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positions (2003) 11 (1): 91–133.
Published: 01 February 2003
...William Schaefer 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Shanghai Savage William Schaefer By juxtaposing Shanghai and savage, I want to call attention to a little- discussed disjuncture in the culture of Republican Shanghai (1911–1949...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Diran John Sohigian Duke University Press 2007 Contagion of Laughter: The Rise of the Humor Phenomenon in Shanghai in the 1930s Diran John Sohigian Laughter as a Historical Event: Identifying the Phenomenon The humor phenomenon hit China full force in 1932...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1159–1189.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Mark Swislocki This article examines points of convergence and divergence in Chinese and Anglo-US notions of animal protection and shows how representations of animals and animal protection in late Qing Shanghai constituted claims to moral authority. It draws on representation of animal cruelty...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 301–330.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Paola Zamperini On Their Dress They Wore a Body: Fashion and Identity in Late Qing Shanghai Paola Zamperini Going Somatic And the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 349–387.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Xudong Zhang 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Shanghai Nostalgia: Postrevolutionary Allegories in Wang Anyi’s Literary Production in the 1990s Xudong Zhang Prologue: The City at a Standstill In Zhang Ailing’s now classic 1943 short story “Sealed Off ” (“Fengsuo...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 603–628.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Yingjin Zhang Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Engendering Chinese Filmic Discourse of the 1930s: Configurations of Modern Women in Shanghai in Three Silent Films Yingjin Zhang What the popular wisdom knows...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 553–579.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Guo-Juin Hong Framing Time: New Women and the Cinematic Representation of Colonial Modernity in 1930s Shanghai Guo-Juin Hong What Is Time? Modern Time The February 1935 issue of Shanghai’s Liangyou huabao The Young Companion; literally, “Good...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 447–479.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Alex Cockain This article explores psychic experiences of air pollution and the ways these experiences have become narrated in various texts, especially but not exclusively those responding to one weekend in December 2013 when Shanghai purportedly experienced the highest levels of fine-particle...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2015
... twentieth-century pattern of Chinese youth reacting against perceived insults to China in the realm of international affairs, accusing the Chinese state of weakness in the face of foreign insults. Like the MIT webpage controversy, however, the Shanghai protest unfolded in the borderless context of global...
Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 5 “Shanghai qiongren zhi xinleyuan” 上海窮人之新樂園 (“A New Paradise for the Poor in Greater Shanghai”), 1936 . In Liang you 良友, no. 119: 29. More
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 321–346.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Horng-luen Wang Using the English verb shanghai as a pun, this essay analyzes the ways in which Taiwanese were induced into an undesirable situation during the course of Taiwan's recent interactions with China. As Shanghai (re)emerges as a global city, we have witnessed a “Shanghai fever” in Taiwan...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 549–570.
Published: 01 August 2022
... on ethnographic data collected between 2016 and 2018 in Shanghai. Such “snail households” living in removable cargo containers and prefabricated metal shelters represent a submissive coping mechanism in response to demolition and eviction, to reduce living cost and stay put on the urban fringe. This article...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 373–383.
Published: 01 February 2012
... University in November of 2001 and the February 2001 screening of Andrew Cheng's Shanghai Panic (2001). Both events mark the moment when queer cultural activists began organizing their own events and establishing their singular film culture. What is unique about this period in Chinese cultural history...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 55–82.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Lisa Claypool This paper explores the uneasy position of painting in an early twentieth-century Shanghai publication, the National Essence Journal ( Guocui xuebao , 1905–11), published by the prominent and influential Society for Preservation of National Learning (Guoxue baocunhui). The publication...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 617–642.
Published: 01 August 2009
...., “Sichuan baomu are more competent than Anhui baomu ,” or “local baomu (in Shanghai) are more reliable than waidi baomu ” (maids from outside the city). By engaging with critiques of an array of suzhi discourses made by the state, media, and domestic service industry—including both employers of baomu...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 623–648.
Published: 01 August 2023
... ), and Eternal Love ( Tianchang dijiu 天長地久; from Sister Carrie ). The founding of Union was a conscientious response of Cantonese film workers to the call of the Cantonese Film Clean‐up Campaign (Yueyu dianying qingjie yundong 粵語電影清潔運動) in the 1940s, launched by leftist filmmakers from Shanghai (Cai Chusheng 蔡楚生...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 613–646.
Published: 01 August 2003
... In the summer of 1996, a minor cultural clash broke into the open be- tween a popular Shanghai-based newspaper, Qingnian Bao [Youth daily], and another popular evening paper, Xin’an wanbao [Xin’an evening news], in Anhui Province in central China.1...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 351–387.
Published: 01 August 2018
... in Twenty-Two Provinces in China , 1929 – 1933 . Nanking : University of Nanking . Chen Changheng . 1918 . Zhongguo renkou lun (On the Population of China) . Shanghai : The Commercial Press . Chen Changheng . 1937 . “Shengming tongji” (“Vital Statistics”) . In Zhongyang tongji...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 19–64.
Published: 01 February 2020
... as artists in subsequent years. Copyright 2020 Duke University Press 2020 women artists female subjects modern education notion of feminism References Andrews Julia F . 2005 . “ Art and the Cosmopolitan Culture of 1920s Shanghai — Liu Haisu and the Nude Model Controversy...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 429–453.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Figure 5 “Shanghai qiongren zhi xinleyuan” 上海窮人之新樂園 (“A New Paradise for the Poor in Greater Shanghai”), 1936 . In Liang you 良友, no. 119: 29. ...
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