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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2005) 66 (3): 299–328.
Published: 01 September 2005
...: Inventing Tradition in Modern China Megan M. Ferry n the introduction to The Literary Lives of Chinese Women (Zhong- Iguo nüxing de wenxue shenghuo), the literary historian Tan Zhengbi (1901–91) affi rms that history is the “play wherein the two sexes act their parts.”1 With this statement Tan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2007) 68 (2): 145–171.
Published: 01 June 2007
... his forthcoming projects are a critical edition of the Ernest Fenollosa - Ezra Pound essay “The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry” and a translation of Jean Métellus's Au pipirite chantant . China and the World: The Tale of a Topos Haun Saussy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... characterized by an unabashed, unprecedented foregrounding of female sexuality. While their novels were censored by the state now and then, they circulate on the Internet and contribute to the formation of China's booming Internet literature. The initial core group of beauty writers has made a large impact on...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1994) 55 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 1994
...Theodore Huters David Derwei Wang. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992. xix + 367 pp. $45.00. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 120 MLQI March 1994 Fictional Realism in Twentieth-Century China: Ma0 hn,Lao She, Shen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1943) 4 (3): 313–328.
Published: 01 September 1943
... America). Einige Tage später erreichten mich Paul Ernsts nachgelassene Aufsätze zur Weltliteratur Völker und Zeiten im Spiegel ihrer Dichtung (München 1940). Dort machte der Herausgeber Karl August Kutzbach auf S. 393–394 weitere wichtige Angaben über Paul Ernsts Beschäftigung mit China, die mich...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 249–267.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Wang Ning Abstract Of all the Western critical theories received in China, French theories have exerted the greatest influence on China’s literary theory and criticism. Jean-Paul Sartre’s existentialist philosophy and literary theory have had tremendous influence not only on China’s contemporary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 323–340.
Published: 01 September 2018
... academic discourse has been invented in China on selected themes of postmodernism and Third World “national allegory.” However, as a “shadowy but central presence” in Jameson and other Western left theories, Maoism is nearly absent from China’s appropriation of Western theories. A vigorous critique of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 341–353.
Published: 01 September 2018
...J. Hillis Miller Abstract The authors of the essays on Western theory in China in this issue of MLQ all favor the development of a distinctively Chinese literary theory. Wang Ning focuses on the influence since 1950 of Jean-Paul Sartre, Jacques Derrida, and Alain Badiou. Zhang Jiang more or less...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2013) 74 (3): 436–439.
Published: 01 September 2013
...). Cities Surround the Countryside: Urban Aesthetics in Postsocialist China . By Visser Robin . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 . x + 362 pp . © 2013 by University of Washington 2013 Reviews The Swerve: How the World Became Modern. By Stephen Greenblatt. New York: Norton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 June 1943
... 1833. By ELIZABETHSELDON. Berkeley : University of California Press, 1942. University of California Publications in Modern Philology, Volume 25, No. 3. Pp. x + 141-316. This excellent dissertation begins with a discussion of the concept of China in the eighteenth century. Though...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 395–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Petrus Liu Reconstructing modernist fiction from 1970s Taiwan as a critical realism, this essay proposes that the historical creation of two Chinas (the Republic of China on Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China) provided a formative stage for vibrant literary ruminations on the dissonance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 61–79.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Brought back to China and transformed by Chinese scholars who had studied with Babbitt, New Humanism became a counternarrative to the May Fourth Movement, to Marxism, and to radicalism in general. This essay delineates the roles New Humanism played in China, its internal contradictions, and its intricate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 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 (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Ming Dong Gu Although Lu Xun (1881–1936) produced all his literary works in a period that coincided with the heyday of Western modernism (1910–30), scholars both inside and outside China have made few attempts to study them in the international context of the modernist movement. Because of Lu Xun's...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2008
... fighters in revolutionary drama further deconstruct the patriarchy of gender, and their stories influenced the new development of gender politics in modern China. In general, the discourses of women's liberation were refashioned on the different stages of modern Chinese drama in parallel with the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 81–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 1980s, to the Western source from which the Chinese New Poets learned the techniques of modern Western poetry and introduced them into China by way of adaptation and imitation. At that point a new leaf was turned in the history of Chinese poetry: the mingling of the foreign elements, especially the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
... author, Chinese postmodernism differs from other variants of postmodernism because of its different cultural-historical and literary-historical background. With few exceptions, modernism was a late discovery in China. After 1978 Wang Meng, Zhang Jie, Wang Anyi, and others wrote fiction in a modernist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 487–504.
Published: 01 December 2012
... nothing for granted mutually highlights Chinese and Western cultures. China, for instance, exhibits no disjuncture between sacred and profane, hence no canon in the Western sense. Even difference is too relative a term; cultures must be grasped in terms of separations, of how they stand apart from one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Shuang Shen Hong Kong literary history presents a polemical case study for a contemporary rethinking of national literary history: Is it a local history or a global history? How should we describe the complex connections between the city’s sinophone literature and the literatures of mainland China...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2015) 76 (3): 369–391.
Published: 01 September 2015
... world literary space. It recommends the same paradigm for an effective history that forges connections beyond binarisms like East-West, mainland China–Hong Kong, and center-periphery. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Hong Kong literature constellation paradigm effective...