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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 89–113.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Bozhou Men Abstract First appearing in 1892 as a serialized novel, Han Bangqing's Haishanghua liezhuan 海上花列傳 (The Sing-Song Girls of Shanghai) demonstrates the problematic of an “atypical” novel and the challenges it poses to the notion of the Chinese literarymodern.” This article examines...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Yanshuo Zhang Abstract This article investigates the underexamined ethnic motifs of the modern literary master Shen Congwen's 沈從文 fictional creations. In the field of Chinese literary scholarship, Shen is widely recognized as a leading figure of the May Fourth “native soil” literary tradition...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 399–429.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Zong-qi Cai Abstract The term qing 情 (emotion) has lain at the core of Chinese thinking about literature from antiquity through modern times. It is of profound paradigmatic significance because each major reconceptualization of qing by literary writers and scholars almost invariably signifies...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 136–156.
Published: 01 March 2019
...David Der-wei Wang Abstract This article seeks to analyze the contested conditions of modern and contemporary Chinese utopia, as a political treatise, a literary genre, and a social imaginary. It takes a historical perspective from which to describe the rise of utopia in the late Qing era...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 172–182.
Published: 01 March 2020
... . “ Farewell to the Gods: Contemporary Chinese Literary Theory's Fin-de-siècle Struggle ,” translated by Howard Goldblatt . In Chinese Literature in the Second Half of a Modern Century: A Critical Survey , edited by Pang-yuan Chi and David Der-wei Wang , 1 – 13 . Bloomington : Indiana University...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 October 2021
... endeavor of making the multiethnic grassland Chinese and maximized the literary work's impact on the political consciousness and territoriality awareness of its readers. Concealing the fictionality, or the constructedness of the discourse of modern nation, is a common technique for naturalizing...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Yiju Huang Abstract Lu Xun 魯迅 (1881–1936) has remained a most prominent figure in modern Chinese literary studies, but not so in modern Buddhism scholarship. This article shows the interlacing of Lu Xun's revolutionary vision with Buddhism on three primary terrains: his indebtedness to his teacher...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2021
... that focuses centrally on male same-sex relations, Phoenixes Flying Together offers a vital example of early modern queer literary tradition by illustrating fluid male-male bonds and hybrid ideals of homosexuality. Such textual representations shift Confucian cardinal relations, redefine the power of nanse...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 33–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
... eighteen monthly issues and was banned within two years of its launch, it played an important pioneering role in modern Chinese print culture, editorial culture, women's culture, literary culture, visual culture, and body culture. The study of Meiyu also carries significance for our understanding...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2020
...David Der-wei Wang Abstract Liu Zaifu is one of the most influential critics in the New Era after the Cultural Revolution. His works, such as On Literary Subjectivity (1985) and A Treatise of Character Composition (1986), inspired a generation of Chinese youth yearning for intellectual...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 456–478.
Published: 01 October 2021
... : Penguin , 2009 . McDougall, Bonnie S . “ The Impact of Western Literary Trends .” In Modern Chinese Literature in the May Fourth Era , edited by Merle Goldman , 37 – 62 . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 1977 . Ng, Maria-Noëlle . Three Exotic Views of Southeast Asia...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 326–352.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and fiction, modernity and enlightenment, giving rise to a formal and ideological impasse in modern Chinese fiction. During the 1930s when Mao Dun was most prolific in producing his long novels, Zhao Jiabi 趙家璧 (1908–1997), the eminent literary critic of Anglo-American literature, wrote a criticism...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 157–171.
Published: 01 March 2020
... proceeded to question the absence of such moral awareness in Chinese literary modernity. In Liu's judgment, Chinese writers are so obsessed with the project of nation building as to ignore the question of how literature could engage in soul-searching interrogation of the internal self. Focusing...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 432–455.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of annihilate. In light of Cheah's call, we would argue that the intersubjectivity inherent in the dual writing system of modern Chinese may demonstrate the worlding potentiality of the Chinese literature. We also agree with David Wang that the concept of worlding may help us understand Chinese literary...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 501–525.
Published: 01 October 2021
... he begins in A New Literary History of Modern China , in which he sets out to redefine “the meaning of ‘Chineseliterary history” (2) and develop the “four layers of meaning that compose the term ‘China’ . . . China as a historical process, as a cultural and intellectual lineage, as a political...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 183–198.
Published: 01 March 2020
... artistic policy that restricts individual freedom of creativity in the modern and contemporary literary field. Although the famous Chinese literary theorist Hu Feng 胡風 (1902–85) also advocates writers' subjective initiative ( zhuguan nengdongxing 主觀能動性), he emphasizes the subject's embrace of the object...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 385–408.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Rushdie, Imaginary Homelands , 15 . 54 As Maconi notes, Tibetan-language literature in the PRC exists in its own distinct sphere. Despite the existence of Chinese translations of modern Tibetan literature ( “Baba Baoma” included), there is nothing to suggest that they enjoy a wide audience...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 315–320.
Published: 01 October 2021
...-formed. In doing so, they instantiate the dynamics of bordering China in the present as it was in the longue durée of the past. The special issue represents a collaborative effort of Kyle Shernuk, Miya Xie, and David Wang. We would like to express our gratitude to Prism: Theory and Modern Chinese...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and West, is the de facto hub linking all major areas of modern Chinese literary production. To maximize this unique geocultural advantage, Prism will go further than its predecessor in boundary crossing. While including sinophone works in its purview, it will strive to initiate dialogue with Western...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 457–474.
Published: 01 October 2020
... known to modern society. That one discipline deals with facts while the other deals with fictions hardly signifies in their shared commitment to Chinese studies. Historians and literary scholars are the most earnest practitioners of interdisciplinarity and the most omnivorous bricoleurs of concepts...