New horizons of transnational Chinese-language film studies : an interview with Sheldon H. Lu

Fengliang LI (Translator), Haomin GONG (Translator)

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Abstract

Sheldon Hsiao-peng Lu went to study in the United States in 1979 and was awarded a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Indiana University in 1990. He taught at University of Pittsburgh for many years before taking up a Professorship in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Davis in 2002. He founded the Film Studies programme and was its first Director. His research areas include world cinema, post-socialist film, transnational Chinese cinemas, modern Chinese literary and visual culture, Chinese traditional narratology, cultural theory, globalization studies, and East-West comparative poetics. His publications includeTransnational Chinese Cinemas: Identity, Nationhood, Gender (1997); Chinese-Language Film: Historiography, Poetics, Politics (2005); China, Transnational Visuality, Global Postmodernity (2001); Chinese Modernity and Global Biopolitics (2007); Chinese Ecocinema in the Age of Environmental Challenge (2009); and From Historicity to Fictionality: The Chinese Poetics of Narrative (1994).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-260
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Chinese Cinemas
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Bibliographical note

Written by Li Fengliang; Translated by Haomin Gong.

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New horizons of transnational Chinese-language film studies : an interview with Sheldon H. Lu. / LI, Fengliang (Translator); GONG, Haomin (Translator).

In: Journal of Chinese Cinemas, Vol. 4, No. 3, 01.01.2010, p. 245-260.

Research output: Journal PublicationsArticle (Translation)

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