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positions (2019) 27 (4): 773–798.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Yun Li; Rong Rong Through the autobiographical poetry of contemporary Chinese female peasant workers, this article studies how Chinese migrant workers are dis-identified by the identifying hukou system and thus become bodies of non-identity drifting in cities. Driven by the urban desire intrigued...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 561–567.
Published: 01 November 2019
...-Class Misidentifica- tion: Self- Identification in the Autobiographical Poetry of Chinese Female Peasant Workers, Rong Rong and Yun Li argue that a double disidenti- fication has caused female peasant labor to forge a poetic aspiration to a middle- class dream. Invoking the New Working Class school...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Andrew F. Jones; Nikhil Pal Singh 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Guest Editors’ Introduction In an autobiographical account of his journey to the Far East in 1933, the African American poet Langston Hughes relates the following anecdote...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 579–605.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Poetry movement? Or to underscore the individualism implicit in the first-­ person utterances of Nguyên Hồng’s autobiographical voice? I contend that for Self-­Strength authors the genre of the novel presupposes a world ordered by social structures...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 465–497.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... The appearance and the rapid development of vernacular prose literature occurred at a time when Japanese poetry, which the popularity and prestige of Chinese poetry at the court in the early Heian period had virtually eclipsed, was gaining new le...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 343–379.
Published: 01 May 1996
... autobiographical novel, The Woman Warrior, in which Fa Mu Lan (Hua Mulan) serves as heroic model, we find an elaborate narrative of the heroine's martial exploits as she fights not only for her fam- ily but also for her village, her country...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 373–398.
Published: 01 May 2021
... slide, the modern periodical, and the recurring notion of outcry. As an autobiographical account, the preface contains narrated events that call for more media‐centered analysis, including the “slide incident” (renamed “screen incident”) and Lu Xun's failed experiment with the periodical medium. Reading...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 467–494.
Published: 01 May 2006
...,” in which Lu Xun, the enthusiast of Mara poetry, found himself helplessly trapped and silenced, until he let out an outcry through his madman. This is how Lu Xun, in a preface that is deeply autobiographical, explained one...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 759–771.
Published: 01 August 2004
... is a synthetic visual-audio-verbal text. Besides the visual and sound elements, the verbal text is also a component of the installation. A long autobiographical text written in Chinese is posted on the wall as part of the work. However, only the first...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 287–316.
Published: 01 May 2015
... with the representation of Russia and Russians in original works of colonial fiction rather than colonial trans- lations from Russian. I will primarily focus on the works by a female writer of communist background, Paek Sin’ae (1908 – 39), whose autobiographical...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 69–96.
Published: 01 February 1995
... of the ministers, notorious tyrants in mythical proportion. The comparison is curious, not so much because the two sides of the equa- tion are ill matched, for, after all, throughout the tradition of Chinese clas- sical poetry, a minister’s...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 160–193.
Published: 01 February 1993
...” (The power of Mara poetry) (1907),Lu Xun’s rhetoric of (in)au- thenticity with regard to individualism is deployed for the purpose of criti- cizing the constitutionists for their worship of wealth and military power. In so doing, he...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 179–202.
Published: 01 February 1998
.... The tragic results of the situation have been reported in many autobiographical accounts, but the factionalism itself, with the related degeneration of Red Guard organizations, remains a puz- zling political phenomenon...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 349–388.
Published: 01 May 1993
... does it circulate undisguised among the cultural elite. It is revealed most clearly in the literary critics’ penchant for the naming, renaming, and summing up of each particular school, roughly every two years-the “misty poetry” (nzenglong...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
... poetry: I stood my ground It’s not enough that I am here I want the imprints of their names Some American proof that they were known Their courage recognized The sacri ces...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 633–662.
Published: 01 August 2006
... experiential narratives, by contrast, are marked by a far more intimate set of correspondences between author and those who act out the national allegory within his or her text. Indeed, many of these allegories are quasi-autobiographical in nature...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 515–550.
Published: 01 August 1998
...- aces, five compiled from the earlier editions (see table I). The oldest preface (no. 5 in the third edition) was written in 1734 by Xue-not for this text, but for his collection of poetry, Xue Xue’s Anecdotes on Poetry [Yzpzaoshihua...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 911–942.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., and while studying industrial arts, he was moved to write poetry. His poems circulated. Then, one midnight, a knock on his Santa Monica apartment door announced a messenger bearing an airplane ticket for Iowa. A bewildered Sam Oeur found himself...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 633–663.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., invokes experiential authenticity generally attrib- uted to autobiographical writings. Hwang has been explicit about the close link between the fictional world ofThe Guest and his personal experiences in North Korea.16 In one interview, he...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 19–64.
Published: 01 February 2020
... commentary, has always looked acutely at the world as she sees it: as a woman s world.29 Yu Hong s elegant work exemplifies the urban concerns of the current generation of established artists. Her Ladder to the Sky is typical of both an autobiographical strain in her work and a disconcerting, almost clinical...