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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 353–398.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of rhetorical strategies but with different emphases. A reading of one in light of the others reveals new information about Chinese and Western theories of representation and metaphoricity. For example, Homer makes his audience alternate between belief and disbelief in the scenes engraved on Achilles's shield...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 157–173.
Published: 01 March 2019
... allusions to convey their thoughts. Just as Confucius referred to the Shijing , so Plato referred to Homer. Even before graduate school Yang Mu had already acquired a broad knowledge of Greek mythology. In his early poetry in the 1950s and early 1960s, written under the pen name Ye Shan 葉珊, we find...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 217–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
... representation of artistic objects representing real-life scenes and events. In reading Xunzi's 荀子 (c. 310–c. 235) depiction of funerary objects in his “Lilun” 禮論 (Discourse on Rituals) and Homer's (fl. ca. 8th cent. BCE) account of the shield of Achilles, Ekström probes the blurring of boundaries between...