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Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009047-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0904-7
... Yukio pushes to the extreme in a little- known short story about the Massacre, entitled Peo- nies (Botan 1955). In this text, the narrator and his friend visit a garden of floridly blooming peonies: Each of the peonies had its own character . . . and each one, surrounded by its patch of soil, had...
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
..., had achieved g­ reat success in the late 1950s with its line of Peony (Mudan) luxury brand radios.56 In 1959, it began offering a new combination model: The Peony 1201 added a four-­speed rec­ord player with a diamond-­tip needle to its Peony radio base and frame. It was a console-s­tyle unit...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... of the old symbolism. To escape it, one had to cast off traditional Korean costume and don Western clothes like Chŏngim in Autumn Moon Shades or like Chŏngsuk in Peony Blossoms (Moktanhwa), who became a cross-­dresser and pretended to be a man. The March First Movement of 1919 changed everything...
Book Chapter

By Harriet Evans
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009184-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0918-4
... with a modest banquet (yanhui) in a local restaurant chosen by Huiming s grand mother. Wang s father took care of all the arrangements and expenses, including the cars to transport guests to the restaurant. Huiming s family gave the couple a black and white Peony tv, and Wang s family gave them some bed linen...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003410-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0341-0
Book Chapter

By Margaret Hillenbrand
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009047-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0904-7
... xiezuo de yuanqi) (Feng Jicai), 236n31 Orwell, George, 194 Our Nanjing Platoon (Waga Nankin Pu- ratûn), 231n27 Paglen, Trevor, 21 Panjiayuan flea market, 23 25 Paths out of Youth: Portraits of 100 Educated Youths and Their Fates (Zouguo qingchun: 100 ming zhiqing de mingyun xiezhao), 238n42 Peonies...
Book Chapter

By Laurence Coderre
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
... Station), Guanyu shouyao changji jingying fang an de chubu yijian (Initial thoughts on hand-­crank rec­ord player invest- ment), document #b123-6-329-60 (June 1964), Shanghai Municipal Archive, Shanghai. 56. Peony s main domestic competition was the Panda (Xiongmao) line, produced in Nanjing. 57...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012931-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1293-1
... be the most outlandishly joyful work from the Heavy Skirt series. In Snowflower Skirt, the viewer sees an icy blue sky with an informal grid of snowflakes framing portraits of what appear to be Michael Jackson wearing a crown, Queen Elizabeth in profile, a reclining Buddha, a panda, and peonies galore...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... of this system found them- selves seized by the power of the old symbolism. To escape it, one had to cast off traditional Korean costume and don Western clothes like Chŏngim in Autumn Moon Shades or like Chŏngsuk in Peony Blossoms (Moktanhwa), who became a cross-­dresser and pretended to be a man...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003410-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0341-0