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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 241–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of “Chinese” and “barbarians”? How does it define the struggle for supremacy, push for political advantage, and cover up weakness? Does the manipulation of meanings and interpretations indicate anxieties about the power of ritual propriety to correct political failures? Copyright © 2014 by Duke University...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 34–65.
Published: 01 April 2018
... as the empire's administrators that earned them a mark in Han history. Instead of being an issue of males indecently profiting from their looks and debasing themselves in dress and manners, the importance of such men's appearance points to the long-standing Chinese belief that the body, from its physical...
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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 (2020) 7 (1): 232–234.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and scholar of Chinese literature with research interests in court culture, poetry, medieval historiography, and the global Middle Ages. He is currently working on a book manuscript on rhetoric and legitimacy in early medieval China. It studies various forms of cultural exchange between court centers...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 470–475.
Published: 01 November 2020
... by artists and painting practitioners who wish to dive deep into the original Chinese texts, which cursory introductions to the subject by “Chinese painting professors” in the West rarely offer. The translation provides lengthy terminological explanations helpful to readers unfamiliar with the technical...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 432–460.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Wang Xiaodun; Casey Schoenberger Abstract This article draws on historical linguistic evidence, archeological finds, and written accounts of ancient practices to argue that, in the pre-Qin and Han periods of Chinese history, an important stratum of knowledge related to earthly energies, vibrations...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 155–185.
Published: 01 November 2014
... ethical followers among the classicists? 41 We might begin, perhaps, with two often overlooked but related facts: first, that every type of instruction or exposition was far more reliant on oral instruction in late Western Han than in later periods of Chinese history; and second, that no author...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 236–238.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 WENBO CHANG received her PhD in East Asian languages and civilizations with a concentration in Chinese literature from Arizona State University in May 2019. Her primary area of research is premodern Chinese drama both as staged performance...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 471–474.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 LEONARD KWOK KOU CHAN is the chair professor of Chinese literature and the director of the Research Center of Chinese Literature and Literary Culture at the Education University of Hong Kong. He specializes in literary historiography...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Patricia Sieber Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Arguably, sanqu 散曲 songs may be the most misunderstood lyrical genre in the Chinese literary corpus...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 19–55.
Published: 01 April 2017
... China during the “migration south.” Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 cultural memory Chinese gardens song lyrics Chinese historiography migration Song dynasty This article examines how the garden of the northern refugee Xiang Ziyin 向子諲 (1085–1152) became a site of memory...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 275–330.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Jeffrey R. Tharsen Abstract Research methods employing large-scale databases of digital texts and digital lexica can assist in the detection of the ways phonetic patterns worked in concert with semantic and syntactic structures in premodern Chinese narrative texts. When applied to the speeches...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 April 2017
... contributions of Chinese scholars. The article concludes with a few prognostications regarding the field of Chan history in Chinese academia as well as a defense of Hu Shih's legacy. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Hu Shih Chan Buddhism culture fever historiography Chinese Buddhist...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 492–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and Dreams of Spring: Entertainment and Its Enemies in Song History and Historiography,” begins with a succinct summary of her argument: That we do not immediately associate the Song with the flourishing of performing arts is due to a variety of factors. One of these is certainly the ephemeral nature...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 233–257.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Leonard Kwok Kou Chan Abstract Is “literary criticism” a foreign concept? What is the impact of the reception of literary criticism on the modern studies of Chinese literature? Zhu Ziqing's 朱自清 (1898–1948) conception of the function of literary criticism is illustrative of these questions. Zhu...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 258–288.
Published: 01 November 2016
...David Der-wei Wang Abstract Modern Chinese literature is always already in the transculturation of non-Chinese concepts and discourses. My quibble with the current state of the field, however, has to do with the way we respond to the consequences of the transcultural traffic. While we assume...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 411–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Yi-Long Huang; Bingyu Zheng Abstract By investigating two literary allusions, chuzhi 蜍志 and lüdai 呂袋, found in poems from the Ming-Qing period, this article seeks to discover new ways to combine traditional philological techniques and digital research methodologies in the study of Chinese...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 214–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
... annotations for Shishuo xinyu 世說新語, a collection of pithy anecdotes concerning prominent figures from the Han through Jin dynasties. These annotations were products of a new era of textual production, in which fervent interest in historiography and book collecting reached new heights. Though building...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 34–59.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and imposes new interpretive frameworks for later readers. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 self-representation letter politics of language kingship historiography The Northern Wei dynasty (386–534), founded by one group of the Xianbei 鮮卑 people known as the Tuoba 拓拔, gradually...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 56–95.
Published: 01 April 2019
... practices, makes grave goods from this period uniquely valuable sources for examining the interplay between representational practices and experiential processes in the production of medieval Chinese culture. Because the dialectic between representation and experience lies at the heart of ongoing debates...
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