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Chinese Stardom in Participatory Cyberculture

Dorothy Wai Sim Lau

Abstract

As Chinese performers have become more visible on global screens, their professional images – once the preserve of studios and agents – have been increasingly relayed and reworked by film fans. Web technology has made searching, poaching, editing, positing, and sharing texts significantly easier. Moreover, by using a variety of seamless and innovative methods, a new mode of personality construction has been developed. With case studies of high-profile stars like Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Donnie Yen, and Michelle Yeoh, this ground-breading book examines transnational Chinese stardom as a Web-based p ... More

Keywords: Chinese stars, participatory, cyberculture, transnational, Chineseness

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474430333
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430333.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dorothy Wai Sim Lau, author
Hong Kong Baptist University