Before Crazy Rich Asians, there were the Chinese celebrities in the 1930’s. In his latest book Imperfect Understanding: Intimate Portraits of Modern Chinese Celebrities, Professor Christopher Rea (University of British Columbia) takes us into the world of Chinese elites and what they had to say about each other. Louise Edwards, Scientia Professor and Deputy Head… Continue reading Cambria Press Author Interview with Professor Christopher Rea
Christopher Lupke's latest book, The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien, will be released next week at the 2016 Association of Asian Studies (AAS) annual conference in Seattle. Professor Lupke is one of the few who has visited the set of Hou's latest film, The Assassin (2015) and includes a discussion of it in his book.… Continue reading Author Interview with Christopher Lupke
Cambria Press congratulates Alison Groppe on the excellent review and recommendation of her book, Sinophone Malaysian Literature: Not Made in China, which CHOICE has praised because of how it is “exceptionally well-researched," as well as how “Groppe advances into a fresh exploration of the benefits and challenges of being a Sinophone author” and "discusses the burden on… Continue reading Cambria Press Book Review! Sinophone Malaysian Literature is “exceptionally well-researched”!