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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 155–185.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Michael Nylan Abstract A long-standing interest in material culture led me to reconstruct the material conditions associated with the massive library project initiated at the late Western court of Han Chengdi (r. 33–7 BC), for which very little material evidence now remains other than two small...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 186–213.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., taking the text of the Mozi 墨子 as a concrete example. While specific examples are presented in detail to concretely demonstrate the utility and potential of the techniques discussed, all of the methods described are generally applicable to a wide range of materials. With this in mind, this article also...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 56–95.
Published: 01 April 2019
... suggests that the family did not see their yongqi as serving a function entirely consistent with the subjunctive, “as if” theatricality of mingqi . Maintaining continuity between the living and the dead through the preservation of the actual material objects that they shared seems to have mattered more...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 170–194.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Christopher M. B. Nugent Abstract This essay applies the approaches of the “new medievalism,” mouvance or “mutability” in particular, to medieval textual materials purporting to contain parts of the classics, focusing on Lunyu 論語 (Analects), Shangshu 尚書 (Documents), and Xiaojing 孝經 (Classic...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 221–243.
Published: 01 April 2023
... herself. Tang compiled materials for her book with contributions from her husband, Wang Yuansun, and she establishes herself as a figure deferential to authority, a woman who begins most passages with a source citation and never develops a clear editorial voice. Scholars of the history of Chinese art...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 267–293.
Published: 01 April 2023
... imperial China. Although historical writings before the Ming dynasty frequently praise the concubine's husband for sacrificing her, a series of dramatic works starting in the Ming feature the concubine character in contention with her husband. This paper parses those materials to reveal vastly different...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 90–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Yuan worked—where the Suiyuan shihua 's materials come from and how they enter into the work—and consider it a specimen of pure literary criticism, we will not only overlook the nonliterary elements of the work but also misrepresent shihua writing after the middle of the Qing. Copyright © 2014...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 276–321.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., in their demonstrations. They demonstrate sophisticated software that allows researchers to extract source material that meets multiple search criteria, which may consider words, poets, collections, and time of authoring, paving the way for new explorations of Chinese poetry from linguistic, literary, artistic...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (2): 517–521.
Published: 01 November 2023
... in this collection were written in the Ming-Qing period, the editors have also chosen to include materials from the Yuan dynasty and the Republican era to present a fuller picture. In fourteen juan 卷 (twelve ce 册), this work is divided into five parts, including individual playscripts ( xiqu juben 戲曲劇本...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 487–491.
Published: 01 November 2019
... historical fact. “Building Power: Symbolic Architecture, Conspicuous Consumption, and Rule by Women,” the fourth chapter, argues that “female power holders became associated with specific types of materiality and conspicuous consumption” (151). Doran discusses the interweaving of depictions...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (2): 473–475.
Published: 01 November 2022
... materials, also known as the Chu Silk Manuscripts. As Li Ling remarks, the Zidanku discovery was important for several reasons: (a) it supplied the first corpus of late Zhanguo 趙國 writings discovered in the twentieth century; (b) these writings were not administrative documents from an archive but fully...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 442–447.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in new styles about novel content. Chapter 3, “The Poetic Repertoire of Sun Chuo,” explores how his poetry borrowed materials from different traditions and reinvented those materials. Sun was a famous writer in his lifetime due to his skillful writing of elegies and epitaphs. This chapter examines Sun's...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 April 2017
...; (2) philosophical and psychological explanations of Chan thought; and (3) histories of material, social, or economic conditions. However, in the 1980s, we generally did not distinguish among these methods. My Chan Buddhism and Chinese Culture , for example, drew freely from each of these distinct...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 95–118.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the Li Shangyin obsession and through the Xikun chouchang ji gave that obsession a permanent material and textual expression, creating a national phenomenon. 14 The centrality of his contribution can also be inferred from the fact that he wrote the brief but elegantly crafted parallel-prose preface...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 509–512.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and newspapers. The author's extensive quotations from these little-known texts, along with her superb translations, will prove enlightening and useful to many and will go a long way toward supporting and strengthening the rationale for studying Li's perspective on this material. Temporality plays a central...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (2): 487–513.
Published: 01 November 2023
... discussed in evaluating a translation, such as choice of words and phrasing. All translations redirect the original work to a new audience, most obviously by rewriting the text in a new language; repackaging the original work in a new material form is also a crucial part of the transformative process...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (2): 483–495.
Published: 01 November 2022
...; the creator, content, and function of the text, moreover, are not always unified. Factors such as the scope, source, and nature of cited materials influence the narrative structure and symbolic significance of any one section or passage. In this way, Hanshu 's narrative voice is most likely pluralistic. Even...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (1): 207–248.
Published: 01 April 2015
... itself a productive concept and indispensable visual device for the interior decoration, paintings, and material culture of the Manchu court. Just as a variety of visual conceits figured prominently in the design of imperial gardens and palaces during the Yongzheng period and beyond, Cao Xueqin presented...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 470–475.
Published: 01 November 2020
... exercise, and never stooped to paint for money or to obtain material benefit. Authors such as Craig Clunas have already refuted that supposed disinterest in material incentives among Ming painters, adducing that, on the contrary, painting was a gift included in those luxury objects that were part...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 195–224.
Published: 01 April 2022
... paradigm of analysis. Both the “zoom-in” and the “zoom-out” perspectives are indispensable and beneficial for our research. In the study of spatiality in medieval China, if zooming in means careful, grounded analysis of our source materials, zooming out entails engaging with theories outside the field...