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The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien: Culture, Style, Voice, and Motion By Christo ...

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The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien:

About the Author

Christopher Lupke is Professor of Chinese and Cinema Studies at Washington State University where he has coordinated Asian languages for the past sixteen years and chairs the Center for the Humanities Planning Group. A specialist in modern Chinese culture, Lupke was trained in philosophy at Grinnell College, where he received his BA, in classical Chinese at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he received his MA, and in classical and modern Chinese as well as cultural theory and film at Cornell University, obtaining his PhD in 1993. Lupke has edited two books, The Magnitude of Ming: Command, Life and Fate in Chinese Culture (University of Hawai'i Press, 2005) and New Perspectives on Contemporary Chinese Poetry (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), and edited or coedited four special theme issues of journals. He also translates. His publications have appeared in boundary 2, Comparative Literature Studies, positions: east asia critique, Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, Journal of Asian Studies, Asian Cinema, Senses of Cinema, Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese, Asymptote, Michigan Quarterly Review, New England Quarterly, Epiphany, Eleven Eleven, Free Verse, Five Points, and several other journals and edited volumes.