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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Kam Louie In the last century, scholars and politicians in China have attempted both in theory and in practice to advocate and carry out radically different social policies and political reforms, often in the name of Confucius. With China's rise and her increasing international power and status...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2012
... institutions with officially sponsored projections of “soft power” through the so-called Confucius Institutes. The financial gain from the “education industry” has become attractive to states such as the United States, the UK, Canada, et cetera, as well as to universities. On the other hand...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 117–127.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., time and again, essentially a history of Western conquest of the world. In contrast, Confucianism actively promotes peace and harmony, so much so that Confucius was quoted as saying, ‘‘Nothing is more precious than peace’’ (he wei gui 8 The history of China is free of religious wars. Dynasties rose...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 139–163.
Published: 01 May 2014
... a century. The king and his entourage were greeted by throngs of supporters, prominent among them graduates of Confucius Insti- tutes, waving placards with heartfelt (and heartwarming) messages that captured the American people’s enthusiasm over the newly minted partnership...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 183–206.
Published: 01 May 2008
... face behind a local mask. In short, “it is no longer possible to tell what is identifiably Chinese or identifiably Western” (PA, 123). Zhang Ziyi contra Confucius Zhang Yiwu’s claims that Zhang Ziyi, an arguably “Orientalist” movie icon, is much more important than Confucius mark...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 61–78.
Published: 01 August 2018
... . Dirlik Arif . 1995 . “ Confucius in the Borderlands: Global Capitalism and the Reinvention of Confucianism .” boundary 2 22 , no. 3 : 229 – 73 . Dirlik Arif . 2000 . “ Theory, History, Culture: Cultural Identity and the Politics of Theory in Twentieth-Century China .” Development...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2018
...-Chung . 2013 . Democracy on Trial: Social Movements and Cultural Politics in Post-Authoritarian Taiwan . Hong Kong : Chinese University of Hong Kong Press . Churchman Michael . 2011 . “ Confucius Institutes and Controlling Chinese Languages .” China Heritage Quarterly , no. 26 . http...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 August 2007
... painful summary of the morbidity of the Chinese people. For me, as he rebukes real people, he is also criticizing the history of old China, from Confucius, Laozi, Micius, and the Buddha in ancient times to sages and philosophers in the modern era. To discuss Lu Xun’s stubborn- ness, then, we must...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 255–278.
Published: 01 November 2021
... . Hanover, NH : Wesleyan University Press . Hui Andrew . 2019 . A Theory of the Aphorism: From Confucius to Twitter . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Jameson Fredric . 1991 . Postmodernism; or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism . Durham, NC : Duke University Press...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of the National Essence (Guocui baocun hui), founded in Shanghai in 1903 and edited by Deng Shi. It defended Han dynasty Old Text Confu- cianism and opposed the notion of “Confucius as reformer” and the “New Text School” advocated by Kang Youwei. It resisted Western influence by promoting the national...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 149–170.
Published: 01 May 2007
... cur- riculum is often absurd. Here, for example, is this book about society. In the section on religion are pictures that are so bad you can’t believe they’re printed. I mean, there are these gargoyles, but it’s actually Confucius, Soc- rates, et cetera—Jesus Christ is also there, on a cross...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the children of Confucius and the Yellow Emperor. More likely it is an unspoken desire to convert the Chinese to one’s way of doing things—a secular version of the missionary thing—that ironically seeks to pave the way to conversion of the Chinese by compliance in their self-representations, even when...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 93–106.
Published: 01 May 2008
... oldness contained the new. All social conditions were undergoing a complex transforma- tion, and the seemingly mighty Cultural Revolution had become a broken cocoon. The effectiveness of the “criticism of Lin Biao and of Confucius” and the “counterattack against the rightist trend...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 2009
... are being reeled in, as Pheng Cheah has argued in “Chinese Cos- mopolitanism in Two Senses.”16 What is being promoted at the Confucius Institutes being established around the world is not what’s being promoted at the Goethe Institutes (although, weirdly, their goals sound the same...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 165–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of the book The Battle for China’s Past: Mao and the Cul- tural Revolution (London: Pluto Press, 2008) and current director of the Confucius Insti- tute and professor of Chinese studies at the University of Adelaide, Australia. In his semi- autobiography, Gao challenges official verdicts on Mao’s Cultural...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and Liang Ch’i- ch’ao as Advocates of New Fiction,” in Chinese Approaches to Literature from Confucius to Liang Ch’i-Ch’ao , ed. Adele Austin Rickett (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1978), 221–57. Veg / Early Twentieth- Century Fiction in China and Europe†31 critique...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 217–238.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the founding moment of Confucius all the way to the Ming-Qing intellectual ferment. A crucial juncture is the Cheng-Zhu school of Neo-Confucianism in the Song dynasty. The Kyoto school of Japanese scholarship “discovered” earlier motifs of modernity and depicted the transformation...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... Immolate oneself for the good of the world: here is the right action. —Confucius History has its own laws and its own tricks. Dictators, who are inher- ently antihistorical, do not realize it; yet humanity, in its rich and exciting trajectory, continues to instruct the great dictators...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of it : it presents no telltale identifying marks, boasts no remark- able flavor, and blends in with the normal state of things (Jullien 2008: 50). Or, as Confucius puts it, negatively: Attempting to live differently from others [or, according to another interpretation: attempting to penetrate the mysteries...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2008
... that holds the central place of hegemony in Eastern Asia. It is interesting to con- template when Confucius became Chinese, when he was rendered from a Zhou dynasty sage into one of the points of departure for a civilization con- ceived in national terms. When the Japanese, Koreans, and Vietnamese...