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Journal Article

The Creation and Construction of Asian Cinema Redux

Abé Mark Nornes
Film History
Vol. 25, No. 1-2, “Inquiries, Speculations, Provocations” (2013), pp. 175-187
Published by: Indiana University Press
DOI: 10.2979/filmhistory.25.1-2.175
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ABSTRACT This article looks back to the first book imagining an “Asian cinema,” which was published in Japan on the eve of Pearl Harbor. It then works through a history of the conception of Asian cinema, discovering fundamental continuities between national and transnational cinema studies and calling for a regionalization of film history.

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