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positions (1993) 1 (3): 671–676.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Takara Ben Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Dream Revelations Takara Ben -the postwar could only have existed in the forms in which it was lived by those...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 531.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Pun Ngai 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Opening a Minor Genre of Resistance in Reform China: Scream, Dream, and Transgression in a Workplace Pun Ngai A scream pitched itself through the darkness of the night. It came, as usual, in the last hours...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 367–377.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Amjad Majid This article presents the work of Chinese artist and printmaker Chen Haiyan, providing a critical analysis of her lifetime of woodcuts, prints, and ink paintings. The topics explored are the integration of dreams in Chen Haiyan's art and their relation to “the fantastic,” which...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 418–449.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Michael Dutton Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Dreaming of Better Times: ”Repetition with a Difference“ and Community Policing in China Michael Dutton Introduction Zi Zhang asks: “Can one know what the future will hold in ten dynas...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 475–502.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Jiemin Bao Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Same Bed, Different Dreams: Intersections of Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality among Middle- and Upper-class Chinese Immigrants in Bangkok Jiemin Bao When Guoyi,’ a Chinese immigrant woman in Bangkok...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 May 2019
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 739–771.
Published: 01 November 2019
...David Tobin The official China Dream of the Great revival tells a story of China reversing “humiliation” by Western powers and returning to its premodern, rightful place at the center of world affairs. However, since ethnically targeted violence in Ürümqi in 2009, leading thinkers and policy makers...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 633–656.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., quality of life, and rights claims of queer parents. Shortly before I left the field, my then-flatmates, a T 踢 (transmasculine person, butch) in her mid-twenties and a po 婆 (femme) in her early thirties, produced a short film titled Wo de Huaiyun Meng 我的懷孕夢 ( My Pregnant Dream ), which debuted...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Russell Leong Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 In the Country of Dreams and Dust Russell Leong 1 Dreams As the son went away From home, and did So much that was wicked; So we...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 161–187.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., such as Lan Cao's Monkey Bridge (1997) or Kien Nguyen's The Unwanted (2001), this article focuses instead on Vietnamese-US narratives about the experience of physical returns by looking at Andrew Pham's Catfish and Mandala (1999) and Andrew Lam's Perfume Dreams (2005). Understanding that ethnic memoirs...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of Indonesian culture of which Chairil was dreaming—polished and stable—never materialized. Perhaps only his last poem, in which a formally balanced description of the sociocultural life of the novel Republic was substituted for the evocations of loneliness and failure, seems to confirm his dream: it has rarely...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 41–69.
Published: 01 February 2014
... functions as a lens through which the shift to a more confrontational stance can be traced and nuances in this shift studied. In the precarity movement, “life” tends to be pictured in two different ways: one in which an older ideal of “simply living” lives on, but mainly as a dream of what would be possible...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 329–369.
Published: 01 May 2014
... technological double in the railway as quintessential apparatuses of modernity that reshaped experiences of space and time, then Mantetsu documentaries bring together not only cinema and railway but also dreams and realities, the familiar and the exotic, the mythical and the scientific, the “authentic...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 653–685.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Inspired by Marc Augé’s theory of non-place, this essay critically examines the policy to create an eco-friendly image of the DMZ that became prevalent among public art projects such as Dreaming of Earth , proposed by sculptor Jaeeun Choi and renowned Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, and the construction...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 773–798.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the nonidentity, postsocialist ideologies invent a middle-class dream, attempting to reshape migrant workers into a “working class” misidentified with a class image beyond its financial reach as well as social function. It thus disunites the working class by throwing migrant workers into constant search...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 311–339.
Published: 01 May 2020
... workshops to reclaim both their monetary compensation and their artists’ status. Nevertheless, public and media discourse that followed this nationwide news—no matter how sympathetic—tended to treat the artists’ experiences as merely a failed Korean dream. Using performance studies methodologies...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 905–933.
Published: 01 November 2020
... and their survivors? How has the drug war, by instilling a biopolitics of fear, transformed the latter’s ways of seeing and being? What becomes of justice amid images of injustice? For example, how do returning spirits of the dead that appear in dreams of their families stimulate phantasms of revenge? How is revenge...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 51–99.
Published: 01 February 2017
... who remain in perpetual transit) emerge as a collective of cinephiles, who are willfully entranced by the repetitious, rapturous songs—the seductive pleasures and utopian dreams—of Hindi popular cinema. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 cinema literature Hindi Urdu city romance...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 489–521.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in practice, and the search for distinctive femininity with its more unabashed dreams and longings may well exceed the “safe cool.'” A Taste of Class: Manuals for Becoming Woman Stephanie Hemelryk Donald and Yi Zheng Here beauty does not only refer to appearances. It extends...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 683–711.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., and between the United States and Japan. Especially in the long postwar period, these songs have invoked memories of the past and dreams for the future in making politically significant present-day claims. Duke University Press 2009 Memory and Music in Okinawa: The Cultural Politics of War and Peace...