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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 492–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Michael A. Fuller Joseph S. C. Lam , Shuen-fu Lin , Christian de Pee , and Martin Powers , eds. Senses of the City: Perceptions of Hangzhou and Southern Song China 1127–1279 . Hong Kong : CUHK Press , 2017 . xxv , 352 pp. ISBN 9789629967864 (hardcover). Copyright...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and portrait. Such a design points to an editorial choice to stage both a male-centered literati reading community and a cohort of women writers from the Jiangnan area who gather to celebrate women's literary talent on the book page. By examining how these two bodies of readers reach a sense of solidarity...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2016
... as applied by Mieke Bal), and applying it to these poems over the course of this close reading exercise, the essay demonstrates that the lyric power of these poems stems not from the communication of the poet's inner state on the specific occasion that inspired his writing but from his use of the senses...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 180–207.
Published: 01 April 2017
... - yan 意-象-言 (conception-image-word) paradigm, one that allows Wang to move beyond the theories of Lu Ji (261–303) and Liu Xie (ca. 465–ca. 522). Borrowing the Buddhist sense of yi and yishi 意識, Wang demonstrates the creative mind's receptivity to the richness and nuances of the world, followed by its...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 95–118.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and rhetorical choices made sense in their own new world of creation and how their imitation actually helped advance positive future developments. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Xikun style Yang Yi Liu Yun Li Shangyin early Northern Song imitative innovation immersive writing...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 214–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the networks of textual relationships created through annotation, this study reveals the importance of otherwise marginalized texts in the construction of historiographic knowledge and sheds new light on how scholars of the early medieval period made use of, and made sense of, the increasingly vast sea of text...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 359–382.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Kai-Wing Chow Abstract The Qianlong emperor bequeathed the largest number of Chinese poems of any emperor, and perhaps of any poet, in the history of imperial China. But how do we make sense of the fact that Qianlong had been adamant in maintaining and preserving what he considered the essence...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 113–138.
Published: 01 April 2021
... (1127–1279) if not earlier, had already become a form of communal text in a broad sense. While relying on musical and literary aspects in the early stages of circulation, such ci song lyrics also became increasingly meaningful as social artifacts characterized by diverse forms of usage and participation...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Zong-qi Cai Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. “The sound must seem an echo to the sense.” 1 This famous line by Alexander Pope is often cited concerning...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 313–338.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to the Jurchens increased population density in the south and impacted the Southern Song literati's sense of space both physically and psychologically. 92 At the same time, due to changes in the examination format and curriculum, the role of poetry in determining one's success was much reduced. 93...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 486–490.
Published: 01 November 2020
... (Plum in a Golden Vase). Wu's discussion of Baoyu's dream-relationship with Qin Keqing 秦可卿 and his erotic friendship with her brother Qin Zhong 秦鐘 makes it clear that Hong lou meng addresses the full spectrum of human desire. Wu's reading also makes further sense of the shifts in tone within...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 56–90.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of this space are automatically framed outside it. In this sense, the “openness” of the window is an invitation only in a tantalizing sense—in the sense of ultimately rejecting any full visual access. 20 Another poem by Xiao Gang further betrays the palace-style poets' mode of seeing space...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2015
... existence while resonating with Liu's well-established identity with the willow.” By reconfiguring the image of the willow tree, Huang also managed to convey her sense of devotion to the life of a recluse and her loyalty to the symbolic meaning of the willow in response to Liu's and Qian's pleas to join...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 56–95.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., as if it was a mingqi . 23 Her characterization of these spaces as “mediating” between the two discrete domains of the living and the dead reinforces this sense of their liminality. Such representationalism is almost entirely absent from Lü cemetery. The one thing that seems to unite the construction...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 268–286.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... Additionally, research explores the diaspora population's living conditions and survival consciousness. However related, diaspora and immigration ( yimin 移民) are two completely different concepts. Diaspora “emphasizes the social and mental journey of creating a new sense of perception and alternative cultural...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 448–470.
Published: 01 November 2016
... titled Autumn Chants on the Terrace of the Song Emperors 宋臺秋唱 (Song tai qiu chang, 1917). 3 This collection is regarded as the earliest publication of classical poetry in Hong Kong. As a work of loyalist literature, Autumn Chants constructs a sense of place between the Song-era sites and Kowloon...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the sheng 殸 radical also conveys its meaning. “Sounds arising from the mind to form an external rhythm are known as yin 音 (voice), which consists of the radical yan 言 (words) holding yi 一 in its mouth.” The radical yi 一 signifies the sense of rhythm, and this refers back to the aforementioned...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 203–214.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., antiquarianism, or merely outdated dilettantism. At their best, they are said to have infused contemporary ethos into the format of conventional topics and styles, thus generating a sense of either anachronism or haunting déjà-vu. Nevertheless, for all their antitraditionalist sentiment, practitioners of new...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 163–202.
Published: 01 April 2021
...). To put it another way, we might try to make sense of how such songs played with musical, literary, and social conventions and why they may have circulated widely in their own time beyond whatever social standing or literary celebrity authorial ascription may have generated. By delving...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 432–460.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the tongue and the ear, as well as the eye and the brush? Cross-linguistic studies of perception-related vocabulary reveal visual metaphors dominating other senses in all languages analyzed, but that same research indicates significant variability among priority assigned to perception verbs associated...