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

by Christopher Lupke

Table of Contents

A Note on Romanization

Chapter 1. The Odyssey of Hou Hsiao-hsien: An Overview

Chapter 2. Zhu Tianwen and the Sotto Voce of Gendered Expression in Summer at Grandpa’s

Chapter 3. Comparing Hou Hsiao-hsien and Ozu Yasujiro: Anti-Filial Conduct and the Emergence of Individual Identity

Chapter 4. The Muted Interstices of Testimony: A City of Sadness and the Predicament of Multiculturalism

Chapter 5. Time and Teleology in Hou’s Films of Quest and Disillusionment

Chapter 6. What is Said and Left Unsaid in Hou Hsiao-hsien’s Period Adaptations: Flowers of Shanghai and The Assassin

Chapter 7. Interviews and Dialogues with Hou Hsiao-hsien

Chinese Character Glossary





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