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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Arif Dirlik This essay takes up two issues: the part successive colonialisms played in forging a Taiwan identity, and the theoretical implications of the Taiwan (and Hong Kong) experience for colonialism in the making of modern identities. It argues that the cumulative experience of colonialism...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 27–44.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Leo T. S. Ching This essay analyzes two Taiwan differences in East Asia—the presence of an indigenous population and its alleged pro-Japan sentiments— and examines how indigeneity and intimacy offer the potential to rethink questions of reconciliation outside of the state-centric model of political...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 61–78.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Ya-Chung Chuang This essay examines the recent crisis of democracy in Taiwan. The Sunflower Movement and its enduring dynamism have successfully mobilized Taiwanese voters to rethink an urgent situation with regard to the “PRC effect,” which, related to an economic and political assertion of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 125–147.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Nikky Lin; Shu-jung Chen Taiwanese literature has long been closely related to social movements. In fact, Taiwan New Literature (modern Taiwanese literature) itself was born out of social protest. Taiwan’s longstanding political situation of authoritarian rule has prompted the island’s writers to...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 149–172.
Published: 01 August 2018
... in ways that reproduce the ethnic hierarchy and maintains the privileged status of Chineseness in Taiwan. The reprivileging of Chineseness operates through the commodification of Taiwaneseness as ethnicity, and thus as difference, in the age of globalization, which works to the advantage of the CCP...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 173–196.
Published: 01 August 2018
... challenged. Taiwan literature, and how its critics and writers are redefining its relationship to its complicated linguistic past and contemporary allies, marks one such important regional interface where this particular process of literary governance is unfolding. This essay places Taiwan in the regional...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 45–59.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Ping-hui Liao Since the 1949 great divide between the Republic of China and the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan has been under pressure to seek recovery from or reunification with China. Now, with the rise of China as a global superpower and the redeployment of a trans-Pacific military, as well...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 223–238.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Leo Ou-fan Lee This essay aims to gauge the different receptions of Ang Lee's recent film Lust, Caution between American and Chinese publics and across a cultural landscape of the pan-Chinese regions of Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. It also brings a contextual and historical dimension to...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 79–105.
Published: 01 August 2018
...P. Kerim Friedman For most of its postwar history, Taiwan’s government promoted a perception of the nation as a bastion of authentic Chinese culture. This changed in the 1990s, when Taiwan began to embrace its multicultural heritage, including the languages and cultures of the indigenous population...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2018
... today’s Taiwan. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Taiwanese literature Lai Xiangyin colonial modernity nationalism Cold War References Amae Yoshihisa . 2011 . “ Pro-colonial or Postcolonial? Appropriation of Japanese Colonial Heritage in Present-Day Taiwan .” Journal...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 February 2000
... as Taiwan, where there has been a long tradi- 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 60 of 237 tion of literati turned public officials, a high level of mutual dependence is also ingrained into the broader fabric of social values. In such a society, the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 257–258.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Central Library, Taiwan. She received her PhD in history from Harvard University in 2012. Her research explores the relations between science, nationalism, and colonialism. She is currently working on a manuscript on dinosaurs and scientific nationalism in twentieth-­century China. ...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Lisa Maya Knauer, eds. Memory and the Impact of Political Transformation in Public Space. Radical Perspectives. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univer- sity Press, 2005. Yip, June. Envisioning Taiwan: Fiction, Cinema, and the Nation in the Cultural Imagi- nary. Asia-Pacific. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 231–232.
Published: 01 May 2010
... University in Taiwan. His study, Be Always Converting, Be Always Con- verted: An American Poetics, was selected as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 by Choice. He teaches in the Literature Department at the University of Cali- fornia at Santa Cruz. ...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2000) 27 (3): 287–291.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., 1999. Hsiao, Li-Hung. A Thousand Moons on a Thousand Rivers. Trans. Michelle Wu. Mod- ern Chinese Literature from Taiwan. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. Hussein, Aamer, ed. Hoops of Fire: Fifty Years of Fiction by Pakistani Women.New York: St. Martin’s, Saqi Books, 1999. Hussein, Aamer...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 159–178.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., May 31, 2011; at the “Transnational American Studies as Theory and Praxis” conference, Tsinghua University, Beijing, June 8, 2012; and as part of a “Bob Dylan in Asia” panel held at Bookman Bookstore in Taipei, Taiwan, on June 15, 2012. I am grateful to fellow panelists, conference organizers, and the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 223–227.
Published: 01 February 2000
.... Loiterature. Stages. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999. Ch’u, T’ien-wen. Notes of a Desolate Man. Trans. Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li- chun Lin. Modern Chinese Literature from Taiwan. New York: Columbia University...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 9–12.
Published: 01 May 2001
... here) in the dense meditative pages of his Three Poems. The ending of the book offers an epiphany of self-loss set in a jet over the Pacific, the self neither anchored in Taiwan or Japan nor in the Bay Area or Southern California of later belonging, but lost in time, doubled into a feat of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2008
... culture, which was supposedly preserved in Taiwan and, to a much smaller extent, in isolated pockets in Hong Kong, such as the Chinese University of Hong Kong, home to the “New Confucians.” 12. The current celebrations of the six hundredth anniversary of the Zheng He voyages to the West not only...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 199–216.
Published: 01 May 2010
... with the latter emerging victorious and the KMT decamped to Taiwan. Contemporary Asian nations are therefore newly minted nationstates that resulted from anticolonial struggles and civil wars. Nationalism continues to be a very fundamental political sentiment in these...