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Statement of Research Interest

Statement of Research Interest - “China”(Peking Foreign...

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Jason Lau Statement of Research Interest 2/28/12 I am interested in the essay “The Image World” of Susan Sontag’s On Photography . I am especially fascinated by the analysis of the role of photographs, especially as propaganda, in communist China. Pages 132 to 137 Keywords: hyping up the real, old conventions of decorum, dismemberment of reality, double- edged instrument Sources: 1. Michelangelo Antonioni’s film Chung Kuo 2. A Vicious Motive, Despicable Tricks—A Criticism of Antonioni’s Anti-China Film
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Unformatted text preview: “China” (Peking: Foreign Language Press, 1974), appeared in ? ? ? ? (Renmin Ribao) ? 1974. 3. “Repudiating Antonioni’s Anti-China Film” Peking Review , No. 8 (February 22, 1974). 4. Chinese Shadows , Simon Leys 5. “Movement to emulate Lei Feng” mass ad campaign in the mid-1960s 6. “Criticize Lin Biao and Confucius” mass ad campaign in 1976...
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