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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 29–51.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Lin Zou Abstract This article examines the principle of commercialization evoked in Zhang Ailing's writing and explores how it frames the subjective value of emotions—particularly desolation—in her fiction. Human relationship in Zhang's world is essentially commercial, in the sense...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (2): 508–511.
Published: 01 February 1975
... at each other's tearful eyes, Without a word, choked by frozen sobs. Think of the thousand miles of misty waves stretching ahead, And the deep layers of evening clouds in the vast Southern sky! Since time began, loving natures have lamented partings; How, then, can I bear this desolate, cool season...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (2): 511–513.
Published: 01 February 1975
... that a significant number of the images and descriptive expressions are associated with cold and desolation: han ch'an 'cold cicada', ch'i-ch'ieh 'chilly-sad', ning yeh 'frozen sobs', leng-lo 'desolate', ch'ing ch'iu 'cool autumn'. Even the expression wu-hsti (Professor Liu's 'listless') could be added to this list...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 651–653.
Published: 01 May 2009
... judgments about the desolate political culture of contemporary Pakistan. She turns not to Pakistani thinkers but to Indians—Maulana Wahiddudin (who broke with the Islamist Maududi's Jamaat-e-Islami) and an anonymous Ahl-i Hadith scholar (who denounced a terrorist organization of his fellow sectarians...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (2): 705–706.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., for female ghosts it took on a curiously formulaic quality. The desolate and lonely voice of the disturbed female ghost had the power to provoke a resonant male empathy, tying writings on ghosts to wider contemporary discourses on qing. The chapter considers both poetry adopting the viewpoint of the dead...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 233–234.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of pictorial motifs that might be called an iconography of friendship—or more accurately, the iconography of a friendship threatened by a difficult environment. A delicate peony suggests “the fragility of all that is transcient” (p. 123); stunted trees in a desolate environment symbolize “a shared view...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 571–573.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of a Desolate Man. Chu's persistent engagement with nostalgia and its meaning in Taiwan, here through the photograph and other visual images, is well worth sustained exploration. Despite my criticisms, Rojas's most fundamental claim—that ways of seeing and sensing the visual change both massively...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (4): 574–575.
Published: 01 August 1955
.... If it suits his whim, he may destroy a city and massacre its inhabitants with the concentrated fury of a typhoon, and feel no more qualms of conscience than the majestic sun that shines upon the scene of desolation after the storm. After all, both life and death, begetting and destruction, are parts...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (4): 1027–1029.
Published: 01 November 2015
... south through now-desolate landscapes in Henan and deserted villages in Jiangxi to Fujian, and finally to Guangdong, from the latter half of 1926 through to the end of 1927. Along the way, Zhu offers memorable pen-portraits of his fellow journeymen and women, lending interest and coherence...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 19 (1): 25–31.
Published: 01 November 1959
..., That I might speed to my lord in light." Number three:12 Taking up a coat and leaving my secluded quarters, I pace to and fro between the two pillars. How desolate are the deserted rooms, Green grass cloaks the steps in the courtyard. Wind rushes in wherever it can find a chink, The birds soar...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 450–452.
Published: 01 May 2021
... was doing fieldwork there, it was slated for expropriation and demolition for the desolate-sounding “New Land Township.” Chuang's comparison illustrates how villages with distinct agrarian social structures have been subsumed in different ways by capitalist development in China. In Chuang's analysis...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 178–179.
Published: 01 February 2021
... lands back in production and paying taxes to emptied coffers). These policies were punitive and driven by ethnicized understandings of the violence: Zuo resettled thousands of Muslim men and women in the desolate Liupan Mountains to mobilize their labor in opening the wastes. Chapter 4 continues...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 743–744.
Published: 01 August 2000
... and Choshu. They laid siege to the castletown in Wakamatsu, killed thousands, and caused the deaths of countless others. Eventually, 744 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES they exiled the survivors to a desolate area in northernmost Honshu where many died of starvation and others barely survived. Shiba was one...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 566–567.
Published: 01 May 1994
... the lives of Japanese Americans. Based solely on race, some 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry were uprooted from their homes along the West Coast and with no due process incarcerated in ten major relocation centers in desolate areas across the U.S. Historians have documented the reasons...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (2): 406–407.
Published: 01 May 1988
... across the largely desolate and empty landscape will underwrite the survival of the resistance. The paradox epitomizes the war and our attempts to understand it. This book is a major contribution to our grasp of its meaning and significance. RICHARD S. NEWELL University of Northern Iowa Indian Security...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (1): 313–315.
Published: 01 February 2008
... evacuees were housed in hastily converted fairgrounds until the camps were fully constructed; and, finally, “Manzanar,” which juxtaposes the desolation of the desert camp with the internees’ steadfast resistance to despair. Despite Manzanar's hostile conditions, a landscaper built a rock garden in front...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2011
...,” by L in Z ou , examines the themes of desolation and fatalism in the writings of one of China's most important modern authors. Until recently, Zhang Ailing (Eileen Chang), though widely read, was not the subject of much scholarly analysis because of her reputation as a “popular” author rather than...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (2): 311–312.
Published: 01 February 1984
... be unavoidable in this kind of collection, but the nature of Taiping Christianity, the cruelty of the Ch'ing forces, the desolation, and abandoned cities are all described ad nauseam. The editors subject the reader to far too many examples of "the visit": the missionary/interpreter/sailor travels up river...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (4): 871–872.
Published: 01 August 1980
... will learn much from Echauz's impressions. Donn Hart deserves praise for completing the "desolate undertaking" (p. ix) of translation, as does John Larkin for contributing a fine introduction. By making a rare primary source available to scholars, the Center for International Studies of Ohio University has...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (1): 149–150.
Published: 01 February 1992
... (cloth); $10.95 (paper). For almost 30 years after 1950, Chinese poetry was miserably desolate. But the dead calm on the surface did not mean that human feeling had died out in China. Poets, who have the most sensitive hearts and penetrating eyes, could not stop feeling and observing, although they were...