From Fu Manchu To Kung Fu Panda: Images Of China In American Film

From Fu Manchu To Kung Fu Panda: Images Of China In American Film
Tags: Naomi Greene

Beginning with silent classic Broken Blossoms and ending with the computer animated Kung Fu Panda, this book explores Chinas changing role in the American imagination. Taking viewers into zones that frequently resist logical expression or more orthodox historical investigation, the films suggest the welter of intense and conflicting impulses that have surrounded China.