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Title: 新加坡华语电视剧华人形象研究 = A study of ethnic Chinese images in Singapore Chinese television drama
Authors: Xiang, Zhili
Keywords: Humanities::Drama
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: Nanyang Technological University
Source: Xiang, Z. (2019). 新加坡华语电视剧华人形象研究 = A study of ethnic Chinese images in Singapore Chinese television drama. Doctoral thesis, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Abstract: 本文以新加坡电视台第8频道播出的华语电视剧为研究对象,采用素材搜集、走访交流、族群研究等方法,从1982年至2016年制作的600多部华语电视剧中,选择出具有代表性的部分电视剧进行分析、分类、整理,归纳出从不同侧面塑造华人形象的六个范畴:中国侨民(华侨)、新加坡公民、英文教育、语言方言、中国新移民、其他种族(马来人、印度人)。在处理华侨与公民形象方面,新加坡华语电视剧反应了不同时代的华人的身份转变,二战前是华侨的身份认同,新加坡建国后是新加坡公民的身份认同。在对待英文教育和语言方面,新加坡的电视剧对英文教育有所反思,对于华人传统价值的流失做出了批判。在新移民与其他种族方面,新加坡的电视剧再现了社会的现实问题,即新移民、马来人、印度人跟华人的主流社会在日常生活当中是有冲突的,但是要传达的主题意识是多元族群(包括新移民)、多元种族(包括马来人、印度人)应该必须和谐共处。在电视剧中也看到了方言的使用和方言的再现,以及新移民来到新加坡,在融入本地社会生活过程中所经历的矛盾和挣扎,但这些都是从促进种族和谐增强社会凝聚力的角度加以表现和阐释,体现新加坡电视剧所要传达的和谐共处的理念与宗旨。 MediaCorp Channel 8 of Singapore has produced more than 600 TV series between 1982 and 2006. Based on collecting, viewing and categorizing the representative TV series of MediaCorp Channel 8, this thesis analyzes the six dimensions in the construction of images of ethnic Chinese: Chinese nationals (Overseas Chinese), Singapore citizens, English education, language dialects, new immigrants from China, and other races in Singapore like Malays and Indian. In terms of the images of Overseas Chinese and Singapore citizens, Singapore Chinese TV dramas have demonstrated the transformation of the identities; before the Second World War, the emphasis was on the establishment of the Overseas Chinese identity; after the independence of Singapore, the attention was on promoting and instilling the identity of Singapore citizens. When it comes to English education and language issues, the TV dramas have reflected on English education and criticized the loss of Chinese traditional values. Regarding new immigrants and other races, Singapore’s TV dramas have captured the realities of society: the conflicts that the mainstream Chinese have with  new immigrants, Malays, and Indians. However, the theme expressed is on the harmonious coexistence of a multi-ethnic and multiracial society. The use of dialects and the struggles of new immigrants in adapting to local society were also presented in these TV dramas from the perspective of promoting social harmony and enhancing social cohesion, which is part of the vision and mission of the Singapore media.
DOI: 10.32657/10356/142733
Rights: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0).
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