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positions (2006) 14 (3): 633–662.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Margaret Hillenbrand Duke University Press 2006 The National Allegory Revisited: Writing Private and Public in Contemporary Taiwan Margaret Hillenbrand The idea for this article began some time ago when I gave a presentation on questions...
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positions (2019) 27 (3): 499–529.
Published: 01 August 2019
... ) and the unresolved debate over Frederic Jameson’s statement that “all third-world texts are necessarily . . . national allegories.” Kim’s “spellbinding” refers to the dual impossibilities faced by postcolonial Korean writers in Japan, who can neither maintain a distance from the Japanese language nor take full...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 529–533.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Margaret Hillenbrand argues forcefully in “The National Allegory Revisited: Writing Public and Private in Con- temporary Taiwan” that Fredric Jameson’s allegorical mode starts to mean something rather different in the work of Taiwan writer Zhu...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 566–596.
Published: 01 May 1995
... of meaning and perform the pedagogical function for the pre- sent. In this process, a fictional text about personal survival is appropriated, as a Jamesonian “national allegory into the metanarrative of the nation’s cultural survival...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 365–397.
Published: 01 May 2002
...-consciousness in which Ota¯ embraces nationality as his primary identification. With some reservations, we can see this movement toward self-conscious- ness as an example of what Fredric Jameson calls “national allegory” in his much...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 239–243.
Published: 01 May 2002
... in state subjectivity, the subject’s “accession to nationality” is resentful because in Ogai’s¯ literature (literature is the site where desire is fully played out according to this critical convention), as in his politics, the national allegory...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 505–506.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., and Park Kwang-su do not always comply with the scope of national allegories previously conceived to be intractable and incontestable. With transnational cultural and capital flows and newly refigured cosmopolitanism permeating the youth cultures...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 429–460.
Published: 01 May 2014
... that has not already been worked over by modernity — I nevertheless cannot help but sense a danger in how the emphasis on the allegorical function of the ghost can easily slip into a valorization of national-­cultural allegories. In ascribing...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 640–670.
Published: 01 August 1993
... others for the sake of one’s political consciousness. Now, we need to return to the entwined themes of envy and boredom. Jameson’s work can continue to guide us here. His well-known essay on third-world literature as national allegory has...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 403–428.
Published: 01 May 2014
... that Seediq bale, with its glorification of Mona Rudao, the uprising against the oppressor,46 and the promise of everlasting paradise for those sacrificing for the nation (of Tai- wan), paints a political allegory for the album’s Taiwanese listeners...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 471–502.
Published: 01 May 2002
... 499 27 Jaffrey is not necessarily unique in her production of the cookbook as national allegory. Rombauer’s Joy of Cooking has functioned as an American institution, a resource consulted over several generations on the basics...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 435–454.
Published: 01 May 2009
... points out that “the ideological conditions of a text’s production are never singular but always several,” in “Jameson’s Rhetoric of Otherness and the ‘National Allegory,’ ” Social Text 17 (1987): 24. Rey Chow questions Jameson’s “hegemonic...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 223–248.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Indian modernity References Ahmed Aijaz . 1987 . “Jameson's Rhetoric of Otherness and the ‘National Allegory.’ ” Social Text , no. 17 : 3 – 25 . Bakhtin Mikhail M. 1981 . The Dialogic Imagination . Translated by Emerson Caryl Holquist Michael . Austin...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 421–458.
Published: 01 August 1996
... Sembcne of Senegal and Lu Xun of China. Jameson collapses the sites of these two resistances into the third world and argues that “all third-world texts are . . . to be read as what I will call national allegories,” as opposed to texts...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 287–329.
Published: 01 May 2001
... allegory has articulated. In Haplos, the skirmishes in the forest and the townspeople’s chancing upon a local spirit caution against a nation’s propensity toward historical amnesia. The same is true for Rouge, in which the journalists first come...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 291–320.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of geopolitics — ­how nations are formed and their borders policed, how these institutions sustain and constrain the possibilities of lives. As the novels depict it, queer identities are as much about private sexuality as they are about the political...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 255–280.
Published: 01 February 1995
... for a woman have become the national (male) allegory of existence. Another Dai I Invisible Women 267 common motif is the story of how a senior, all-powerful malelfather who has lost his ability...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 165–208.
Published: 01 February 2007
... to the ambiguities of gender — and the gendered categories of home and world, private and public. These are, of course, interconnected themes: critiquing nationalism, repositioning India, and reaffirming love as ethical allegory together constitute...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 341–362.
Published: 01 May 2020
... struggle for a new Manchukuo, symbolically carried out by the children in their struggle for a bird. I read Wind as an allegory, with the Russian and Japanese children standing in for their original nations at war, whose trophy, the bird, is ulti- mately Chinese Manchuria. From 1898 1945, Russia...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 281–305.
Published: 01 May 2011
... summary is starting to sound like a national allegory, one can imagine that the Filipina maids are not the ones seeing their own redemption in this spectacle; nor has the Philippines itself followed Hong Kong and made the successful transition...