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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 February 2021
..., the former is likely received with knowing nods by those familiar with mid-twentieth-century art; the latter, less so. Noguchi's art and design work, known for combining traditional Japanese aesthetics with Western modernist principles, has remained relevant in the half century since the two artists met...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1128–1130.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Germaine A. Hoston The Social Sciences in Modern Japan: The Marxian and Modernist Traditions . By Andrew E. Barshay . Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press , 2004 . xiv , 331 pp. $55.00 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2004 2004 1128 T H E J...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 February 2012
... adherence to Social Darwinism simplifies his position toward modernity; he was, to tweak Raymond Williams' phrase, a “modernist against modernity.” This reaction against modernity was another important factor behind Yi's collaboration, but it is still insufficient as a full explanation. Treat's analysis...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 41 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 November 1981
...Noriko Mizuta Lippit Yokomitsu Riichi, Modernist . By Dennis Keene . New York : Columbia University Press , 1980 . 228 pp. Appendix, Notes, Bibliographical Note, Index. $20. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1981 1981 BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 137 It is true...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (4): 1140–1146.
Published: 01 November 2016
... silence by a future much more desperate than any of the writers themselves could have anticipated. Let me now turn to Janet Poole's long-awaited When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea , a brilliant study of the works of six Korean writers produced in both Korean...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (2): 342–343.
Published: 01 February 1974
...James L. Peacock The Modernist Muslim Movement in Indonesia 1900–1942 . By Deliar Noer . London and Kuala Lumpur : Oxford University Press , 1973 . x, 390 pp. Notes, Glossary, Bibliography, Index, n.p.l. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1974 1974 342 JOURNAL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 137–138.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Michelle Yeh Dai Wangshu: The Life and Poetry of a Chinese Modernist . By Gregory Lee . Hong Kong : Chinese University Press , 1988 . xvi , 362 pp. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1991 1991 BOOK REVIEWS CHINA AND INNER ASIA 137 concluding chapter...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 629–646.
Published: 01 August 1993
... beyond older networks of scholarship and communication (Metcalf 1990; Eickelman 1992). Often modernist writers have signaled their break with past scholarly traditions by writing in vernaculars, sometimes developing new vernaculars. They wrote in Turkish, Urdu, Bengali, or Indonesian, rather than...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (1): 35–62.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., and suggests that such a utopian ideal fosters the veneration of a glorified past that never existed. The text's modernist literary ploys encourage scrutiny of culturally constructed concepts such as nationalism, consumerism, and narrative coherence. This unusual Ramayana reveals how narrative resources can...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 269–282.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Kiri Paramore Abstract This article employs the history of Confucianism in modern Japan to critique current scholarship on the resurgence of Confucianism in contemporary China. It argues that current scholarship employs modernist formulations of Confucianism that originated in Japan's twentieth...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (1): 10–23.
Published: 01 February 1994
...John D. Rogers Abstract I nterpretations of ethnic and cultural nationalism in South Asia have been marked by a tension between “primordialist” and “modernist” approaches. In keeping with the more influential general works on ethnicity and nationalism (Gellner 1983; Anderson 1983; Horowitz 1985...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 667–692.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., rendering its historical basis—that is, the experiences that generate a “collective memory” for a community—into a decontextualized montage of nostalgia. Stephenson writes a world where modernist notions of progress and development through linear time have been replaced by cultural differentiation across...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (4): 934–956.
Published: 01 November 1996
... ambiguous national identity and lack of formal Chinese education, he also became the founder of a Chinese modernist literary movement called new sensationism ( xinganjue pai ), earned substantial notoriety, and attracted a host of followers. Murdered by an unidentified assassin in 1939, in his shorr life...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 873–905.
Published: 01 August 2003
... January 2001). There is no better example of this than the oft-quoted section of Jawaharlal Nehru's will and testament, in which the avowedly secular modernist explains his desire to have a portion of his ashes scattered at the triveni sangam , the confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna Rivers and the site...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (3): 861–893.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... On the other hand, within his fictional writings, Kim also displayed an antithetical interest in the fragmentary scenes of modern life, which he often depicted through experimental techniques of a modernist aesthetic sensibility. In this essay, an attempt is made to provide a unified account of Kim's works...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2006
... have so far usually neglected to appreciate the importance of the religious element in the so-called Wuxu reforms (June 11–September 21, 1898) and later modernist policies. This importance, as we will see, can be gauged both in the writings of some of the reformist leaders, and among the populations...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 40 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 November 1980
.... In the 1980s, scholars could transcend these alternatives by recasting them as an opposition of original change (microdynamism) to dependent continuity (macrosystemism) . Historicist and modernist writings have relied too heavily on psychocultural and political explanations, as have the rationalizations...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 67–83.
Published: 01 February 1991
... have been central to the historical problematique the world over. I have chosen to analyze the modernist understanding of this historical transition in China not only among professional historians in the West, but among Chinese advocates of modernity. Specifically, I will examine the campaigns...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (4): 1197–1198.
Published: 01 November 2001
... of Nagai Kafu's demimonde fiction in relationship to nineteenth- and twentieth-century European Modernist fiction. This well-focused study pays particular attention to "the ways in which prostitution and prostitutes become a metaphor for Kafu's narrative project" (p. 4). In Snyder's words: The prostitute...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 373–395.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to the territorially bound “Chinese nation.” 3 A number of works in the field of anthropology address minority agency in state-minority relations on local levels and in contemporary contexts (Gladney 1991 ; Brown 1996 ; Gillette 2000 ). 4 Charles Kurzman defines the Islamic modernist movement...