'A remarkable scholarly achievement, evidenced by the author's extensive research, encyclopedic knowledge of his subject and refreshing interpretations of the major trends and developments in Chinese film history ... this book establishes Zhang as the undisputed authority on Chinese cinema in the West.' - Zhiwei Xiao, California State University
'A model of forward-looking scholarship, and a superb addition to the National Cinemas series ... eminently suited to adoption on courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.' - Julian Stringer, University of Nottingham, UK
'All in all, Chinese National Cinema is a masterly synthesis of a vast subject.' - The China Journal
About the Author
Yingjin Zhang is Professor of Chinese Literature and Film, Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies at University of California San Diego. He is the co-author and editor of Routledge's Encyclopedia of Chinese Film (1998).