Gendered Self-Consciousness in China's Sixth Generation Women's Cinema: a social semiotic analysis of female consciousness and self-identity in films from the independent and commercial sector

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Gendered Self-Consciousness in China's Sixth Generation Women's Cinema: a social semiotic analysis of female consciousness and self-identity in films from the independent and commercial sector

Type: Master thesis
Title: Gendered Self-Consciousness in China's Sixth Generation Women's Cinema: a social semiotic analysis of female consciousness and self-identity in films from the independent and commercial sector
Author: Schot, Noortje
Issue Date: 2017
Keywords: Chinese women's cinema
China
Chinese cinema
Social semiotics
Gender discourse in China
Sixth Generation cinema
Abstract: This thesis examines female consciousness and self-identity in six films by Chinese female directors from the Sixth Generation. This study compares three films from the independent sector to three films from the commercial sector by using the method of social semiotics.
Supervisor: Keijser, A.S.
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Department: Asian Studies (120 EC) (Master)
Specialisation: MA Asian Studies/China
ECTS Credits: 15
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/52175
 

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