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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (2): 517–518.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Feng Lan 1 Shu-mei Shih , Visuality and Identity: Sinophone Articulations across the Pacific ( Berkeley , University of California Press , 2007 ) , 183. Part three contains eighteen essays, covering several areas of Sinophone concerns. In critical practice, Sinophone...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Alison M. Groppe Theoretically, Tan's astute engagement with Shu-mei Shih's conceptualization of the sinophone stands out. Tan prods us to see sinophone identities, identity formation, and the sinophone relational network as translational, thus highlighting aspects of the sinophone that argue...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 251–253.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Chialan Sharon Wang Remapping the Sinophone: The Cultural Production of Chinese-Language Cinema in Singapore and Malaya before and during the Cold War . By Wai-Siam Hee . Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press , 2019 . 242 pp. ISBN: 9789888528035 (cloth). Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 724–726.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Sharon Carstens Sinophone Malaysian Literature: Not Made in China . By Alison M. Groppe . Amherst, N.Y. : Cambria Press , 2013 . 325 pp. $114.99 (cloth); $8.99 to $39.99 (e-book). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2015  2015 In this well-conceived and carefully...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 280–282.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Yingjin Zhang Visuality and Identity: Sinophone Articulations across the Pacific . By Shu-mei Shih . Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press , 2007 . xiii , 243 pp. $60.00 (cloth); $22.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2009 2009...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Guangtian Ha Sensing the Sinophone: Urban Memoryscapes in Contemporary Fiction . By Astrid Møller-Olsen . Amherst, NY : Cambria Press , 2022 . xii, 310 pp. ISBN: 9781621967002 . © 2023 Association for Asian Studies 2023 Modern cities are odd beings, and each modern nation...
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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 (2024) 83 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Dian Dian Transtopia in the Sinophone Pacific . By Howard Chiang . New York : Columbia University Press , 2021 . xvi, 359 pp. ISBN: 9780231190978 . © 2024 Association for Asian Studies 2024 In 2012, Howard Chiang brought together Chinese studies and transgender studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Mark McConaghy Abstract This article examines the New Taiwan Series ( NTS ), a journal published between 1947 and 1948 in Hong Kong by Taiwanese socialists who fled the island following the 228 Uprising. It does so to intervene in ongoing debates in the field of Sinophone studies. While two major...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (4): 657–671.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Zhiyi Yang Abstract In recent decades, highly heterogeneous literary and artistic articulations harking back to China's classical past have gained increasing currency in the global Sinophone space and cyberspace. Instead of dismissing them as “fetishisms” or authenticating them as “Chinese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 986–988.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Tzu-hui Celina Hung Among the book's numerous accomplishments is Tsu's astute deconstruction of some of the most charged questions in sinophone studies. Eschewing the current intellectual fatigue with the idea of nationalism, her discussion of language reforms, for example, unravels...
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Journal of Asian Studies 11179349.
Published: 21 June 2024
... Malaysian Crossings: Place and Language in the Worlding of Modern Chin­ ese Literature. By Chan Cheow-Thia. New York: Co­lumb­ ia University Press, 2023. 298 pp. ISBN: 9780231203395. In rec­ ent pub­lic­ a­tions on Sinophone lite­ ra­t­ure, per­haps none has taken as close an ana­ ­lyt­ic­ al scale...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 February 2020
... By exploring the figure of the sex worker as portrayed and represented in literature, films, and new media circulated within the United States, China, and Sinophone communities, Lily Wong's Transpacific Attachments uses a transpacific and translingual perspective to reconfigure the notion of Chineseness...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2024
...” modernity. Critical engagement with Lu Xun's concept of “in-betweenness” has located it—so to speak—in the structure of developmental history. In ways that I think resonate with, and can be understood in terms of, Yeung's conceptualization of Sinophone poetics, Ma's interpretation of Lu Xun's “object...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1064–1065.
Published: 01 November 2021
... and integration that took place in the People's Republic of China and the Sinophone world. Moreover, “neoliberal postsocialism,” characterized by flexible ambiguity, can also be used to describe a global condition brought on both by the end of socialism in the Eastern Bloc and by the end of capitalism...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 960–962.
Published: 01 November 2013
...” communities while the perception of China as a new imperial power generates new forms of suspicion. In a recent discussion of sinophone literatures, Shu-mei Shi has described the category as disruptive of both nation and diaspora. 1 While Anglophone, Ho's text is similarly troublesome, unsettling...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 544–546.
Published: 01 May 2010
...: The Language of Chinese Critical Inquiry. As her title indicates, Davies takes “patriotic worrying” or youhuan as the common denominator in contemporary Chinese critical thought. This tendency, she argues, colors Sinophone adaptations of Western theory, which undermine the latter's “preference...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (3): 1067–1068.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and Visual Culture . By Sheldon H. Lu . Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press , 2007 . 264 pp. $56.00 (cloth); $22.00 (paper) . Part III, “Sinophone Cinema and Postsocialist Television,” comprises three chapters. In the eclectic chapter 6, Lu begins to distance himself from the term...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 695–698.
Published: 01 November 2023
... in the urban areas of the People's Republic of China (PRC). Such an absence of scholarly monographs is especially surprising considering the study of death had previously played a large, if not a defining, role in Sinophone studies (the study of Chinese languages speaking societies). Through the funeral...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (2): 431–434.
Published: 01 May 2024
...-1990s” cohort, the study aims to capture the texture of gay life and subjectivity in a generational way. To the extent that this denotes an explicit goal, the book represents a magnificent accomplishment that compares how young gay men across three Sinophone societies deal with coming out (chapter 2...