Red legacies in China : cultural afterlives of the communist revolution / edited by Jie Li and Enhua Zhang
- Harvard contemporary China series ; 18
- Introduction: Discerning red legacies in China / Jie Li -- Part I. Red foundations: Making a revolutionary monument: The site of the first National Congress of the Chinese Communist party / Denise Ho -- Building big, with no regret: from Beijing's "ten great buildings" in the 1950s to China's mega-projects today / Zhu Tao -- Part II. Red art: Ambiguities of address: Cultural revolution posters and their post-Mao appeal / Harriet Evans -- Socialist visual experience as cultural identity: On Wang Guangyi and contemporary art / Xiaobing Tang -- Part III. Red classics: Performing the "Red classics": from the East is Red to the Road to Revival / Xiaomei Chen -- Red legacy in fiction / David Der-wei Wang -- Post-socialist realism in Chinese cinema / Jason McGrath -- Part IV. Red bodies: Mao's two bodies: On the curious (political) art of impersonating the great helmsman / Haiyan Lee -- "Human wave tactics": Zhang Yimou, cinematic ritual, and the problems of crowds / Andy Rodekohr -- Time out of joint: Commemoration and commodification of socialism in Yan Lianke's Lenin's Kisses / Carlos Rojas -- Part V. Red shadows: Museums and memorials of the Mao era: A survey and notes for future curators / Jie Li -- Red allure and the crimson blindfold / Geremie R. Barme.
- 9780674737181 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0674737180 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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