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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 15–55.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Peter C. Sturman Abstract A complex triangular relationship of ideas, naturalness, and emotion is distinctly evident in the artistic practice and theory of Su Shi 蘇軾 (1037–1101), the leading figure exploring ways to expand the expressive capabilities of the graphic arts in the late Northern Song...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 169–204.
Published: 01 April 2019
...” ( guiyuan 閨怨) continues to dominate the new-style hundred beauties albums under fashionable appearances. The author aims to shed light not only on the technical construction, through words and images, of gendered emotions but also on the perspective and historical milieu of the creators. Figure 15...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 April 2019
... a dynamic three-stage process: the poet is emotionally stirred by a scene, conjures up mental images, and then projects feelings back upon the scene. 11 Crucial to this new formulation is an insertion of xiang 象 or inner visualization as an intermediary between emotional response (to external...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 115–148.
Published: 01 April 2020
... entanglement of emotion, humanity, and practical interests involved in the experience of cross-cultural encounters. Through close examination of these poems, it also becomes easier to understand the shift in Wang Ming's character from ruthless terminator of enemies at first to adaptable trickster. By way of...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 56–95.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey Moser Abstract This article considers the emotional status of grave goods in medieval China. Its purpose is twofold. First, the author investigates the conceptual structures available for interpreting the emotional processes involved in medieval burials. He argues that it is possible, and...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 November 2014
... shared a sympathetic reading of her poems, admiring her as youqing ren 有情人 (one with true emotions). Gong Jingzhao, for example, praises the affective power of Susu's writing: “What is difficult for one to possess are emotions, and what is difficult for emotions to attain is authenticity. When I came...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 96–136.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Anne Burkus-Chasson Abstract Historians of Chinese literature and philosophy have written extensively about the significance of emotion ( qing 情) in late Ming times (1522–1644). But how did a pictorial image manifest emotion, and how were its visible signs of emotion conceptualized? This article...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 160–179.
Published: 01 April 2017
... writings? What inspired Qian to participate in spirit writing? What role did this practice play in Qian's life and writing? Regarding the emotions, thoughts, and works of Qian, what types of information can spirit writing and corresponding poetic and prosaic compositions provide? Instead of simplifying and...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (1): 8–42.
Published: 01 April 2015
... picture artists achieved varying degrees of success in adapting poems into pictures. While some were able to capture the emotional experience contained in the poem, most lyrical pictures are merely descriptive illustrations of the poetic text. A second example by Du Jin yields a rather different...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 November 2016
... has to emotion and motion have yet to attract enough critical attention in the English-speaking world. This article explains how these scholars built on or challenged Hu Shi's findings to provide new ways of assessing the production of sound and meaning in Chinese language and literature. 24. Zhu...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 335–356.
Published: 01 November 2016
... role of intellectual writers in the socialist state. His poems were generated from ideological crisis, emotional vexation, and a moral imperative to record unvarnished truth; in an age obsessed with the future, they bore witness to the suffering of the present and the past. Copyright © 2017 by Duke...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (2): 439–441.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., Five Dynasties, and Northern Song eras. Her research focuses on literary history and the emergence of new literary genres and styles in late medieval China, the sociology of literature, and the role of emotions in classical literature. Her first book, Crafting a Collection: The Cultural Contexts and...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 239–271.
Published: 01 April 2019
... renovations. This place, named Huanshang cun 洹上村 (lit., the village facing the Huan River), became the primary space of Yuan Kewen's emotional investment for the remainder of his life. In this article I examine the images and writings that concerned Yuan Kewen, son of the prominent and controversial...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 262–288.
Published: 01 November 2014
... little regard for a poem's original meaning and has no qualms cannibalizing it in ways that fit his purpose. Just as fushi practitioners “cut off a section to get a desired meaning,” he often reduces a poem of emotional intensity to a colorless abstract moral statement. In short, “The Mao Prefaces...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 481–514.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Wei-Jin period 魏晉 (220–420) its primary developmental course was in the direction of emotional and aspirational expression on the one hand and of objective description on the other, prior to Du Fu there were in fact few works in which narrative structure was clear enough to merit the description shi...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 180–207.
Published: 01 April 2017
... possible only by what preceded it, a complete absorption of the world. Only because the mind has absorbed the world, taken it into itself, can it then infuse the particular objects it wants to focus on with its own emotion. So Wang arrives finally at an expressionistic aesthetic, one for which images and...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 85–107.
Published: 01 April 2016
... players associated the game with human emotions, aesthetics, and morality, or reflected upon relations between the two players as well as links to other people, society, and the world. Go even found idiomatic expression in a host of phrases, many of which are still used today. 4 Study of poems that...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 545–572.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., Alfred Tennyson, William Carlos Williams, Robert Frost, and many others sought to remedy it by harnessing phonetic properties of various kinds to match the sense, especially the emotive tenor of a poem. The phonetic properties exploited for this purpose include rhyme, in-line repetition of vowels and...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 268–286.
Published: 01 November 2020
... writing both through the description of their emotional state and through expression of their desire to return. Upon arrival at the designated place of banishment, it was necessary to present a xie shang biao 謝上表 (letter of gratitude) as part of the registration procedure. In addition to confessing...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 26–56.
Published: 01 April 2016
... surrounding region, that he came under its sway. In the following pages, I will argue that these two aspects of the poems—his devotional fidelity to Tiantai, on the one hand, and an emotional as well as intellectual attraction to Beijing, on the other—are deeply intertwined. Their overlap imposes a certain...