Member Book, Bevan, ‘Intoxicating Shanghai’ – An Urban Montage: Art and Literature in Pictorial Magazines during Shanghai’s Jazz Age

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Dear colleagues,

Happy to say my new book was published in April.

 

E-Book (PDF)  

ISBN: 978-90-04-42873-7

Publication Date: 14 Apr 2020

Hardback

ISBN: 978-90-04-42872-0

Publication Date: 16 Apr 2020

Publisher: Brill

Pages: xvi, 421 pp.

 

Loosely based around one year, 1934 – “The Year of the Magazine” – Intoxicating Shanghai explores a montage of ideas, images and sounds that were current in the transcultural melting pot that was Shanghai during the Chinese jazz age.

 

Table of Contents

Part I: Introductory Chapters..................................................................................... 1

So this is Shanghai!..................................................................................................... 1

Chapter 1: Literature and the Pictorial Magazine..................................................... 19

Chapter 2: Art and the Pictorial Magazine............................................................... 42

2a. Story One: Huilixian’ 回力線 by Hei Ying....................................................... 72

Part II: Lu Xun: Art Aficionado and Critic............................................................ 85

Chapter 3: Politics, Art and the Pictorial Magazine................................................. 85

3a. Story Two: ‘Luotuo Nicaizhuyizhe yu nüren’ 駱駝尼采主義者與女人 (Camel, Nietzscheanist and Woman) by Mu Shiying.......................................................................................... 111

Chapter 4: Two Critiques by Lu Xun..................................................................... 123

4a. Story Three: ‘Molü shan de xiaojie’ 墨綠衫的小姐 (The Lady in the Inky-Green Cheongsam) by Mu Shiying.................................................................................................................... 166

Part III: The Rise and Rise of the Pictorial Magazine.......................................... 177

Chapter 5: ‘The Year of the Magazine’, 1934........................................................ 177

Chapter 6: Manhua Artists and Pictorial Magazines Guo Jianying, Huang Miaozi and Ye Qianyu       200

6a. Story Four: ‘Sharen weisui’ 殺人未遂 (Attempted Murder) by Liu Na’ou..... 228

Part IV: The Shanghai Jazz Age............................................................................ 239

Chapter 7: Cinema, Literature and Pictorial Magazines, 1934............................... 239

Chapter 8: Jazz and Popular Music in Shanghai’s Dancehalls................................ 274

Such is Shanghai!.................................................................................................... 310    

Appendix: Notes on Books and Other Source Material........................................ 331

Bibliography............................................................................................................. 336

Index.......................................................................................................................... 377

 

For further information pleases visit: https://brill.com/view/title/54636