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Translingual NarrationColonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film$
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Bert Mittchell Scruggs

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780824851620

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824851620.001.0001

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The Appearance of Colonial Taiwan in Fiction and Film

The Appearance of Colonial Taiwan in Fiction and Film

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(p.113) Chapter Six The Appearance of Colonial Taiwan in Fiction and Film
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Translingual Narration
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Bert Mittchell Scruggs

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824851620.003.0006

Chapter six departs from the practice of exploring horizons of identity to test the limits of nostalgia and solastalgia as a critical approach to reading fiction and film, by looking at how both the colonial future and past are remembered. The chapter includes several close readings including a concluding rumination on the political uses of cinematic murder. Films considered in this chapter include colonial era government produced propaganda documentaries and the work of Wang Tong and Lin Zhengsheng.

Keywords:   Wang Tong, Lin Zhengsheng, costume drama, colonialism, identity-politics, colonial documentary, nostalgia, solastalgia

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