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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 1. Number of Tang poets' hometowns per area. Area refers to the modern provinces, autonomous regions, and metropolises of modern China. This chart includes the 1,669 poets for whom we have reliable information on their hometowns. All bar charts created by the translator using Datawrapper More
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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 a...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 312–334.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Shengqing Wu Abstract Through the examination of a select body of classical-style poems that are inscribed on or written about photographs of the self in the modern era, this article delves into the intertwined issues of the self, affect, and autobiographical writing. It first explores the ethical...
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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): 203–214.
Published: 01 November 2016
...David Der-wei Wang Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Classical-style poetry constitutes one of the most contested topics in the millennial reappraisal of modern Chinese literature. Ever since the May Fourth era, modern Chinese literature has built on the paradigm that...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 289–311.
Published: 01 November 2016
... experienced the first big storm of his life, a literary battle with the legendary writer Lu Xun 魯迅 (1881–1936). As a result, Shi lost his “space for survival” in the Shanghai literary world, but fortunately his background in both modern and traditional education provided him with resilience. Indeed, one of...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 205–238.
Published: 01 April 2019
... following in her mother's footsteps in forging a new path to modern womanhood. References A Ying 阿英 . Xinhai geming shuzheng 辛亥革命書徵 ( An Examination of Books Published on and around the 1911 Revolution ). Shanghai : Gudian wenxue chubanshe , 1958 . Barthes, Roland . Camera Lucida...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 160–179.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Yanning Wang Abstract Fuji (wielding the planchette, or spirit writing) was in vogue among Ming-Qing literati, and its influence extended into modern times. Existing studies focus on this popular divination itself or on men's writings related to this practice. This article, instead, explores the...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 148–178.
Published: 01 April 2018
... freedom and tranquility of the life of pure thought, Sōseki infused his kanshi with visions of the Confucian, Buddhist, and Daoist Dao. To him, kanshi offered a highly personal medium for complex philosophical inquiry, an outlet for psychological distress as well as modern concerns, and at the same time...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 250–275.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Mariana Zorkina Abstract This article focuses on computational analysis of Tang dynasty “poems on things” ( yongwu shi 詠物詩) and some of the most common objects described in them. Modern technology offers many possibilities for new approaches to the study of poetic language, and this article...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 258–285.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., statistically significant relationships between particular sounds and particular semantic domains, whether language specific or motivated by more general cognitive tendencies. An example from modern Mandarin leads to a broader consideration of this phenomenon within Old Chinese (OC), with particular reference...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 335–356.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Haosheng Yang Abstract This article examines modern Chinese writer Nie Gannu's 聶紺弩 (1903–86) poetic exploration of the meaning of life and poetry in times of both personal crisis and sociopolitical crises in China from the 1950s through the mid-1970s. Before and during the Cultural Revolution, Nie...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 400–428.
Published: 01 November 2016
... ). Having undergone a Buddhist vita contemplativa in the preceding years of the literary revolution, Lu Xun came to personify a profound “consciousness of darkness” ( youan yishi 幽暗意識) in dwelling on the karma of modernity. Ouyang discusses the seeds throughout Weishi jueze tan . His discussions boil...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 429–447.
Published: 01 November 2016
...., 19. 52. Ibid., 23. 53. Translator's note: That is, the region around the Xiao and Xiang Rivers, in modern Hunan. See note 49 above. 54. Wang Xindi, Ting shui yin ji , 23 . Wang Shengshan believes this is a revised version of “No Moon on a Rainy Mid-Autumn Night, I Was Moved and...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 8. Frequency of poetic activity and number of poems produced per poet, divided by county. The two capitals of the Tang, Chang'an (modern Xi'an) and Luoyang, were favored places of poetic activity. Figure 8. Frequency of poetic activity and number of poems produced per poet, divided by More
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 471–474.
Published: 01 November 2016
...? Literary Criticism, Literary Studies 文學如何成為知識?——文學批評、文學研究與文學教育 (2013) and Modernity of Lyricism: Essays on Chinese Lyrical Tradition 抒情之現代性:「抒情傳統」論述與中國文學研究 (2014, coedited with David Der-wei Wang). KANG-I SUN CHANG, the inaugural Malcolm G. Chace ’56 Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 232–234.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of Chicago. Her research interests include late imperial fiction and drama, the early modern imagination of wealth and surplus, cartography and foreign trade routes, and numismatics. She is currently completing a book manuscript on seventeenth-century drama and the staging of commercial experience...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 272–273.
Published: 01 April 2019
... in Context: Poetic Culture from Antiquity through the Tang (2018). He is the general editor of Columbia's How to Read Chinese Literature series and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture , Prism: Theory and Modern Chinese Literature , and Lingnan Journal of Chinese...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 509–512.
Published: 01 November 2019
... about literature, culture, poetry, and intellectual history in the early and the modern periods. Li explicitly states that her study's main objective is not to provide a “genealogy of literature related to the concept of xiangyan ” (2)—though she does provide her audience with a brief but...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (1): 249–250.
Published: 01 April 2015
... theory. SHANG WEI is Du Family Professor of Chinese Culture at Columbia University. A Specialist in early-modern Chinese fiction and culture history, he is the author of Rulin waishi and Cultural Transformation in Late Imperial China (2003) and “Writing and Speech: Rethinking the Issue of...