination in action cinema / edited by Meaghan Morris, Siu Leung Li, and Stephen Chan Ching-kiu.

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Acknowledgments ix
Contributors xi
Introduction: Hong Kong Connections 1
Meaghan MORRIS
Part 1: History, Imagination and Hong Kong Popular 19
Culture
1. Moving Body: The Interactions Between Chinese Opera 21
and Action Cinema
YUNG Sai-shing
2. Interactions Between Japanese and Hong Kong Action 35
Cinemas
Kinnia YAU Shuk-ting
3. The Myth Continues: Cinematic Kung Fu in Modernity 49
Siu Leung LI
4. The Fighting Condition in Hong Kong Cinema: Local Icons 63
and Cultural Antidotes for the Global Popular
Stephen CHAN Ching-kiu
05. Order/Anti-Order: Representation of Identity in Hong Kong 81
Action Movies
DAI Jinhua
Part 2: Action Cinema as Contact Zone 95
06. Genre as Contact Zone: Hong Kong Action and Korean 97
Hwalkuk
KIM Soyoung
07. Hong Kong Action Film and the Career of the Telugu Mass 111
Hero
S. V. SRINIVAS
08. Hong Kong_Hollywood_Bombay: On the Function of 125
'Martial Art' in the Hindi Action Cinema
Valentina VITALI
09. Let's Miscegenate: Jackie Chan and His African-American 151
Connection
Laleen JAYAMANNE
10. The Secrets of Movement: The Influence of Hong Kong 163
Action Cinema upon the Contemporary French Avant-garde
Nicole BRENEZ
11. At the Edge of the Cut: An Encounter with the Hong Kong 175
Style in Contemporary Action Cinema
Adrian MARTIN
Part 3: Translation and Embodiment: Technologies of 189
Globalisation
12. Wuxia Redux: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon as 191
a Model of Late Transnational Production
Stephen TEO
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13. Hong Kong Film and the New Cinephilia 205
David DESSER
14. Action Cinema, Labour Power and the Video Market 223
Paul WILLEMEN
15. Spectral Critiques: Tracking "Uncanny" Filmic Paths 249
Towards a Bio-Poetics of Trans-Pacific Globalization
Rob WILSON
16. Technoscience Culture, Embodiment and Wuda pian 269
WONG Kin-yuen
¿ Notes 287
¿ Index 327

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Adventure films -- History and criticism.
Adventure films -- China -- Hong Kong -- History and criticism.