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Title: Rendering the regional : local language in contemporary Chinese media 
Author: Gunn, Edward M.
Date: c2006
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press
Description: Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-250) and index. Acknowledgments -- A Note on Romanizations. -- List of Maps and Illustrations. -- Introduction. -- (Im)pure Culture in Hong Kong. -- Polyglot Pluralism and Taiwan. -- Guilty Pleasures on the Mainland Stage and in Broadcast Media. -- Inadequacies Explored: Mainland Fiction and Film. -- Concluding Note. -- Bibliography. -- Film, Video, and Audio Sources. -- List of Maps and Illustrations -- 1. Map 1: Sinitic (Han) Languages. -- 2. Map 2: Locations Cited in the Text. -- 3. Illustrated Romance and Pornography in HongKong. -- 4. From the novel Diary of an Ordinary Guy. -- 5. Mcmug Cartoon Series. -- 6. The Hong Kong Film Cageman. -- 7. "The Taste of Apples" in the Taiwan Film Sandwichman. -- 8. The Taiwan Telenovela Love. -- 9. "The Violent Protest of Damao City" by Song Zelai. -- 10. A Taiwan Media Public Service Message. -- 11. Print Media Featuring Regional News Using Local Language. -- 12. The Mainland Docu-drama "The Black Ashtree." -- 13. Maoge Cartoon Series and the playscript for Joyful Loss from Chonqing. -- 14. The Film Blush. -- 15. The Novel The Prurient Earth by Lao Cun. Table of contents also available via World Wide Web ix, 261 p. ill., maps 24 cm
ISBN:0824828836 (alk. paper)
Keywords: Language and culture -- China, Language and culture -- Taiwan, Popular culture -- China, Popular culture -- Taiwan

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