Questions of National Cinemas

LIT 632

Films, documentaries, television series, and soap operas produced in mainland China in the post-Mao era. Topics include the history and aesthetics of the cinema, soap operas as the new forum for public debates on popular culture, the emerging film criticism in China, the relationship of politics and form in postrevolutionary aesthetics. (Same as AMES 431 but requires extra assignments.) Research paper required.
Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 631
  • CINE 632
  • VMS 632
Typically Offered