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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 (2002) 10 (3): 669–694.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Ban Wang 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Love at Last Sight: Nostalgia, Commodity, and Temporality in Wang Anyi’s Song of Unending Sorrow Ban Wang The rise of nostalgia in China in the 1990s was symptomatic of the epochal changes in the preceding...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 513–554.
Published: 01 May 2016
... interventions in response to global transformations and more specifically to the global logic of capitalism. The path-breaking works of Takeuchi Yoshimi and Wang Hui are especially thought provoking in this respect since they each wrote about Lu Xun to intervene in the politics of their times. More specifically...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 307–327.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Claudia Pozzana; Alessandro Russo The authors discuss the role that two key categories of Wang Hui's “General Introduction” to The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought , namely, the pair “heavenly principles/axiomatic” and “temporal circumstances,” play in opening a basic renovation of the investigation...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 385–388.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Wang Hui This short commemorative piece notes the twenty-year relationship of editors Wang Hui and Tani Barlow and Wang's strong commitment to the international world of journal publication. Wang's long career as a journal founder and editor and his utopian hopes for continuing development of...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 623–652.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Yuanfei Wang In the late sixteenth century, thriving private maritime trade brought forth maritime trouble to the late Ming state. In times of rampant “Japanese” piracy and Hideyoshi’s invasion of Korea, Chinese literati composed unofficial histories and vernacular fiction on China’s foreign...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 539–567.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Rebecca E. Karl This essay takes a 1920s scandalous case—the Ma-Wang Incident—as a study of the relationship established in Chinese journalism between events and everyday life. It argues that journalism, as a commodity form, and the emergence of everyday life as a problem of sociality were...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 489–515.
Published: 01 May 2014
... liveness lives on in activist documentary by directors such as Ai Xiaoming, Hu Jie, Zhao Liang, and Cui Zi'en, other directors have used the talking head in ways that highlight its mediated side. Using Shu Haolun's Nostalgia and Wang Bing's Fengming: A Chinese Memoir as examples, the article explores how...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 287–306.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Wang Hui In this dialogue, Wang Hui explains his writing of The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought , especially how he started from Lu Xun studies to the research of Chinese intellectual history. He interprets the connotations and meanings of the thesis he raised in this four-volume book around topics...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 877–883.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Fahrenheit and Super Junior and male pop stars such as Jay Chou, Lam Truong, and Wang Lee Hom have cultivated international followings of screaming fans. The boy bang/gang band project consists of (campy?) images of faux pan-Asian boy bands and solo performers in various guises and costumes, examining the...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 237–246.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Han Shaogong; Huang Ping; Li Shaojun; Li Tuo; Wang Hongsheng; Wang Xiaoming; Chen Sihe; Chen Yangu 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Translated by Yan Hairong Why Must We Talk about the Environment? A Summary of Nanshan Seminar Signatories: Han Shaogong, Huang Ping, Li Shaojun, Li...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 219–242.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Shujen Wang; Chris Fujiwara Duke University Press 2006 “My Films Reflect My Living Situation”: An Interview with Tsai Ming-liang on Film Spaces, Audiences, and Distribution Shujen Wang and Chris Fujiwara On October 7, 2003, Tsai Ming-liang screened his filmWhat Time...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 319–343.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Yiman Wang Screening Asia: Passing, Performative Translation, and Reconfiguration Yiman Wang The questions of what is “Asia” and what role it plays in the world system have preoccupied philosophers, historians, social scientists, cultural anthro...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 409–433.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Weihua Wu; Xiying Wang Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Cultural Performance and the Ethnography of Ku in China Weihua Wu and Xiying Wang In the summer of 2005, we returned to Beijing, a city where we had studied and lived for nearly...
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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 (1998) 6 (2): 394–438.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Lingzhen Wang Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Retheorizing the Personal: Identity, Writing, and Gender in Yu Luojin’s Autobiographical Act Lingzhen Wang Yu Luojin was widely regarded as China’s most controversial woman...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 69–104.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Jing Wang 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Culture as Leisure and Culture as Capital Jing Wang My goal in this essay is to track the new career of the old buzzword culture (wenhua) in post-1992 China. Deng Xiaoping’s 1992 Southern Excursion...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Jing Wang 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Guest Editor’s Introduction The seven essays and three commentaries in this volume bear out the sheer...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 181–194.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Qi Wang 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 The Ruin Is Already a New Outcome: An Interview with Cui Zi’en Qi Wang Cui Zi’en is a director, film scholar, screenwriter, novelist, and outspoken queer activist and scholar based in Beijing. He earned an...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 450–482.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Jing Wang Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 ”Who Am IQuestions of Voluntarism in the Paradigm of ”Socialist Alienation” Jing Wang Any significant chronicle of post-Mao intellectual history would have to start with the emergence...