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Rock ‘n’ Roll: From Rebellion to Consumption

Zhou Xuelin

in Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print September 2007 | ISBN: 9789622098497
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207707 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789622098497.003.0005
Rock ‘n’ Roll: From Rebellion to Consumption

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This chapter examines the development of rock ‘n’ roll music in China and its links with the emergent youth culture. It focuses on how young rebels use their own rock music as a means of reflecting their changing attitudes, behaviour, and “mood of living.” It examines Tian Zuangzhuang 's Rock Kids, Zhang Yuan 's Beijing Bastards, and Jiang Wen 's In the Heat of the Sun.

Keywords: rock ‘n’ roll; music; youth culture; rock music; Rock Kids; Beijing Bastards; changing attitudes

Chapter.  15285 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Film

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