Semiotics of Exile in Contemporary Chinese Film

  • Authors
  • Hong Zeng

Part of the Semiotics and Popular Culture book series (SEMPC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Hong Zeng
    Pages 1-15
  3. Hong Zeng
    Pages 17-38
  4. Hong Zeng
    Pages 123-138
  5. Hong Zeng
    Pages 159-161
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 163-177

About this book


Drawing on a variety of film semiotic theories, this book sheds light on works by mainland Chinese directors, Hong Kong New Wave directors, Taiwan New Cinema directors, and overseas Chinese directors. Zeng examines the cultural/historical implications of exile through the detailed analysis of film language and theoretical exploration.


cinema film postmodernism semiotics

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