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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (2): 336–378.
Published: 01 November 2023
... forebears of Gong's equine art into the field of investigation reveals the mechanics of his utilization of the equine trope and his stance within the broad spectrum of Song loyalism. Standing against passive sympathizers of the loyalist cause, Gong embraced the poetics of Daoxue (Learning of the Way...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 195–220.
Published: 01 April 2023
... was often linked to political loyalism to the fallen Ming, Fu uses these biographies in a very different way: he presents chastity exemplars of conquered dynasties as foils to the decadent society around them. His commentary is thus recognizably tailored to his audience's circumstances as Manchu...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 267–293.
Published: 01 April 2023
... characterizations of the cannibalized woman—as a loyal concubine, a female knight-errant, an independent state subject, and a maternal deity. We suggest that authorship, generic traditions, family-state dynamics, ethnic relations, and religions together influenced the representations of the concubine. In particular...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Yan Liang Abstract This article explores the functions that food, as a narrative trope, has played in the characterization and storytelling of three prominent martial arts novels in late imperial China: Shuihu zhuan 水滸傳 (Water Margin), Sanxia wuyi 三俠五義 (Three Gallant Men and Five Loyal Brothers...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 448–470.
Published: 01 November 2016
... effectively nurtured a discourse on loyalism in Hong Kong literature. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Sung Wong Toi 宋王臺 Autumn Chants on the Terrace of the Song Emperors 宋臺秋唱 Chen Botao 陳伯陶 loyalism Song history in Kowloon In 1915 Chen Botao 陳伯陶 (1855–1930), 1 a Qing dynasty...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 203–214.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and quickly secured hegemonic positions. In the following decades, classical-style poetry, however much couched in the discourse of self-renewal, had to give way to various kinds of experiments ranging from metric liberation to semantic innovation. Classical-style poets were identified in terms of loyalism...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 167–191.
Published: 01 April 2020
... self-rule under what was called tusi 土司 chieftainship to direct governance and imperial rule. The bureaucratic takeover was not always peaceful. In the course of imperial expansion, the image of the southwest chieftains alternated between extremes. They are sometimes presented as loyal subjects who...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 30–56.
Published: 01 April 2023
.... Ibid., 286. 51. Ibid., 287. 52. Ibid., 258. 53. Ibid., 271. 54. Ibid., 287. 55. Ibid., 287. 85. Qu, Daoyuantang shiji , 2:9a : “Mourning the Loyal and Diligent Mr. Qi at Allegory Mountain” 寓山園吊祁忠敏公 (Yushan yuan diao Qi zhongmin gong). 86. Zhang Z...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 294–296.
Published: 01 April 2023
.... ELLEN WIDMER is Mayling Soong Professor of Chinese Studies and Professor of East Asian Studies. She is the author of three monographs: The Margins of Utopia: Shui-hu hou-chuan and the Literature of Ming Loyalism (1987), The Beauty and the Book: Women and Fiction in Nineteenth-Century China (2006...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 509–512.
Published: 01 November 2019
... years. In so doing, Li succeeds first of all in bringing “sexy” back, as it were, to the works of the literati, whose xiangyan metaphors have been too often (mis)understood as conventional and trite expressions of loyalism and patriotism. Second, and just as significant, Poetics and Politics...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 471–474.
Published: 01 November 2016
...), and The Late Ming Poet Ch'en Tzu-lung: Crises of Love and Loyalism (1991). She is the coeditor of Writing Women in Late Imperial China (with Ellen Widmer, 1997), Women Writers of Traditional China (with Haun Saussy, 1999), and Cambridge History of Chinese Literature (with Stephen Owen, 2010). Her...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 April 2018
... with, Yuan can supply him with the funds he needs, which he does in the end, the others contributing far less. 21 Wu Zhen has a loyal wife, who later pawns possessions to help him when he is in jail, but it is not enough to prevent him from being exiled. He leaves behind his prostitute-mistress, Guilin 桂林...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 339–381.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the Loyal and Steadfast (Zuo Guangdou 左光斗, 1575–1625) and his protégé Shi Kefa 史可法 (1602–1645) were not included in official records, hence the yishi , or “anecdotes,” in the composition's title. With its five episodes set in different locales over time, it offers vivid snapshots of action or resolute...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 448–454.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... The first is the contradictory poetic reception of Zhuge Liang 諸葛亮 (181–234), who was presented positively as a talented commander and exemplary hero and negatively as a blindly loyal official. 6 The second phenomenon is the rising interest in the South, with poems dedicated to the rulers of Wu...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 307–340.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of the 君聽, 2 Prime Minister in the previous imperial court, 前朝太師, whose conspiracy at the eastern window was exposed, 東窗事犯, 4 He planned to kill a loyal official. 謀害忠臣。 The orphan of the Zhao family, 趙氏孤兒, 6 repayed his debt of revenge to [Tu] Angu and his debt of gratitude...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 216–240.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to zither and wine. Loyal to Jin rule (overstressed by some) and unwilling to serve two different dynastic clans, he naturally became for Song admirers a spiritual ideal. Ming Dynasty scholar-officials, on the other hand, while they esteemed his purity and high-mindedness, chose to emphasize the way he...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 November 2019
... is captured. Cui's daughter, Cui Xiangxue, is betrothed to a scholar named Wang Changnian, who also happens to be Lian'an's love interest. Unswervingly loyal to his fiancée Cui, Wang does not reciprocate Lian'an's love. Nonetheless, Lian'an provides financial support for Wang to sit for the civil service...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 131–169.
Published: 01 April 2022
...-minded, aristocratic, and loyal political advisor who ends in exile and suicide—that have sustained the ideals and aspirations of many a Chinese intellectual ever since. In the following, building on my earlier studies on aspects of the Qu Yuan persona, his authorship, and the Lisao poem, 47 I...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 19–55.
Published: 01 April 2017
... demotion for his failure to repel the Jurchen attack on the city, Hu Anguo wrote a letter to chief councillor Qin Hui arguing that Xiang Ziyin was a loyal official who could still be entrusted with the defense of the dynasty. 31 Hu Anguo's letter indicates a pragmatic political alliance between...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2023
... the An Lushan Rebellion (755–763). In contrast to the emphasis on Zhang's loyalty and sacrifice, a group of drama scripts and performances starting from the early Ming dynasty rescued the concubine character from oblivion and imbued her with multivalent types of agency—as a concubine, a knight-errant, a loyal...