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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 329–353.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Suyoung Son Abstract This paper examines the transnational literary interactions in the early modern Sinographic sphere by examining the late Chosŏn writer Yi Tŏngmu's reading of an early Qing text, Liuxi Waizhuan, and its resonance in his compilation of Noeroe Nangnak Sŏ . Reconsidering...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 604–606.
Published: 01 August 2022
... with the separate question of Sinoxenic versus Japanese readings of Sinographs, but it is fundamentally a matter of lexical, not graphic, choice. Throughout, Ueda tends to posit a certain Sinographic orthography as given and frames the question as how to pronounce those Sinographs. It is revealing that Yano's text...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 187–194.
Published: 01 February 2019
... theorized a discursive sphere of Sinographic text and kundoku recitation through a unipolar model of the relationship between script and speech …” (Steininger, p. 216). This, however, is a small complaint given the rich content this work opens up. The translations appended to the volume are like pictures...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (3): 707–751.
Published: 01 August 1994
... i-yti [SinoMongolian Translations], ed. by Qoninci and Ma Salh-Muhammad (1389), 8a. Mongolian text transcribed in sinographs with interlinear phonological notes between graphs and on the left, interlinear vernacular (Early Mandarin) glosses on the right, and vernacular (Early Mandarin) translations...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (1): 183–184.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of the burden of the oral principle” (p. 11). Chapter 1, “Corpographies,” considers “Death and the Sinograph.” According to Bachner, a “strange strain of necrophilia” attracted early language reformers (p. 23). The chapter draws parallels with the French literary theory of “the necrotic process” of language...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 627–654.
Published: 01 August 2017
... texts into Latin-based quốc ngữ script while constructing a national literature. Adventure tales and travelogues were considered suitable for aspiring writers to translatively imitate Western literature as presented in Chinese translation of Japanese texts. The authors negotiated with the French version...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 255–256.
Published: 01 May 2019
... topics, themes, key words, and texts. Perhaps more important, the forums will provide an opportunity to debate the entangled and connected histories within (and without) Asia. Each forum will consist of three or four essays or articles—plus an introduction and/or an afterword. The plan is to include two...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 754–756.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Jeongsoo Shin The Korean Vernacular Story: Telling Tales of Contemporary Chosŏn in Sinographic Writing . By Si Nae Park . New York : Columbia University Press , 2020 . x, 309 pp. ISBN: 9780231195423 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2021 2021...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1079–1080.
Published: 01 November 2021
... In a series of chapters that reevaluate standout authors and moments in Chinese literary history, this new monograph by Wendy Swartz explores the imprint of philosophical texts, including the Laozi , Zhuangzi , and Classic of Changes , on early medieval Chinese poetry. In the brief introduction...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 258–260.
Published: 01 May 2023
... reflects Gale's pursuit to “affirm Korea's cultural greatness by dint of its participation in a transnational and diachronic sinographical tradition” (35). In connecting the wide-ranging topics, Pieper approaches the task in a holistic way. He uses Gale's “conflicted” but “hybrid” identity as a lens...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 207–208.
Published: 01 February 2022
... literature” scholars in search of premodern “demotic” fiction of the “Korean people.” Chizhova takes us into this fascinating world along four inroads, in five chapters. Chapter 1 spotlights the kinship novel within a broader spectrum of “kinship textuality,” including various funerary texts and family...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Wayne C. F. Yeung Abstract This article examines three Sinophone cultural texts to suggest that Sinophone studies can draw from its affinities with historical and linguistic studies to question the conceptual boundary of “premodern” imperial China. Through case studies of Hou Hsiao-hsien from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 206–217.
Published: 01 May 2023
... has the writer stand at the center of the cosmos, scanning the darkness, gathering his deepest inner perceptions, and only then sets his “aims” ( zhi 志) on the classics of old. He roams through “forests and treasuries of texts” ( wenzhang zhi lin fu 文章之林府), admiring their literary art...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 603–626.
Published: 01 August 2017
... . Walthall Anne . 2007 . “ Histories Official, Unofficial, and Popular: Shogunal Favorites in the Genroku Era .” In Writing Histories in Japan: Texts and Their Transformations from Ancient Times through the Meiji Era , eds. James C. Baxter...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 405–428.
Published: 01 May 2018
... identity and an alternative spiritual universalism. Studies of translation in colonial contexts have tended to focus on the processes and impact of translating European texts and ideas into the languages of the colonized. This article discusses the inverse process, examining how Caodai textual production...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 83–105.
Published: 01 February 2018
... commemorated in monk-general shrines through active promotion by their dharma descendants: the eminent monk Hyujŏng (1520–1604) and his disciples Yujŏng (1544–1610), Yŏnggyu (?–1592), and Ch’ŏyŏng (d.u.) (see table 1 for sinographs). 7 Hyujŏng (1520–1604), one of the most prominent Korean Buddhist monks...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 February 2022
... “archipelagic imagination” that challenges the ethnocentric nationalism of the postcolonial states of Southeast Asia. Seeking to go “Beyond Sinology,” Andrea Bachner ( 2014 , 14) explores the “the script politics that center on the sinograph and the structures that bind language and nationalism.” 2...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (2): 373–399.
Published: 01 May 1993
... for Chinese and Japanese languages.2 The various proposals to call Chinese characters 'logographs,' 'syllabograms,' 'sinographs,' 'morphograph,' 'phonograms,' 'phonosemantic,' 'ideophonographic,' 'phonoideogram,' 'logo-syllabic,' 'word-syllabic,' 'syllabograms,' 'syllabophonograms' (DeFrancis 1984:71 73) can...