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positions (1999) 7 (2): 377–420.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Joshua Goldstein Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Mei Lonfang and the Nationalization of Peking Opera, 1912-1 930 Joshua Goldstein Curious Americans stared at the visitor as they do at their own movie idols. -article in the Kansas...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 469–505.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Teri Silvio This article analyzes the structure of feeling embodied in a ritual of theater-going in which women fans of Taiwanese Opera would weep along with actresses singing “crying songs” and rush to the stage to hand them money and other gifts. The ritual was popular only during the opera's...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 631–657.
Published: 01 August 2020
.... Through an intertextual reading of two of the most popular revolutionary operas in 1970s communist East Asia— The Flower Girl from North Korea and The White-Haired Girl from China—it attends to the diverse strategies in addressing the “woman question” and the possibilities as well as limits opened up...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 29–68.
Published: 01 February 2001
... of reformed opera, the New Stage from the 1900s through the 1920s successfully produced a series of popular operas that combined the mission of enlightenment and the function of entertainment. Some of the pieces caused great sensations at the time...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 790–805.
Published: 01 August 1995
...- tryside. Her film, Woman, Demon, Human (Ren, gui, qing) (1988)~about a woman who plays a man in a rural opera troupe, won grand prizes at the Brasilia and Santa Barbara International Film Festivals. Dai Jinhua has positions 3:3 0 1995...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 433–438.
Published: 01 August 2017
.... While Ward addresses the relatively underappreciated importance of intel- lectual journals, Teri Silvio’s “Crying Songs and Their Fans: The Material and Affective Economy of Taiwanese Opera, 1945 – 1975” raises a popular form to an appropriately...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 489–510.
Published: 01 May 2010
... same-­sex relations appeared in venues such as Peking Opera, literary works, sexological writings, and, most prominently, tabloid newspapers. In those various social locations, which were either new (sexology, tabloids) or in the process...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., was already touring around Europe and the United States in the late nineteenth century. As shown in a newspaper advertisement in 1912, Zhu performed with an opera group, again in the Zhang Garden, to raise funds for China’s Red Cross, showing...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 February 2022
... holding each other while sleeping at night. But Wenhan became disconcerted when a director of the local opera troupe was sentenced to six years in prison for sleeping with a leading actor. The bugao 布告 (public announcement) that was posted in several nearby counties said that the director touched...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 435–479.
Published: 01 May 2016
...- quently hated as a despicable animal by the masses. The South China tiger in particular almost became extinct after these campaigns. It was also around this time that animals began to largely disappear from Chinese films. Model opera films...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 271–275.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., and countryside and urban sprawl within the international division of labor. Barlow I Editor’s Introduction 273 In the last of these four essays on gendered themes, Joshua Goldstein considers the career of opera...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 67–98.
Published: 01 February 2006
... (or citizens or students) to emulate. Yet they worry that “bad taste” might lead folks to express themselves by emulating soap opera char- acters and stars, even as they disagree over who the common people should emulate: the “actors...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 369–401.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., storytelling, folk opera, religion, or ritual had played in Chinese life and in constituting Chinese communities for thousands of years. All of these dynamic practices were denied the category of culture. Ironically, this uni- versalist historical...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 603–628.
Published: 01 August 1994
... dances “like a swallow*’and Lilian sings “like an orioleSince Huang hap- pens to be working on an opera, he offers to train Lilian and gives her the leading role at the opera’s premiere. The opera is an instant success, and Lilian...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 491–500.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Y. David Chung Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Portfolio Y. David Chung positions 5:2 All artwork is reprinted with the permission of the artist. The Grandmother’s Song Scene from Seoul House, Korean Outpost, an electronic rap opera made...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 551–572.
Published: 01 August 2014
... performance troupes in nearby villages), opera (commis- sioning and hosting local opera companies who perform during the fair), science and technology (technical education), cooking (serving guests), and security. Originally...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 631–632.
Published: 01 August 2017
... include opera, puppetry, animation fandom, and figurine design in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Southeast Asia. She has published in Cultural Anthropology, the Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, Mechademia, and positions, and has curated a museum...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 877–883.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., there has been an emergence of popular cultural pro- duction (music, lms, soap operas), which opens up new modes of trans- national subjectivity and questions the boundaries of community, identity, and identi cation. The hyped rise of bull markets...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 649–652.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Tourism:Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World (1999). Joshua Goldstein, assistant professor of history at Franklin and Marshall College, is interested in Peking opera and Republican-era social history...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1127–1157.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., for instance, the revolutionary model operas. It is thus obvious that the new post-­Maoist theatre valued independent self-­expression (production) and appreciation (reception). This anticollectivist drive may also provide a reason why the Chinese...