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positions (2021) 29 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 February 2021
... in 2006. How are the two poems related? Are they each other s complete repetitions? That is how closer reading starts: the search for new beginnings, other completions, dif- fering significations. Philological handwork first and foremost. First the words, then their movements. First the lines...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 773–784.
Published: 01 August 2002
... that Pound is, for example, exploding the linguistic integrity of the characters and scattering a misconstrued speculative philology across his pages, along, more occa- sionally, with their actual graphic forms. Pound is attempting—“through...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 277–278.
Published: 01 February 2001
... is a member of the Institute of History and Philology, Academica Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China. He is currently undertaking a joint research project on everyday life in Ming-Qing China. Ralph A. Litzinger, assistant professor...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 731–761.
Published: 01 August 1998
... transformed their meth- ods of approach to the academic study of China. The sinological branch of orientalism began at the confluence of two traditions. It was formed not only by the enterprising philology of the European Renaissance...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 91–111.
Published: 01 February 2007
... the sphere of knowledge that is particular to philological-literary fields. Language Bei Dao’s poetry starts with a disbelief that essentially questions language. This starting gesture estranges poetic rationality from the high opinion...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 151–183.
Published: 01 February 2018
... construction of his essay, describing it as a philological rather than a philosophical exposition (in his reply, he refers to “construction” a half-­dozen times, and to “philology” a dozen times). How, then, does philology pertain to the kind...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 77–109.
Published: 01 February 2018
.... Responding to Adorno’s letter, Benjamin (Benjamin and Adorno 2001: 292) wrote: “When you speak of a ‘wide-­eyed presentation of mere facts’ you are characterizing the proper philological attitude. . . . It is true that the indifference between magic...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 February 2018
... in the Daode- jing prompts certain philological questions. It is unlikely that Benjamin is quoting from memory, with line breaks intact; and it is also unlikely that he carried copies of “Metaphysics of Youth” with him from which he could...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 547–577.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., and asking Starr’s help in locating it and other temples during her own impending travels in Korea.31 Gordon was a student of Max Müller and already the author of several massively erudite, expansively associative philological treatises; her own...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 417–429.
Published: 01 May 1994
...-Foucauldian and are taken directly from the High Humanist traditions of Comparative Literature and Philology” (167).5The divergence between Foucault’s and Said’s methodologies, to be sure, is not a damning indictment in and of itself.6...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 607–639.
Published: 01 August 1993
.... The Japanese term for “ethnos” (minzot(u)is defined as “a group of peo- ple who share a common language and culture Since annexation, Oki- nawan ethnic identity has been subsumed under Japan in these terms by philological studies which emphasize...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 321–348.
Published: 01 May 1993
... to Philology: Intellectual and Social Aspects of Change in Late Imperial China . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Farquhar , Judith . Forthcoming . Knowing Practice: The Clinical Encounter of Chinese Medicine . Boulder: Westview Press. Fisher , Carney . 1977 . “The Great Ritual Controversy...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 263–278.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the methods of philological exegesis, aesthetic criticism, folklore studies, reli- gious studies, sociological analysis, ethnography, and the history of ideas? Reflecting the current interest in postcolonial studies, the majority...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 137–155.
Published: 01 February 2005
..., mediated by philology, as the optic through which to grasp contemporary reality and relied on the narrative of national his- tory to convey its Japanist message. “Japanism,” Tosaka wrote, “is one kind of Japanese fascism. If not seen in this manner...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 245–284.
Published: 01 May 2002
... period], ed. Nishiyama Matsunosuke, Wakanebe Ichir¯o, and Gunji Masakatsu (Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 1972), 482–483. For philological information on these texts, see Gunji Masakatsu, “Kaisetsu” [Commentary], in Gunji, Kabuki J¯uhachibansh¯u...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 1–68.
Published: 01 February 1995
... [Encyclopedia of investigation and extension 1”; “Morality, governance, literature, philology, and minor skills, to put it briefly, are the heavenly way and human affairs. At the end of penetration are the principle of human nature...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 159–205.
Published: 01 February 2009
... zensh (Complete Works of Tosaka Jun) (Tokyo: Keis Shob, 1966), 3:78 – 95. Tosaka included religion in the general category of ideological forms. 57. Tosaka Jun, Nihon Ideologı¯ ron, particularly “Critique of ‘Philological...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 489–510.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the older woman, Liu, to court, Crystal revealed the case to the public and followed its development. Commentary on the case became a discussion of the law on seduction and rape and the philological meaning of jian illicit sex...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., the change from prewar patterns of train- ing was considerable, since scholars of that generation were less anthropo- logical than philological. Unlike students of the United States or Europe, who consult libraries and archival...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 7–36.
Published: 01 February 2006
... in fine detail the distinctive aesthetic characteristics of each and every mahjong tile, a creative endeavor that involves literary allusions; philological analy- sis; cosmological, geometrical, astrological, and calendrical associations; as well...