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positions (2003) 11 (3): 529–539.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Don Mee Choi 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Korean Women—Poetry, Identity, Place: A Conversation with Kim Hye-sun Don Mee Choi Kim Hye-sun (b. 1955) is a prominent contemporary South Korean poet, who is identified as one of the “women poets...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 91–111.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Claudia Pozzana Duke University Press 2007 Distances of Poetry: An Introduction to Bei Dao Claudia Pozzana “A poet,” writes Bei Dao, “must establish his world through his poems — a sincere and unique world, a world of justice and humanity.”1...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 113–136.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Dian Li Duke University Press 2007 Paradoxy and Meaning in Bei Dao’s Poetry Dian Li Poetic language is the language of paradox.  — Cleanth Brooks Paradox exists in order to reject such divisions as those which...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 559.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Paik Nak-chung 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Commentray Zen Poetry and Realism: Reflections on Ko Un’s¯ Verse Paik Nak-chung The following essay was originally written in Korean as a contribution to the Festschrift volume celebrating...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 773–798.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Yun Li; Rong Rong Through the autobiographical poetry of contemporary Chinese female peasant workers, this article studies how Chinese migrant workers are dis-identified by the identifying hukou system and thus become bodies of non-identity drifting in cities. Driven by the urban desire intrigued...
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Published: 01 May 2024
Figure 4 The eloquent breaths as innate poetry. More
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 629–659.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Dean Brink This essay argues that Tawara Machi's poetry both sustains the intertextual bias of classical court poetry and uses it to incorporate some of the most ubiquitous texts of our age: advertising and other consumer discourse. Tawara's reinvention of contemporary tanka is based...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 653–667.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Sandra So Hee Chi Kim Regarding her highly acclaimed first book of poetry, Notes from the Divided Country , second-generation Korean American poet Suji Kwock Kim has stated that she considers the representation of the traumatic experiences of the Korean War as “the responsibility that one has...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 601–628.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and vocabularies specific to a hybrid colonial culture. It is the more contoured and ambivalent dynamics of colonial race relations that the senryu poetry brings forth, which, in turn, questions the existing narratives of Japanese colonialism. Duke University Press 2008 Writing Colonial Relations of Everyday...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 351–387.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... In examining a sequence of Tanigawa's poetry and certain of his critical essays, the author tries to disrupt such readings by arguing that his attempt to conceive of a practice of writing, not focused on the substantialization of “the people” or the region but, rather, on the dynamic flux of energy produced...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 687–711.
Published: 01 November 2019
... circulation of the poetry of Gu Cheng 顾城, whose verse and biography have circulated widely and been intensively transformed in the past thirty years. The partial and mutated versions of his life and verse that circulate via film, television, print, calligraphy, and especially the Internet produce a shared...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., exploitation, alienation. To counter the pressures of this life, he wrote poetry. In 2016 he settled in Picun, a village on the outskirts of Beijing made famous by an NGO called the Migrant Workers Home. The Home aims to advance migrant workers’ social identification through cultural education. To this end...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 735–762.
Published: 01 November 2022
... the ideologies that justified killing disabled people and the construction of disabled society and culture, as well as several books of poetry. In his poems, he aimed not only to shed light on the oppression and dehumanization of disabled people but to rethink dominant conceptions of embodiment and “able...
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Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 1 Photo of Xiao Hai in 2017, in the Migrant Workers Home library/reading room, holding a copy of Haizi's collected works. His hat says “Work hard play hard.” The white front cover of Howl in the Factory , his own collection of poetry, published in the unofficial Picun series, is visible More
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 465–497.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... The appearance and the rapid development of vernacular prose literature occurred at a time when Japanese poetry, which the popularity and prestige of Chinese poetry at the court in the early Heian period had virtually eclipsed, was gaining new le...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 411–439.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of the literary world), both women occupy important roles in Vietnamese literature and history. There are references to them in anthologies of Vietnamese poetry, histories of Vietnam, the names of Vietnamese buildings and streets, and the halls...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 February 2021
... 10.1215/10679847-8722823 Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press positions 29:1 February 2021 142 Derai- derai Cemara: Puisi dan Prosa (The Rustle of Cedars: Poetry and Prose). Or, more precisely, from a poem with the same title in the third edition of that collection of Chairil s writings, published...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 523–527.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... Justyna Jaguścik is senior lecturer in Chinese language, culture, and society at the University of Bern. She received her PhD in Chinese studies from the University of Zurich in 2016. Jaguścik has published articles on feminist poetry, workers’ culture, and gender issues in English, Polish, and German...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 February 1993
... seem a little perverse, because there is hardly a large audience for poetry in this still-British colony. There is no equivalent to a figure like Beidao here- for better or for worse. So a preliminary question to ask is: how much...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 451–471.
Published: 01 May 2023
...” literature (Xie 2015 ). Literary creativity was also promoted by mass art campaigns at the grassroots, with poetry and reportage as the main genres. After 1978, industrial themes and worker authors were discarded as too politicized. In 1984, Tequ wenxue 特区文学 ( Special Economic Zone Literature...