Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 March 2009

240 Pages

ISBN: 9780748632855

Bookseller Code (06)

Chinese Martial Arts Cinema

The Wuxia Tradition

Stephen Teo

Published by Edinburgh University Press

A study of the Chinese martial arts film focusing on the wuxia (martial chivalry) genre from its beginnings in the Shanghai cinema of the late 1920s to Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) and Zhang Yimou's Hero (2002) and House of Flying Daggers (2004).


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