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positions (2016) 24 (2): 513–554.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Viren Murthy Lu Xun is perhaps the most studied figure in modern Chinese literature and there has been a great deal of debate about interpreting his work. However, scholars have paid insufficient attention to the way in which readings of Lu Xun serve as a lens from which to examine political...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 207–237.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Christian Uhl In 1944 the Japanese sinologist and cultural critic Takeuchi Yoshimi (1910-77) published his seminal study, Rojin , on the life and work of the preeminent modern Chinese writer Lu Xun (1881-1936). In this book Takeuchi paints the portrait of a pugnacious man of letters, someone...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 541–570.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Tim Shao-Hung Teng Abstract This article situates Lu Xun at the intersection of late‐Qing folkloric discourse and medical science by studying his 1925 essay “Lun zhaoxiang zhilei” (“On Photography”). “On Photography” is a rich yet enigmatic piece of writing that has yet to receive critical...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 373–398.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Chenshu Zhou Abstract By recounting how Lu Xun 鲁迅 went from studying medicine in Japan to writing for the magazine Xin qingnian 新青年 ( New Youth ), the preface to Nahan 呐喊 ( Outcry , 1923), Lu Xun's first collection of short stories, not only presents an origin story of an important author but also...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 287–306.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Wang Hui In this dialogue, Wang Hui explains his writing of The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought , especially how he started from Lu Xun studies to the research of Chinese intellectual history. He interprets the connotations and meanings of the thesis he raised in this four-volume book around topics...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 91–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Winnie Won Yin Wong This article explores the correspondences between Lu Xun's famous “lantern slide moment” at Sendai Medical Academy in Japan in 1906, and the Visualizing Cultures student protest at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2006. In both incidents, wartime images of Japanese...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 399–421.
Published: 01 May 2021
...” as he understands it. Takeuchi's critique of modernity as well as his idea of Asian nationalism cannot do without his idiosyncratic understanding of literature, especially his reading of Lu Xun, and his insistence on the powerlessness of literary resistance. Takeuchi's literary reshuffling...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 February 2007
.... “Suddenly, with a resounding bang,” Lu Xun wrote, “there’s no place in the world where humor can’t be found taking on so many forms.”3 Following the enormous popularity of the Analects Fortnightly, Lin Yutang helped...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 695–727.
Published: 01 August 2002
...” of the social fabric so vehemently decried by the progressive intellectuals of the period. Consider, for example, drawings of two social types that by 1934 had al- ready come to symbolize—in the works of leftist authors such as Lu Xun...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 467–494.
Published: 01 May 2006
...! 469 Figure 2  Lai Shaoqi, Roaring China, 1936, woodblock print, 12 3 11.5 cm. Reprinted from Banhua jicheng (Landmarks in Prints) (Shanghai and Nanjing: Lu Xun Jinian guan and Jiangsu Guji, 1991...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 229–233.
Published: 01 May 2021
... from the Rockefeller Foundation and ideologies that spliced white racial robustness to colonial excellence. In Literature by Other Mediums: Revisiting Lu Xun s Preface to Out- cry, Chenshu Zhou takes up modern Chinese literature s founding myth, Lu Xun s Preface to Nahan and the famous lantern...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 317–348.
Published: 01 May 2000
... phenomenon can be seen in the relations between China and Japan, the latter understood as already thoroughly westernized. As exem- plified in the Japanese reception of the Chinese writer Lu Xun (1881–1936), respect for the otherness of the other...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 49–58.
Published: 01 February 2015
... recent times. In online discussions, a lot of posts quoted Lu Xun’s famous essay “Mr. Fujino” (“Teng Ye Xian Sheng”) as the historical backdrop against which one could examine the MIT incident. Lu Xun’s essay has been incorporated into China’s...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 337–341.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and diplomacy begins does not need to be particularly crisply drawn. In fact, Viren Murthy’s “Resistance to Modernity and the Logic of Self-­Negation as Politics: Takeuchi Yoshimi and Wang Hui on Lu Xun,” and Wasana Wongsurawat’s “Beyond Jews...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 356–381.
Published: 01 May 1994
... begins with a lengthy discourse on holistic Chinese culture and its equally immutable cultural-intellectualistic mode of thinking. This is followed by three disjointed studies on Chen Duxiu, Hu Shi, and Lu Xun, to serve as exemplars...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 269–316.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... After all, Lu Xun, the most important figure in the genesis of modern Chinese literature, frequently speaks of the rotten Chinese national character as correctable only through the cutting positions 8:2 © 2000 by Duke University Press positions...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 531–539.
Published: 01 August 2023
... came together by coincidence. They never intended in their original design to be collected in one volume, but they share uncanny parallels nonetheless. How can this not be symptomatic of their authors’ times? Tim Shao-Hung Teng opens the issue with a return to eye-gouging. Lu Xun's 1925 essay...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 307–327.
Published: 01 February 2012
... thesis completed in during the wenhua re, reevalu- ated the canonical modern Chinese writer Lu Xun, who was out of favor in the s cultural establishment. The reasons for Lu Xun’s unpopularity were various. It did not help his case that Mao...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 May 2006
... about art, Nanjing government; new wave of political repression; attacks literature, history, and social revolution against Lu Xun ordered to cease by the Communist leadership; 1928-05-03 the Communists established the Jiangxi...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 449–466.
Published: 01 May 2006
... remained limited to the circle of the intellectuals. It is said that at the time Lu Xun asked his mother to read his story “Diary of a Madman” (“Kuangren riji”) and when she did she said, “This is fiction (xiaoshuo8 Lu Xun’s mother obviously...