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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 415–432.
Published: 01 September 2012
... is typicality, which claims to broaden the significance of what might seem merely particular. This definition of realism illuminates two pioneering works of Asian American literature. Jade Snow Wong and Maxine Hong Kingston, despite their many differences, both engage in the realist project of overcoming...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 369–391.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in the predicament of the literary history of Hong Kong, where scholars have discussed the idea of a “locally produced” history for more than three decades. 2 Twenty-two years after first calling for such a history (Wong 1985 ), for instance, Wong Wai-leung ( 2007 ) was still lamenting the absence of a “Hong...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2012
... literary his- tory in conceptual or theoretical terms has resulted in simplified histo- riographical understandings and practices. This problem, I argue, can- not be solved by simply giving recognition to local culture and identity. What Wong Wang-­chi and others call the ideological bias of “China...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 457–480.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of Eurocentric history have been challenged vigorously in the last fifteen years by Andre Gunder Frank, Kenneth Pomeranz, K. N. Chaudhuri, Jack A. Goldstone, J. M. Blaut, Frank Perlin, Paul Bairoch, R. Bin Wong, and Geoffrey C. Gunn, among others.7 In different ways, these histori- 5 See Andre Gunder...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 475–485.
Published: 01 September 2012
... mood. What do Roberto Bolaño and Toni Mor- rison have to do with earlier generations of properly colonial writers 482 MLQ September 2012 such as Mulk Raj Anand (Untouchable), Thomas Mofolo (Chaka), or even Jade Snow Wong (Fifth Chinese Daughter)? What do...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 309–322.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., 1980, that was later published as 詩可以怨 (“Poetry Can Give Vent to Grievances”), a phrase quoted from the Confucian Analects 17.9. In 1984 Siu-kit Wong translated the essay into English as “Poetry as a Vehicle for Grief,” but a more recent translation by Zhang Longxi goes by the English title “Our...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 September 2012
... or the given features of ethnic identity — allows Lee to argue for a formal similarity between Jade Snow Wong and Maxine Hong Kingston, authors whose association has been often evoked but little explained in literary terms. Reactivating the Lukácsian language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
... hardship under his master, recoils into his own world, and is presumed to be mute. After various experiences, 19  Edwin W. Chen, “Musical China, Classical Impression: A Preliminary Study of Shaw’s Huangmei Diao Film,” in The Shaw Screen: A Preliminary Study, ed. Wong Ain-ling (Hong Kong: Hong...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 June 2008
...- versity of California Press, 1998); Kenneth Pomeranz, The Great Divergence: Europe, China, and the Making of the Modern World Economy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univer- sity Press, 2000); R. Bin Wong, China Transformed: Historical Change and the Limits of European Experience (Ithaca, NY: Cornell...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 295–299.
Published: 01 June 2008
...- versity of California Press, 1998); Kenneth Pomeranz, The Great Divergence: Europe, China, and the Making of the Modern World Economy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univer- sity Press, 2000); R. Bin Wong, China Transformed: Historical Change and the Limits of European Experience (Ithaca, NY: Cornell...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 299–303.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., China, and the Making of the Modern World Economy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univer- sity Press, 2000); R. Bin Wong, China Transformed: Historical Change and the Limits of European Experience (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1997). Aravamudan Review...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 June 2008
...- versity of California Press, 1998); Kenneth Pomeranz, The Great Divergence: Europe, China, and the Making of the Modern World Economy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univer- sity Press, 2000); R. Bin Wong, China Transformed: Historical Change and the Limits of European Experience (Ithaca, NY: Cornell...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 306–309.
Published: 01 June 2008
...- versity of California Press, 1998); Kenneth Pomeranz, The Great Divergence: Europe, China, and the Making of the Modern World Economy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univer- sity Press, 2000); R. Bin Wong, China Transformed: Historical Change and the Limits of European Experience (Ithaca, NY: Cornell...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 310–313.
Published: 01 June 2008
...- versity of California Press, 1998); Kenneth Pomeranz, The Great Divergence: Europe, China, and the Making of the Modern World Economy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univer- sity Press, 2000); R. Bin Wong, China Transformed: Historical Change and the Limits of European Experience (Ithaca, NY: Cornell...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 363–396.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955), The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956), The King and I (1956), Sayonara (1957), Flower Drum Song (1958), The Crimson Kimono (1959), and The World of Suzie Wong (1960). The Saturday Review published widely on Buddhism, Hinduism, and Taoism and introduced readers...