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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and Cultural Studies at Tsinghua University. Apart from his numerous publications in Chinese, his work has appeared in English in New Literary History , Critical Inquiry , boundary 2 , and many other journals. Rethinking Modern Chinese Literature in a Global Context Wang Ning...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 187–194.
Published: 01 March 2008
... include On Literature (2002), Literature as Conduct: Speech Acts in Henry James (2005), and The J. Hillis Miller Reader (2005). Reading (about) Modern Chinese Literature in a Time of Globalization J. Hillis Miller hy should I (or any American or European, for that matter) Wwant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 534–537.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Shuang Shen Modernity with a Cold War Face: Reimagining the Nation in Chinese Literature across the 1949 Divide . By Xiaojue Wang . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center , 2013 . xiii + 359 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Modernity with a Cold...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Inspired by Benjamin's view of translation and by David Damrosch's emphasis on world literature as a distinctive type of literary production, this essay examines the issues that influence the potential of literary works to win acclaim in translation as world literature. Chinese literature provides a useful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 13–27.
Published: 01 March 2008
... literary and theoretical writings. By investigating the assimilation of translations into the Chinese literary canon, this essay focuses on a hybridized political and cultural discourse that marks a radical shift in aesthetic and cultural sensibilities in modern Chinese literature. The call for reshaping...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 309–322.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Theo D’haen Abstract The articles at the center of this issue of MLQ , Wang Ning’s “French Theories in China and the Chinese Theoretical (Re)construction,” Zhang Jiang’s “On Imposed Interpretation and Chinese Construction of Literary Theory,” and Zhu Liyuan’s “Hillis Miller on the End of Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 249–267.
Published: 01 September 2018
... literature but also on its literary theory and criticism; Jacques Derrida’s deconstructive critical theory has helped form a unique version of Chinese postmodernism; and Alain Badiou’s Maoist passion and his critical reception in China’s cultural and intellectual circles have spurred Chinese intellectuals to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Zhu Liyuan Abstract In the first decade after 2000, the idea of “the end of literature” proposed by J. Hillis Miller aroused widespread controversy in Chinese academe. This article seeks to reiterate the original meaning of Miller’s statement while tracing the original Chinese context from which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
...). French philosophers were quick to criticize the conventional con- 2  As argued in Douwe Fokkema and Elrud Ibsch, Modernist Conjectures: A Main- stream in European Literature, 1910 – 1940 (London: Hurst, 1987). Fokkema Chinese Postmodernist Fiction 143 nection between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 September 2018
... concerned with ‘literary’ writing.” This is a comment on phenomena, not a revelation of truth. There are double meanings in it. Some theories are simply derived from literature, as many classical Chinese literary theories are simply derived from literature, such as the various kinds of notes on poetry that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 323–340.
Published: 01 September 2018
...-field” Western criticism as in the absence of a Chinese theory of literature or literary criticism: “We need to focus on the reality of Chinese literature if we want to construct a Chinese literary-theoretical discourse. Or, more specifically, we should make a systematic study of the rules of Chinese...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2008
... century, Chinese literature increasingly assumed the task of reforming society and awakening people by spreading new ideas of science and democracy. Writing in 1902, Liang Qichao thought that fiction could extend readers’ feelings, magnifying normal emotions and changing ideas and attitudes.6 The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 559–562.
Published: 01 December 2011
... year 1969. While the advent of Asian American as a popular term is well worth noting, the entry struggles to summarize a century of literature by writers of Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino descent, anachronistically lumping them together and missing the opportunity to treat their texts in their...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 460–462.
Published: 01 December 2018
... literature to Chinese readers (chap. 6). Each of the first four chapters features a Chinese contributor to the genre in question: Feng Zhi, globe-trotting poet, translator, and cultural ambassador; Zhou Libo, translator of Mikhail Sholokhov’s Virgin Soil Upturned and author of The Hurricane , an account...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 458–461.
Published: 01 December 1994
... theoretical and historical issues with a high level of critical sophistication, Saussy’s book sets a wonderful example of precisely that kind of study. Innovative, brilliant, and elegantly written, it will soon make its impact felt in the study of Chinese and com- parative literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Cambridge History of African American Literature (2010). doi 10.1215/00267929-­1161417 Lei Review 269 Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange. By Alexander C. Y. Huang. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. xi + 350 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 81–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
... recognizing that poetry is “a space of intelligence.”19 16  See Luo Zhenya, A Historical Survey of Chinese Modernist Poetry (Zhongguo xiandaizhuyi shige shilun) (Beijing: Shehuikexue Wenxian Chubanshe, 2002), 195. 17  Bei Dao, “Youth Poetics,” Fujian Literature (“Qingchun shi lun,” Fujian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 June 2003
... “glamor- ization of the unknown and unknowable for its own sake” (134) in landscape architecture, decorative arts, and literature, as well as the neoclassical back- lash. A crucial shift took place with the emergence of a “Chinese” element within the rococo, inasmuch as China was associated no longer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Wendy Larson Wendy Larson is professor of East Asian languages and literatures at the University of Oregon. Her most recent book is From Ah Q to Lei Feng: Freud and Revolutionary Spirit in Twentieth Century China (2009). Her present project is on Chinese culture on the global stage...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 353–377.
Published: 01 September 1999
.... Greenaway’s 1996 film, The Pillow Book, offers a productively intense overlay of various aspects of translational and spectatorial desire: “The narrative concerns an emancipated woman with a love of literature who likes her lovers to write on her body.” The film connects bodies Hayes I Chinese...