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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 (2014) 22 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Yoon Sun Yang Yi Injik's Tears of Blood (1906) is the pioneering piece of “new fiction” ( sin sosŏl ). As many works of this male-authored genre revolve around women's conflicts regarding marriage, family, and home life, literary critics often condescendingly disregard them as domestic fiction...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 403–428.
Published: 01 May 2014
... stance is in itself intriguing, since their chosen genre of expression is generally viewed in Europe and the United States as being inherently apolitical. Coupled with the fact that it is a musical genre without the same kind of mass public appeal as Mando-pop or Canto-pop makes one ask not only why...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 785–806.
Published: 01 November 2015
... mobilization. In particular, the essay brings close attention to the subject of money, specifically, war funds procurement, as a recurring and governing thematic preoccupation of Manchurian action films as a genre of war film. By exploring the trappings of “money,” as it is configured in such films...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 601–628.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Helen J. S. Lee This article uses the comic poetic genre senryu as a source through which to explore the dynamics of lived experience of working-class Japanese immigrants to Korea. Challenging the dominant paradigm by which we view colonial reality, as a neatly divided portrait of colonial society...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 749–780.
Published: 01 November 2014
... on considering the pornographic efficacy of such a strategy. I ask: What is the effect of injecting stilled historical images into a genre famous instead for its lush color moving ones? What can such a strategy tell us about postwar historical memory, the relationship of politics to pornography and of still...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 281–305.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Jonathan Beller The cinematic mode of production has orchestrated the real subsumption of society by capital unevenly in the Asia-Pacific, affecting film form, genre, gender, performativity, and exhibitionism in various ways, as well as structures of agency and regimes of truth. Variations...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 421–437.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the conditions for a new genre—the invisibility narrative. This social-invisibility narrative addresses the discursive absence itself and explores its effect on Filipino-American communities and identities. It possesses three distinct features: the triangulation of Filipino-American identity in relation...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 713–737.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Charmaine Carvalho Although chick lit, epitomized by novels such as Bridget Jones’s Diary , has been analyzed by feminist critics as an example of postfeminist culture, the transnational spread of the genre has resulted in transformations that invite fresh consideration. In the Indian context...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 177–205.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., incorporates multiple female gazes: not only that of the artist but also those of the subjects, who look at each other and at their own mirror reflections. Female Writer , a diptych consisting of a photograph and painting of the writer Zhao Bo, recalls paintings from the “beautiful women” genre. Though both...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 469–505.
Published: 01 August 2017
... golden age as Taiwan's most popular genre of commercial theater and temple festival performance, from the late 1940s to the early 1970s, and the author places the ritual within the context of the decommodification of women's bodies and commodification of gendered performance taking place at the time...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Takehiro Watanabe In late 1980s Japan, loan sharks surfaced as heroes in graphic novels set in the world of predatory moneylending. A genre of manga about usury gained popularity as monthlies began to run serialized stories that parody class inequality through gratuitous, chauvinistic depictions...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 403–433.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... The army's sonic broadcasting unit was successfully attuned to the regional ear of the largely rural protesters; however, the army may have been winning the battle even as the state was losing the war. The broadcasting unit had its greatest success playing rural-inflected genres like mor lam and luk thung...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 489–521.
Published: 01 August 2009
... observation is that beautification, sexual styling, and spiritual/cultural cultivation are consistently linked in narratives of “becoming-woman” in a newly successful genre of aspirational literature, which we are calling “manuals of elite civility.” We argue that these narratives may be understood...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 435–454.
Published: 01 May 2009
... realist styles into an aesthetics of “disillusioned cinema”: a postmodern urban genre that simultaneously derides personal fantasies of sexual love and political fantasies of nation building. Both films use the formulas of romance to highlight the illusions and alienations of contemporary love...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 199–230.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Pil Ho Kim; Hyunjoon Shin Like any other genre of Western popular music in the postwar period, rock was introduced to South Korea via the U.S. Armed Forces, a powerful symbol of postwar American hegemony. Until the late 1960s the U.S. military camp shows, clubs, and radio broadcast remained...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 671–693.
Published: 01 August 2010
... and mid-1970s, that define the “family portrait [ quanjiafu ]” as an important cultural genre, in dynamic contrast to photographic propaganda of the same period. Prior to the entrance of contemporary experimental artists, there was a subtle attempt to turn the photographic medium into narratives...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 121–139.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Vicente L. Rafael Nick Joaquin (1917–2004) is often regarded as the greatest Filipino writer in English, yet he remains largely unknown outside his country. He published widely in all genres and was awarded the National Artist Award, yet he dropped out of high school and spent much of his youth...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 February 2021
... time did. The novella Toetie , one of Dermoût’s last works, uncovers Indies and Dutch attitudes toward race and color, moving her work from the genre of Indies Letters, or Dutch colonial literature, to that of postcolonial critique, with an exploration of forms of servitude, affect, and the social...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 259–285.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and ethical problems of perspective raised by the act of narration itself, that also epitomized the strengths of the genre for Ōgai. His work throughout his career engages readers in moving stories of ethically complex interactions, while at the same time demanding a reflexive critical consciousness...