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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Chengzhou He Because the theories of Chinese modernity are mainly organized around a masculine norm and pay insufficient attention to the specificity of women's lives and experiences, it is of great significance to carry out research on women's complex and changing relationships to the political...
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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 June 2003) 64 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Julie Candler Hayes Ideographia: The Chinese Cipher in Early Modern Europe . By David Porter. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2001. xii + 296 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Reviews Ideographia: The Chinese Cipher in Early Modern Europe. By David Porter. Stan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 13–27.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Sun Yifeng Translation has played a critical role in forming the modern Chinese literary canon and continues to stimulate its change and expansion. It is instrumental to the exchange and synthesis of foreign narrative modes and aesthetic paradigms. There are obvious political, cultural, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 81–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Chen Yongguo Both historically and theoretically, this essay traces the development of modern Chinese poetry, including the Chinese symbolists of the 1920s, the modernists of the 1930s, the Nine Leaves of the 1940s, the obscurists of the 1970s, and the post-obscurists of the Third Generation of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Douwe Fokkema The title of this essay implies that there is a Chinese postmodernism that differs from American or European postmodernism. But the different postmodernisms also have a common basis, which can be found at the level of unstable signification. First the author briefly sketches how the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 June 2011) 72 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 June 2011
... theater, television drama, and early modern medicine, and she is writing a book on Shakespeare performances in Taiwan as well as constructing a Taiwan Shakespeare database. Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange . By Huang Alexander C. Y. . New York : Columbia University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 December 2011) 72 (4): 559–562.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Michelle S. Liu Michelle S. Liu is senior lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Washington. The Hypothetical Mandarin: Sympathy, Modernity, and Chinese Pain . By Hayot Eric . New York : Oxford University Press , 2009 . xiii + 278 pp. © 2011 by...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1999) 60 (3): 353–377.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Julie Candler Hayes Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Look but Don’t Read: Chinese Characters and the Translating Drive from John Wilkins to Peter Greenaway Julie Candler Hayes n Europe, increasing knowledge of and contacts with China in the Iseventeenth and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 458–461.
Published: 01 December 1994
... memorable example of how to do it. Gordon Braden, University of Virginia The Problem of a Chinese Aesthetic. By Haun Saussy. Meridian: Crossing Aes- thetics; Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1993. 296 pp. $37.50. Haun Saussy’s title may lead...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 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 (1 September 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 (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 September 2018
... cognition. Yet constructing Chinese literary theoretical discourse should discriminate among and examine various contemporary Western literary theories, actively draw on its useful achievements and experiences, and return to Chinese literary practice in an overall way. It is also necessary to adhere to the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 323–340.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Liu Kang Abstract This essay takes Fredric Jameson and Chinese Jamesonism as a case in point to illustrate the Chinese anxiety of influence with Western theory and the battle between (Western) universalism and Chinese exceptionalism. Chinese Jamesonism shows how an eclectic American neo-Marxist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2018) 79 (4): 460–462.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Richard King Socialist Cosmopolitanism: The Chinese Literary Universe, 1945–1965 . By Nicolai Volland . New York : Columbia University Press , 2017 . 304 pp . Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Chinese cosmopolitanism has been the topic of two recent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 487–504.
Published: 01 December 2012
...François Jullien Comparison of Chinese and Western civilizations cannot proceed on the basis of influences but only of originary distinctions. Even the most general categories remain unassimilable and must be understood in terms of contrasts. An exterior, “utopic” or “atopic” perspective that takes...