Limit search to items available for checkout
E-BOOK
Title Signifying the local : media productions rendered in local languages in mainland China in the new millennium / by Jin Liu.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013.

Copies/Volumes

LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource
Series China studies ; v. 25
China studies ; v. 25.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Mass media and language -- China.
Local mass media -- China.
Mass media and minorities -- China.
Communication and culture -- China.
China -- Languages.
Chinese language -- Dialects.
China.
Contents Introduction -- A historical review of the discourse of the local in twentieth-century China -- An overview of television series productions in the 2000s -- Alternative translation: performativity in dubbing films in local languages -- Empowering local community: TV news talk shows in local languages -- Ambivalent laughter: comic sketches in CCTV's spring festival eve gala -- Popular music and local youth identity in the age of the Internet -- The rhetoric of local languages as the marginal: Chinese underground and independent films by Jia Zhangke and others -- Multiplicity in mainstream studio films in local languages -- The unassimilated voice in recent fiction in local languages -- Conclusion.
Summary In Signifying the Local, Jin Liu examines contemporary cultural productions rendered in local languages and dialects (fangyan) in the fields of television, cinema, music, and literature in mainland China.
Other Title Print version: Liu, Jin. Signifying the local : media productions rendered in local languages in mainland China in the new millennium. Leiden : Brill, 2013 x, 315 pages China studies ; volume 25 1570-1344 9789004259010