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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 April 2021
... by the location of officiants or actors vis-à-vis viewing participants or audience. That is, in ritual, viewing participants occupy the same context or world where the ritual takes place. Performance, by contrast, shifts the subjunctive field away from the spectators and to a separate stage, an arena distinct...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (2): 466–472.
Published: 01 November 2022
.... This inverted reading brings out and taps into the full strength of Son's nonlinear account of print and manuscript at the outset. If coterie publishing operates in such a way that print behaves like manuscript, Son shows us that the ensuing extension to print-for-spectating doesn't signify a fulfilled...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 105–130.
Published: 01 April 2022
... and stereotypes women through the looks of the camera, the male characters within the filmic diegesis, and through these, the male spectator, and exposes the underlying phallocentrism. 60 In this discursive context, Mulvey establishes viewing in classical Hollywood cinema as the pleasure of voyeuristic looking...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 225–255.
Published: 01 April 2022
...-Yuan period have not gone unchallenged. In a recent essay, Casey Schoenberger argues for the existence of spectator-accessible fictional worlds within the corpus of Yuan and early Ming plays as a byproduct of urbanization. 47 Schoenberger draws on “text world theory” to argue that we can distinguish...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 239–271.
Published: 01 April 2019
... was able to offer spectators historical examples, values, and ideas and generally reflect the mood of the times. The audience provisionally sympathized with Yuan and his character by “putting the self into the other's position” ( sheshen chudi 設身處地) to imagine how he feels, and found historical relevance...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and bizarre imposture. In putting readers in the place of a dramatic audience that witnesses an extended exchange between an uncomprehending emperor and a plaintive peasant, the song suite forestalls the immersive pose of celebrants and instead ensconces the reader as a spectator of a theatrically mediated...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 56–90.
Published: 01 April 2017
... placed indoors, face-to-face on the same side of the window, where they can speak tête-à-tête. Hence the same window sanctions a different voyeuristic reading. It is no longer unilateral, as in palace-style poetry, in which a space passively awaits, without any voice, being read by outside spectators...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the execution ground. Looking back, she saw a beheaded woman lying on the ground” 及至斬時,果真奇異,刀至頸上,全然不痛,正像有人提他的,蓮岸乘勢跳出法場。回頭看時,但見一個女人,身首異處,橫倒在地. 45 With the help of this magic pill, Lian'an takes leave of her body at the moment of beheading. She shifts from the beheaded into a spectator of her own...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 400–428.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of women who had hanged themselves. Once again, Lu Xun ushers his readers into the phantasmagoric world of rural Chinese ritual opera as he relates his experience as a spectator and, occasionally behind his parents' back, as an extra. Nüdiao had a counterpart: nandiao 男吊, ghosts of men who had hanged...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 205–238.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the indignity to the body under execution while preserving the dignity of the spirit? 37 Does seeing such a scene turn the viewer into a witness who bears testimony against it, or does it make us apathetic spectators, there to be entertained by a dramatic scene like the crowd in Lu Xun's famous short story...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 286–323.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Every fifth day they come home, 五日/一時來 22 Spectators fill the roadsides. 觀者/滿路傍 Yellow gold fringes their horses' heads, 黃金/絡馬頭 24 Glittering, how it sparkles, sparkles! 熲熲/何煌煌 A peach tree grows above an open well, 桃生/露井上 26 A plum tree grows beside the peach. 李樹/生桃傍...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 339–381.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of the sage and offer his personal reflections. Taking advantage of this convention, Chen ingeniously shifts his role from an interlocutor to a silent, omniscient spectator, observing how ordinary men perceive the superior man's renown-forgetting conduct at once correctly and erroneously. Correctly because...