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positions (2023) 31 (4): 839–862.
Published: 01 November 2023
... memories are negotiated in the post–Cold War Taiwanese cinema to reformulate the contentious idea of “nation” and “nationalism” in Taiwan. Ppory17@gmail.com Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Wei Te‐sheng Taiwan post–New Cinema colonial memory Taiwan New Cinema and post...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 145–165.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... In so doing, this article maintains that visual images have become increasingly central to Chinese online nationalism and youth politics in cyberspace, both in online forums and among the post-1980s generation. It also attempts to establish an overall descriptive and explanatory account through which...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Mark T. Berger Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Yellow Mythologies: The East Asian Miracle and Post-Cold War Capitalism Mark T. Berger Introduction: The Rise of East Asia and the End of the Cold War The end of the Cold War and the ensuing...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 381–414.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Xiaoqun Xu Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 The Discourse on Love, Marriage, and Sexuality in Post-Mao China: A Reading of the Journalistic Literature on Women Xiaoqun Xu Since the early 1980s a new genre of writing, called journalistic literature...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 377–400.
Published: 01 May 2004
...L. H. M. Ling 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 The Monster Within: What Fu Manchu and Hannibal Lecter Can Tell Us about Terror and Desire in a Post-9/11 World L. H. M. Ling Since September 11, 2001, the Bush administration has taken on an Orien...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 261–287.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., and the Politics of Psyche in (Post)Colonial Taiwan Joyce C. H. Liu This essay discusses what I define as the psyche politics employed in the dis- course of identity and of subjectivity in Taiwan during the Japanese colonial period (1895 – 1945...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 507–538.
Published: 01 August 2008
... on the manga of Kobayashi Yoshinori. This analysis of historical revisionism remains grounded in the many empirical studies on this phenomenon, but it seeks to supplement such research by focusing on the logical inconsistencies and gaps of this discourse. The Topology of Post-1990s Historical Revisionism...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 375–410.
Published: 01 May 2009
... narrative. The main argument is about what I call a “representation crisis,” the deep feeling that both language and narrative have lost their referent in the post-martial law cultural state in Taiwan. I point out that these writers' mistrust of official histories leads to an inward turn toward personal...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 201–233.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Law Wing-sang 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Northbound Colonialism: A Politics of Post–PC Hong Kong Law Wing-sang A year before the 1997 handover, I read with amusement an article in an entertainment magazine describing the political attitudes...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
... .” Washington Post , April 24 . www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/japan-court-rejects-demand-to-evacuate-children-while-acknowledging-radiation-risks-on-health/2013/04/24/d10f5362-ad5a-11e2-a8e6-b6e4cc7c49d1_story.html . Atomic Energy Commission . 1956 . “Hōshasen idengaku ni kansuru...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 783–807.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... In the post-disillusionment era, that realization became a methodology; generations of students were trained to look for sources that exposed the truths the Party ostensibly sought to hide. For archival historians this method has produced strange results, because many of the sources used to tell the untold...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 203–237.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Ben Xu Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 ”From Modernity to Chineseness“: The Rise of Nativist Cultural Theory in Post-1989 China Ben Xu For quite a long time now, the cultural discussion in China has been in search...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 575–634.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Bruno Bosteels Duke University Press 2005 Post-Maoism: Badiou and Politics Bruno Bosteels The Red Years In “So Near! So Far!” the first section in his polemicalDeleuze: The Clamor of Being, Alain Badiou briefly recalls the tense ideological...
Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 2 Zuo Mei's Life Advice post. Courtesy of Zuo Mei. More
Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 3 Zuo Mei's Life Advice post. Courtesy of Zuo Mei. More
Published: 01 August 2023
Figure 3 Illustration in Children's Morning Post (“Anxiang he yanqiu” 1933 : 1) showcasing structural affinities between the human eye and the camera. More
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Erin Y. Huang This article examines Chinese filmmaker Li Shaohong’s film productions in the 2000s—including Baober in Love , Stolen Life , and The Door —and provides a gender history of post-socialist Chinese femininity and masculinity. Rather than reading the “post” as the transition from...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Dorothy Wai Sim Lau Internet fan participation has demonstrated the emergent potency of meaning making for transnational stardom. With the ease of searching, poaching, editing, posting, tagging, and annotating texts aided by cyber technology, fans can rework the filmic and publicity materials about...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 507–526.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Daniel McKay In 1926 a new shipping route was established between Durban and Osaka, on which Laurens van der Post and William Plomer, fresh from their collaboration as writers for the literary magazine Voorslag , embarked as privileged passengers. The opportunity to reside in Japan would exercise...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 529–558.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Melissa J. Pashigian This article concerns the ways in which the enumeration of in vitro fertilization (IVF) births emerges as a practice that is simultaneously associated with a socialist nationalist project and post- Ðổi mới market reform. It explores the brief history of and changes in the ways...