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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 216–240.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Xingpei Yuan Abstract A writer of enormous impact on Chinese literary history, Tao Yuanming 陶淵明 (ca. 365–427) became a cultural symbol through his deep and pervasive influence on generations of scholar-officials. What emerged was the image of an individual pure and high-minded, freethinking...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 359–382.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of Manchu culture: the Manchu language and hunting skills? This articles argues that, despite deliberate staging through various fashions of his image as the ruler of a multiethnic empire, Qianlong failed in sending his message to his diverse subjects because, truly enthralled by Chinese poetry, he could...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 481–485.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Christopher M. B. Nugent Zong-qi Cai , ed. How to Read Chinese Poetry in Context: Poetic Culture from Antiquity through the Tang . New York : Columbia University Press , 2018 . xxvi , 297 pp. ISBN 9780231185370 (paperback). Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 How...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 April 2016
... of the traditional Chinese musical instrument, the guqin . It brings to light the interconnections of ideas and images of this instrument with the expressive resources of Chinese culture, and it studies the symbolism of this music in terms of its orientations toward cosmological views of life, human comportment...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 461–482.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Hu Kexian; Yuan Zhang Abstract A recently discovered collection of epitaphs ( muzhi 墓誌) reveals copious references to Tao Yuanming (Tao Qian 陶潛, 365–427), a writer of pervasive influence on Chinese culture. In recent decades, both English and Chinese scholarship has focused on Tao's literary...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 April 2017
... , 1999 . Yinshun 印順 . Zhongguo chanzong shi 中國禪宗史 ( A History of Chinese Chan Buddhism ). Beijing : Zhonghua shuju , 2010 reprint. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Hu Shih Chan Buddhism culture fever historiography Chinese Buddhist history Previously...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 258–288.
Published: 01 November 2016
... literary and cultural studies, with Western theory taking precedence over Chinese subjects (and subjectivities). But one cannot help noting that some of the most critical voices are themselves empowered by, or even sustaining, the Western canon they set out to subvert. Overcoming such a dilemma does...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 167–191.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Siao-chen Hu Abstract This article explores how chieftains on the southwest periphery during the Ming-Qing transition conducted long-term plans to formulate cultural and literary heritages that had an affinity with Han Chinese mainstream culture but also retained indigenous qualities. The author...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 357–399.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the real nature of the cultural crisis then confronting the Chinese nation than the previous generation, he was walled in by a frame of reference which viewed national problems as being essentially external in origin.” 46 Under limitations similar to those of Zhang Zhidong, 47 in “Wenhua pianzhi lun...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 29–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., cosmopolitanism, and urban culture. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Yuan Dynasty historiography diaspora localism canon formation In the annals of Chinese literature, the Yuan Dynasty stands out as the first period from which a significant number of imprints of so-called...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 412–431.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the celebration does appear disproportionately long and for that reason has drawn largely negative comments ever since the novel's publication. 41 It can be said, however, that these activities cover nearly the entire spectrum of accomplishments in traditional Chinese literati culture. For the female...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 429–447.
Published: 01 November 2016
... University Press 2017 modern classical poetry Cultural Revolution humanism Chen Yinke Nie Gannu Wang Xindi In Zhongguo dangdai wenxue shi 中國當代文學史 (A History of Contemporary Chinese Literature), Professor Hong Zicheng 洪子誠 (1939–) of Peking University divides the literature of mainland China...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 504–508.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Manchu identity. Chiu situates her discussion within the discourse of current scholarship on Qing history, in which the idea that the Manchu conquerors were gradually “sinified” by their immersion in Chinese culture has been replaced by a more sophisticated conception of bannerman identity as a hybrid...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (1): 249–250.
Published: 01 April 2015
... is associate professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her field of specialization is Chinese painting and visual culture in the premodern era, with a particular focus on gender issues. She also works extensively on representations of place, cultural mapping, and garden culture. Among her...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 232–234.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of Song Lyrics” 王國維援心理學入詞學探析 (2015), and “The Making of a Martyr: On the Poetry and Prose Composed by You Tong in Commemoration of Tang Qingmou” 烈士的形塑:略論尤侗祭悼湯卿謀詩文 (2014). HUAN JIN is a specialist in late imperial and modern Chinese literature and culture, with a focus on media studies. Her teaching...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 203–214.
Published: 01 November 2016
...” underlying modern Chinese literary culture. This special issue seeks to look into the multifarious dimensions of classical-style poetry and, by extension, classical-style prose and poetics in modern times. In eleven articles, it touches on a spectrum of themes such as the reinterpretation of classical...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 236–238.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., political, and intellectual implications. Her dissertation, “Playing Roles: Literati, Playwrights, and Female Performers in Yuan Theater” (2019), investigates how Yuan zaju drama reshaped Chinese culture by bridging the gap between inherently oral popular tradition of performance and the written tradition...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 419–443.
Published: 01 November 2015
... (official rhyme book) in Chinese history, the author argues for its more private and personal nature and brings to light a different picture of pre-Tang “tonal and rhyming” culture. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 yunshu 韻書 (rhyme books) Qieyun 切韻 (Spelling Rhymes) zhiyin 知音 (one...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 7–33.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Wai-yee Li Abstract There is no fixed categorical term for barbarians in Chinese. Specific groups are identified as “aliens” or “cultural others” through words like Man 蠻, Yi 夷, Rong 戎, and Di 狄, but all four terms can be specific or categorical. It is often said that the us-versus-them formula...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 April 2018
... interest in recent years. 2 Indeed, some literary and cultural studies have already turned to the works discussed here. C. T. Hsia briefly discusses the gargantuan appetite of the outlaw heroes in Shuihu in The Classic Chinese Novel , 3 and Wang Bin examines the inns and taverns described...