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positions (2020) 28 (4): 815–840.
Published: 01 November 2020
... 2019 Aichi Trien- nale incident the protest was not without consequences. In an extended conversation with the literary critic Fukuda Kazuya (2004), Y claimed that when she stated her intention to write about the comfort women issue, Asahi tried to dissuade her, arguing that with a readership of...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 255–280.
Published: 01 February 1995
... circumstances, the revival of gender-sen- sitive women’s writing provides an opportunity for the reemergence of female subjectivity. It is a historical paradox that this moment of cultural retrogression has become a turning point, a chance...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 713–737.
Published: 01 November 2019
... individualism is circumscribed by autonomy, the “single woman” presents, if not ideally represents, the idea of synthesis. Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 chick lit Indian women modernity single women women’s writing References Arnold David Blackburn Stuart H. . 2004...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 947–985.
Published: 01 November 2013
... observed that Kang Kyŏngae and Pak Hwasŏng “wrote novels and short stories dealing espe- cially with women’s problems, but the standpoint implicit in their writings was not by any means feminist.”3 Similarly, in his 1991 study of the women’s...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 237–274.
Published: 01 February 2020
... elaborate contemporary art history of HK, the distrustful use of the term women artists, half- hearted beliefs in feminism, and total alienation of Chinese feminism. The conversation series I attempted was historiographi- cally motivated, prompted by my desire to write a history that was deemed to be...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 727–769.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Sarah Frederick This article analyzes interactions between text and photographic image in works of photographic fiction ( shashin shôsetsu ) printed in Japanese women's magazines from the 1930s to the 1950s, including their interaction with cinema and print culture. The essay considers the complex...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 517–546.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Century: A Space of Their Own? , edited by Hockx Michel Judge Joan Mittler Barbara , 158 – 75 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Larson Wendy . 1998 . Women and Writing in Modern China . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Lean Eugenia . 2007...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 511–552.
Published: 01 August 2007
...-school dorm experience in an article, or the “I” of a Inoue ❘❘ Commodity Advertisement in Japanese Women’s Magazines 521 magazine reader who writes as a “schoolgirl” or a former schoolgirl to the editor of the magazine, looking for a pen pal...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 369–401.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in its claims about women’s transition toward a life of their own: for the authors, writing in 1983, this transition remained very much an unfinished proj- ect.19 Nevertheless, the individualization thesis has been widely criticized...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Helen Heran Jun Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Contingent Nationalisms: Renegotiating Borders in Korean and Korean American Women’s Oppositional Struggles Helen Heran Jun The emergence of a Korean American nationalist discourse has been...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 159–191.
Published: 01 February 2011
.... North Korean leaders have issued numerous fashion statements with the intention to promote fashion as a national project meant to groom ideal corporeality. While many other socialist regimes have glorified masculine clothing as a preferred means to represent revolutionized women, North Korean fashion...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 465–497.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., kana, and by women who were the primary users of the script. Hence modern Heian studies have presupposed a power- ful association between Japanese language, national literature, Heian court women, and feminine mode of writing. This essay attempts...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 394–438.
Published: 01 May 1998
... national debates over both her conduct and her work. From the literary value of her writing to the wider question of women’s marital and divorce rights in post-Mao China; from the representation of recent history to a public moral evaluation...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 224–254.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Nina Cornyetz Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Nakagami Kenji‘s Mystic Writing Pad; or, Tracing Origins, Tales of the Snake, and the land as Matrix Nina Cornyetz The celebrated medieval poet Matsuo Bash8 is most famous for his...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 595–636.
Published: 01 August 1996
... flourishing of writing by women.5 The education of daugh- ters, particularly prospective consorts, is facilitated by contact with other “talented women,” but it is explained, according to the marriage-politics principle, as an effort “to make them...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 253–267.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Venkat Rao Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Commentary Writing Orally: Decolonization from Below Venkat Rao Gaddar is not the name of the person whose work I am discussing here but, rather, of a movement and of a party that...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 601–628.
Published: 01 August 2008
... 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. Writing Colonial Relations of Everyday Life in Senryu Helen J. S...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 159–171.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Rolando B. Tolentino The article maps out a political place for positions based on the idea of “writing to the future” or a political wager on the future precisely because of the valences of failure in the present. Using Alain Badiou's idea of truth and the state, and citing the conditions in the...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 801–851.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 (ReWriting History of the Second World War: Forgetting and Remembering the Taiwanese-­Native Japanese Soldiers in Postwar Taiwan Shi-­chi Mike Lan Writing history is more than remembering and recording what happened...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 241–257.
Published: 01 February 2003
..., sailors, slaves, prostitutes, merchants, traders, and interpreters, of shrewd and cunning women and men, of victims and perpetrators, of cosmopolitan poets and artists, of political visionaries. It is this writing on water, the layers of texts...