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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 April 2023
...”—for their literary activities and a poetic language as a form of elite membership. My discussion complicates direct association between people and place, and hence place-based studies of women's literature from this time, in light of the spatial imaginaries and multiplace affiliations created through this poetic...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 371–398.
Published: 01 November 2021
... literature, and far from being restricted to the features which Frank identifies in those works (simultaneity and discontinuity), spatial form is a crucial aspect of the experience and interpretation of literature in all ages and cultures.” 10 Mitchell detailed several approaches to spatial form...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 November 2021
... level. See Yang G., “Tidao yu chengren,” 129 . Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 cumulative structure adding parallelism sensuous language spatial form in literature “Chuang Tzu never knew he was a ‘Taoist,’” says A. C. Graham. 1 Actually Zhuangzi never knew he...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 195–224.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Manling Luo Abstract Space is a ubiquitous and essential dimension of human existence, so much so that it is often taken for granted. In what has been dubbed the “spatial turn,” Western scholars in geography, philosophy, history, literature, and other disciplines have tried to reorient critical...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 56–90.
Published: 01 April 2017
... on these three facets of the spatial operations of the respective poetic genres. 12 Our discussion starts from the third, and most specific aspect, and makes our way back to the first, most general facet. As a theatrical prop, the “screen” in the ci space may take on many other forms: it could be a wall...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 April 2021
... performance, Sui's work begins a process of unsettling not just the reigning emperor or current dynasty but the stability of ritual display as a legitimating form. A dislocation evident in the split between village and empire has progressed to a divide between the perceptual worlds of performer and spectator...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (2): 466–472.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to do with Wang-Zhang's control over their woodblocks, which were still expensive to prepare at the time; the materiality of print thus explains how it could function like manuscript. Such spatial order reversals are traceable to the temporal structure in the pivotal turn from coterie publishing...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2023
... connected women authors in “Yangzhou Revisited: Spatial Imaginaries and Women's Literature during the Qing.” Countering the popular assumption that Yangzhou lacked female writers, Yang's article not only uncovers the vibrancy of women's literary activities in Yangzhou but also places Yangzhou at the center...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (2): 514–516.
Published: 01 November 2023
... language and Chinese literature and culture while bringing the Chinese literary tradition into a larger conversation about memory and identity with many other cultures and eras. More important, this volume explores newer, nontraditional critical approaches to the reading of the representative poems...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 273–275.
Published: 01 April 2022
... , among others. PAULA VARSANO, professor of Chinese literature at the University of California, Berkeley, specializes in classical poetry and poetics from the third through the eleventh centuries, with particular interest in literature and subjectivity, the evolution of spatial representation...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 294–296.
Published: 01 April 2023
... edition, 2016) and co-editor of The Inner Quarters and Beyond: Women Writers from Ming through Qing (2010) and Representing Lives in China: Forms of Biography in the Ming-Qing Period 1368–1911 (2018). GUO YINGDE 郭英德 is professor of Chinese literature at Hebei University and professor emeritus...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2016
... accepted perception of Wang's transformation of the form into a lyric mode but, rather, how he bodies forth a detectible lyric subject through his careful deployment of the features of visuality, spatial organization, allusion, and even citation. Furthermore, I will show how, in a series of poetic...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 April 2021
... I. Crump and Wayne Schlepp, through studies and translations, began to draw the genre into the ambit of scholarly inquiry and, in the case of Crump, to train a new generation of scholars with interests in what we might call “mixed-register” forms of literature. In the Cambridge History of Chinese...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 47–78.
Published: 01 April 2022
... in the study of Chinese literature. Not long after Frankel's trial of this critical method on Cao Zhi, Yu-kung Kao and Tsu-lin Mei started their collaboration in the application of close reading to the study of Tang poetry. “By choice and by habit,” the two young scholars declared with emphasis, their critical...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 225–255.
Published: 01 April 2022
... contexts have been a long and slow process. If Chinese drama was among the earliest forms of literature to catch the attention of European scholars in the 1730s, the US academy did not begin to embrace instruction on Chinese theater until the 1940s and 1950s. 88 In the interim, the last two decades have...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 573–576.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Chinese literature and culture, she is the author of Sound and Sight: Poetry and Courtier Culture in the Yongming Era (483–493) (2010). Her current book project examines the memory of chaos in early medieval China through different forms of writing that depict the collapse of the Han dynasty and its...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (2): 487–513.
Published: 01 November 2023
... literature and to translation studies scholars, many of us translators in our own right. This is not only because of the fame of the translator, Howard Goldblatt, but also because of the translation issues raised by this work and its predecessors. This review goes beyond considering issues conventionally...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 95–118.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Scholars of Song literature do not usually agree regarding the true beginnings of Song poetry or what led to a style that reads as and feels so different from that of the Tang masters. Contributors to the recent Cambridge History of Chinese Literature , for example, considered the entire Five Dynasties...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 448–470.
Published: 01 November 2016
... refuge with loyalist identity, define the landscape and testify to the transformations of history and space. This was the earliest work to apprehend Chinese and British facets in the spatial imagination of colonial Hong Kong, thus engendering a crucial moment in early republican-era Hong Kong literature...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 203–214.
Published: 01 November 2016
... provocative power more than any form of New Literature. The complex implications of modern classical-style Chinese poetry have yet to be carefully studied. Indeed, the genre prods one to rethink the multiple strains in the genesis and development of Chinese literary modernization. It calls attention...