Week+8+Weijie+Song+-+Transgression,+Submission,+and+the+Fantasy+of+Youth+Subculture

Week+8+Weijie+Song+-+Transgression,+Submission,+and+the+Fantasy+of+Youth+Subculture

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1 Weijie Song, ―Transgression, Submission, and the Fantasy of Youth Subculture: The Nostalgic Symptoms of In the Heat of the Sun [published in 100 Years of Chinese Cinema: A Generational Dialogue , Norwalk, CT.: EastBridge, 2006, pp. 171-182 (Signature Book)] CONTENTS Acknowledgment Foreword Haili Kong Introduction John A. Lent PART ONE: Cinematic Style and Space in the 1930s and 1940s 1 Visual Style in the Silent Films Made by The Lianhua Film Company (United Photoplay Service) in Shanghai: 1931-35 Peter Rist 2 Representing History and the Nation from Afar: The Case of Qing Gong Mi Shi [A Hidden History of the Qing Court] Shuang Shen PART TWO: Historicized Cinematic Texts: The Reconfigured Past and Present 3 Rural Women and Social Change in New China Cinema: From Li Shuanguang to Ermo Xiaobing Tang 4 The Burdens of History: Lin Zexu (1959) and The Opium War (1997) Rebecca Karl 5 The Revisionist History in Recent Chinese Films: A Case Study of My 1919 Zhiwei Xiao & Hong Yin PART THREE: Zhang Yimou’s Changing Lens in the 1980s and the 1990s 6 Symbolism through Zhang Yimou's Subversive Lens in His Early Films Haili Kong
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2 7 Cinema of Postsocialism: Zhang Yimou‘s Film Production in the Late 1990s Xudong Zhang PART FOUR: The Sixth Generation Filmmakers and Beyond 8 Transgression, Submission, and the Fantasy of Youth Subculture: The Nostlagic Symptoms of In the Heat of the Sun Weijie Song 9 In Search of the Erased Half: Suzhou River , Lunar Eclipse , and the Sixth Generation Filmmakers of China Shaoyi Sun 10 The Glocal City of the Transnational Imaginary: Disappearance and Reinscription in Chinese Urban Cinema Yingjin Zhang PART FIVE: Interviews 11 Teach for a While, Direct for a While: An Interview with China‘s Xie Fei Conducted by John A. Lent 12 The Past, the Present, and the Future: An Interview with Wu Ziniu Conducted by Haili Kong 13 ―All Artists Are Narcissistic‖: An Interview with Lou Ye Conducted by Shaoyi Sun Index Editors and Contributors
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3 8 Transgression, Submission, and the Fantasy of Youth Subculture: The Nostalgic Symptoms of In the Heat of the Sun Weijie Song The Cultural Revolution, For millions of Chinese, It was the darkest years of their lives For these kids, It was sex, Self-discovery And the excrement of the streets …  poster for In the Heat of the Sun at the Film Festival of Venice In ideology the real relation is inevitably invested in the imaginary relation, a relation that expresses a will (conservative, conformist, reformist or revolutionary), a hope or a nostalgia, rather than describing a reality.  Louis Althusser 1 Since 1976, various kinds of narratives, literary and nonfictional, written and visual, have been constructed to name the Cultural Revolution (1966–76) as an unprecedented ―disaster,‖ ―catastrophe,‖ or ―holocaust‖ in twentieth-century China that was unleashed by Chairman Mao Zedong and insidiously manipulated by the ―Gang of Four.‖ From scar literature, root-seeking literature, the reflection movement, and avant-
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