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positions (2023) 31 (2): 403–429.
Published: 01 May 2023
... is not just desirable; it is essential. wanning.sun@uts.edu.au Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Zheng Xiaoqiong Stories of Migrant Women the poet as ethnographer emotional cost of inequality China This 17-year-old girl from Hunan screams as if a boulder has just crushed...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... to his birthplace. Hùng reembodies his torn Vietnamese identity through montage of spaces of poverty, crime, and loss. The chain-smoking poet, played by Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu Wai, drifts silently through interiors that seemingly bear no relationship to the dangerous, grimy streets outside. I...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 461–487.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of the very forging of the archipelagic vision in the collaborative work between Imafuku and the poet Yoshimasu Gōzō. The article argues that, through the idea of archipelago, a certain experimentation with perspective is achieved through the ideas of “reversal” and “wound” (concealing of the wound and shame...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): v–ix.
Published: 01 August 1996
... themselves employ specific inherited conventions. Linking her topic to an ethnographic grid laid down in the early twentieth century by Yanagita Kunio, Wigen analyzes the complex discourses of Shinshugaku or Shinanology -the study of what...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 257–279.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... By contrast, in this special issue anthropologists and media scholars rethink the value of storytelling and poetic composition in their subjects’ lives and treat stories and poems as ethnographic materials, while literary scholars adopt ethnographic approaches and pay close attention to the social dynamics...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 923–925.
Published: 01 November 2022
... is currently completing his first book manuscript, “ Shuddering Century: Modernist Poetry in Colonial Korea and the Poetics of Historical Difference,” which examines the uneven and accelerated reception of the avant gardes by Korean poets in the 1920s and 1930s. Hans Steinmüller is associate professor...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 323–344.
Published: 01 May 1998
.... Although the objectification of the exhibition is sustained and reinforced by ethnographic documentation, it is made problematic by the way the exhi- bition is set up. The theme of “production” is presented as a collage of objects belonging...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 523–527.
Published: 01 May 2023
... by Northern Drifters ) series cocurated by the poet and editor Shi Libin 师力斌, while two of her stories are featured in the multiauthor anthology Laodongzhe de xingchen 劳动者的星辰 ( The Laborers’ Stars , 2022). Lü Tu is an independent researcher, writer, and activist. After receiving her BA in plant...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 523–528.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Tani E. Barlow 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Editor’s Introduction “A poet is someone who affirms what is not,” Kim Hye-sun tells Don Mee Choi in this first issue of positions sent to press after the burning of the Baghdad Library...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): v–viii.
Published: 01 February 1995
... broadleaf trees / waits for me to lie down and name it.” Then reciting names-Taiwan, Isla Formosa; Meilidao, Beautiful Island; Tainan, Zee- landia- the poet undoes the “twelve buttons of her new dress,” only to find that “I’ve come...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 329–358.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of how people can and cannot express themselves and act. At the same time, discourses are used and transformed for indi- vidual benefit in unexpected ways. The paper is based on ethnographic research conducted in 1995 – 96...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 263–268.
Published: 01 May 2000
... is a qualification or mediation of citizenship. It is here within the frame of citizenship and its implied interstate system that Anagnost finds useful the specificity of the Internet to be a technology of subject production and a site where she, an ethnographer...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 523–547.
Published: 01 August 2022
... Where There Is No Room for Fiction , the selected photographs here provide a visual ethnographic account of the contested landscape of an urban village under siege. As well, these images explore the possibility of a critical aesthetics in order to engage the official vision of urban modernity...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 237–262.
Published: 01 February 2014
... the formal techniques of writers who engage in bilingual interplay. The lack of stylistic analysis has led to an eclipse of poetry by prose, a stress on ethnographic rather than literary value, and a foreshortening of the distinctive bicultural...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 379–402.
Published: 01 May 2023
... town in 2013. Contingency is inherent in anthropological fieldwork, in which an ethnographer seeks “the actual performances of social life” rather than “underlying ‘real’ identities and orientations” (Ferguson 1999 : 97–98). While I continued research on social work in Shenzhen as I had originally...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 703–723.
Published: 01 August 2013
.... By and large most films fit into this documentary category, and this includes narrative fiction films that feature butoh in one form or another. These films tend to adopt the conventional shooting codes of documentary or ethnographic film. When...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 467–494.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... The centrality of the new verb compound biaoxian in art discourses at the time owed much to the impact that German expressionism (translated as biaoxian zhuyi) had on an earlier generation of aspiring poets, writers, artists, and critics. One...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 431–450.
Published: 01 May 2023
... reflects their own theoretical concerns as well as the problematization of particular time periods. Beyond academia, migrants turned writers, musicians, and poets tell stories of their own. The best known, such as Xu Lizhi, Chen Nianxi, and Fan Yusu, have not only become storytellers themselves but also...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 279–309.
Published: 01 May 2006
... be mistaken for Japanese, diacritical letters offer the ethnographic clarification, providing unnecessary Korean translations of familiar words like “lunchbox” and “coat.”2 Indeed, this almost Edoesque opening might have lapsed into pure parody...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 318–355.
Published: 01 May 1994
... the Chinese material (together with the bulk of the ethnographic collections) remained part of the new Department of British and Medieval Antiquities, headed by Sir Augustus Franks (1826-1897 In 1921 the ceramic...