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Annali di Ca’ Foscari Serie orientale. Vol. 59 – Supplemento 2023

Annali di Ca’ Foscari Serie orientale. Vol. 59 – Supplemento 2023


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edited by Giulia Baquè and Rossella Roncati

Forward to the Special Issue Fragile Selves
Dawn Chatty

The Power of Fragility
Martha Graham, Clytemnestra,and United States Cold War Propaganda
Victoria Phillips

The Panaural People’s Republic: Loudness, Loss of Self, and Sonic Social Control in Mao’s China
Joseph Lovell

The Fragility of Authorship for Film Directors in Contemporary China
Giorgio Ceccarelli

Vivian Qu’s Angels Wear White: Vulnerable Young Girls and Resistance in Contemporary China
Bérénice M. Reynaud

Fragile National Identity in Taiwanese Historical Film
A Narrative Analysis of Selected Case Studies from the 1980s to 2010s
Yiling Pan

Nation-Building Through Imperial Images
Fragility and Charisma of Emperor Meiji’s Public Persona
Maria Cărbune

Decolonising Space and the Self
A Post-Colonial Reading of Activism on Statues
Isabella D’Angelo

Secondary Pathology: ‘Cisgender Fragility’ and the Pandemic Body Politic
Lyman Gamberton

Invisible Extinction: Fragility and the Extinction of the Self in Neoliberal Societies
Oriol Batalla

Editors’ Afterword
Giulia Baquè, Rossella Roncati


Baquè, Giulia (Editor)
Roncati, Rossella (Editor)


Edizioni Ca’ Foscari - Venice University Press




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• Postcolonial studies • Radio • Imperial taboo • Noise • Transgender • Feminism • Marginalisation • Soundscape • Necropolitics • Neo-Marxism • Censorship • Taiwanese identity • Statues • Historical narrative • Vulnerability • Political space • Meiji Restoration • Art-house cinema • Extinction studies • Necrocene • Decolonization • Chinese art-house cinema • Marketisation • National cinema • Cultural analysis • Negotiation • Subalternity • Ontological securitisation • Theatre of power • Precarity • Resistance • China • Literature and Cinema • Sexual assault • Critical theory • Moral panics • Fragility • Neoliberalism • Psychopolitics • New historicism • COVID-19 • Cold War, Cultural Diplomacy, Modern Dance, United • Loudspeaker • Sound • Taiwan cinema • Public sympathy • Authorship

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• Annali di Ca’ Foscari Serie orientale. Venezia, Edizioni Ca’ Foscari - Venice University Press, 2023-12-01, 283 p.


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