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positions (2002) 10 (2): 399–429.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Jon Solomon 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 The Sovereign Police and Knowledgeable Bodies: Liu Xiaobo’s Exilic Critique of Politics and Knowledge Jon Solomon The questions I will raise in this essay concern the status of the exile-refugee...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 581–613.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Barry Sautman; Yan Hairong Since garnering the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been lionized, particularly by Western politicians and media, who now promote him as the leader of the “democratic forces” in China. Meanwhile, Liu's politics and those of the award...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 207–236.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Shuqin Cui Taking Liu Manwen’s self-portraiture series, especially her Ordinary Life and Monologue , as examples, this article argues that the self-subject via self-portraiture comes to terms through social-cultural constitution and visual articulation. With face masked and body wrapped, Liu...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 449–466.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Ping Liu Duke University Press 2006 Translated by Krista Van Fleit Hang The Left-Wing Drama Movement in China and Its Relationship to Japan Ping Liu The View of 1930s Left-Wing Literature in the Field of Chinese Literature Studies After the end...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 160–193.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Lydia H. Liu Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Translingual Practice: The Discourse of Individualism between China and the West Lydia H. Liu The meaning of a word is its use in the language.-Wittgenstein The concept...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 263–292.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Jin Liu This essay sets out to examine the emerging trend of Chinese rap songs that are rendered in nonstandard local languages or dialects in mainland China in the age of the Internet. It first disputes the common criticism, based on limited data, of Chinese rap as lacking social and political...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 763–798.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Lydia H. Liu Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Beijing Sojourners in New York: Postsocialism and the Question of Ideology in Global Media Culture Lydia H. Liu The television serial Beijing Sojourners in New York was aired on the CCTV...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 57–67.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Timothy Liu Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 With Chaos in Each Kiss Timothy Liu Outside your door, an ocean of violets, wave upon wave, so many petals torn by the wind and rain...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 435–455.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Shih-Diing Liu Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Undomesticated Hostilities: The Affective Space of Internet Chat Rooms across the Taiwan Strait Shih-Diing Liu This essay aims to address the omission of affect from much of the theo...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 261–287.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Joyce C. H. Liu This essay discusses what I define as the psyche politics employed in the discourse of identity and of subjectivity in Taiwan during the Japanese colonial period (1895-1945), and how the use of such politics of psyche recurred in postcolonial Taiwan, especially in the discourse...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 281–289.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Petrus Liu; Lisa Rofel In the introduction to the special issue, the guest editors examine the key issues in the current dialogue on Chinese politics and transnational queer formations. The editors explain the origins of the special volume in a transnational queer conference, emphasizing...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 291–320.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Petrus Liu This essay resists a common scholarly tendency to treat “queer theory” and “Chinese political economy” as analytically separate issues by arguing that the emergence of new sexual positions and discourses has transnational and material origins. Long before the “linguistic...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 409–416.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Petrus Liu; Lisa Rofel In this interview, Shi Tou recounts her experience as a queer artist and activist in Beijing. She explains her view of the relationship between queer politics and art, how Chinese critics have received her works, and how globalization has shaped her art. Duke University...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 759–789.
Published: 01 August 1995
...David Palumbo-Liu Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 The Bitter Tea of Frank Capra David Pal urn bo-Liu This essay is derived from a work-in-progress, Narrating Asian America: Cultural Politics and Subjectivities, and forms part...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 779–800.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Liu Huiying 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Translated by Yan Hairong Feminism: An Organic or an Extremist Position? On Tien Yee As Represented by He Zhen Liu Huiying It is not strange that the name of He Zhen is little known outside the very...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 351–372.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Amie Parry; Liu Jen-peng Both avant-garde and popular, Lucifer Hung's writing has attracted a significant amount of critical attention in Chinese academic circles for its explicit sexual and violent content. This article identifies an ethical conundrum faced by critics who want to support Hung's...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 627–651.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Liu Kang Slavoj Žižek has recently written quite extensively on Mao and China. This article is a commentary on his writings. Tracing the genealogy of Western Marxism from Gramsci, Athusser, and Badiou to Žižek, I argue that Žižek's misreading of the Chinese Revolution, especially Mao's theory...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 597–631.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Liu Kang Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Aesthetics and Chinese Marxism Liu Kang Marxist aesthetics has been a central concern in China’s cultural scene for much of the twentieth century. Obviously, Mao Zedong’s...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 389–413.
Published: 01 May 1993
.... Joan Pinkham. New York: Monthly Review Press. Chen , F. C. 1990 . “For a New Chinese Culture”. Twenty-First Century (Ershiyi shiji) (Hong Kong) i ( October ): 4 -5. Dong , Xuewen . 1991 . “On the Nature of Liu Zaifu's ‘Subjectivity of Literature.’” Seeding Truth (Beijing) i...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 570–602.
Published: 01 August 1994
... the depths of his unconscious mind. Yu Hua, however, is less interested in the subjective workings of desire than in desire as an objective, elemental force. For this reason, Student Liu, the protagonist of “Classical Love,” is nothing...