CHIN 40 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Chungking Mansions, Chinese Passport, The Big Road
Course CodeCHIN 40
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Week 9, Tuesday!
Chinese Cinema with Hollywood characteristics
Mandrin Ducks and Butterﬂies and May Fourth
•Lu Xun, Diary of a Madman!
•published in New Youth!
•part of May Forth!
•May Fourth Movement !
•Hu Shi - Language reform, vernacular Chinese!
•Change Hen-Shui, Fate in Tears and Laughter, script of Two Stars
•male actor-Raymond King!
•MDB - know the 2 deﬁnitions!
•1. Tragic love !
•larger deﬁnition, negative view to martial art, spy, tragic love, etc!
•MOVIE: Laborer’s Love!
•shadow play = precursor of the cinema!
•ﬁrst Chinese ﬁlm - Taking Army Mountain !
•Zhang Leping - abuelo que dibuja a San Mao!
•trajectory and adaptation of San Mao!
•homeless children, passive and abused!
•then transformed to join Mao!
•die from mental health problem!
•Li jinhui (後者)!
•something about his talk !
•how he suﬀered during Cultural Revolution !
•Wuxia, Jianghu !
•Fox Volant: structure, plot, history, values!
•One Armed Swordsman: Tropes!
•Ya’an Talks of 1942!
•other talks about his cult !
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