CFP: Revealing/Reveiling Shanghai: 20th and 21st Century Representations (9/30/14; collection)

Editors are seeking submissions for a proposed book-length collection of essays on representations of Shanghai in film and literature of the last hundred years.  Shanghai is paradoxically inclusive yet distancing; familiar yet always portrayed as "the other."  Its complex history as a quasi-colonial city, both the birthplace of Communist China and the epitome of 21st-century capitalism, makes it especially interesting for study today within an international c


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