China Pop

China Pop

How Soap Operas, Tabloids, and Bestsellers Are Transforming A Culture

Book - 1995
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From her contact with a group of young novelists, film-makers and artists in China, Zha examines a wide range of developments largely unknown to Western readers: the planning of soap operas to placate popular unrest after Tiananmen; the growth of the sex tabloid and pornography industries; the new generation of entrepreneurs bringing to the mainland the consumer techniques of Hong Kong and the West; and the politics behind the censorship and commercial success of the film directors Chen Kaige (Farewell my Concubine) and Zhang Yimou (Ju Dou and Raise the Red Lantern).
Publisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, c1995.
ISBN: 9781565842496
Branch Call Number: 302.23 Zha
Characteristics: x, 210 p. ;,22 cm.


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