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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2020
... instant classics. However, in terms of personal engagement and reflective intensity, his forthcoming Five Autobiographical Accounts outstrips his other, prior work. This article seeks to describe Liu's intellectual and personal adventures in light of his autobiography. The year 2019 marks the thirtieth...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 October 2021
... was produced from the borderland and how this work exposes the precariousness and contradictions inherent in the grand narrative of modern nationhood. Copyright © 2021 Lingnan University 2021 Northeastern Writers Group Manchu Manchuria autobiography ethnic minority This article reconsiders...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 236–239.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of reflections on human tragedies and historical violence to the interpretive work of trauma studies. The book is composed of a theoretical introduction followed by five chapters examining varied forms of memory works including fiction, memoirs, autobiographies, and documentary films from the late 1970s...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 236–259.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of a forged autobiography of billionaire Howard Hughes, he was a writer desperate for attention from a major publisher. The hoax may be a vehicle for the unknown to gain fame or for the fading to launch a comeback. The 1918 Wang Jingxuan hoax is one example of the hoax being used as a method to overcome...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 55–74.
Published: 01 December 2022
... to Water), Shen writes, “That I can think at all with my little brain depends on water. If I have a deeper understanding of the cosmos, it is thanks to water.” 20 In his autobiography, Shen recalled that in his childhood he chafed under the burden of parental and traditional tutors of classics...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 244–263.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... The lengthy description of plane tree's genealogy is accompanied by occasional references to history (the Japanese occupation of China), folklore, botanical treatises ( RHS: Botany for Gardeners ), literature (Xi Xi's short story “French Plane Tree”), and autobiography (Ho's memories). Rather than focusing...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 October 2021
...-Century Chinese Fiction . Honolulu : University of Hawaiʿi Press , 2003 . Ng, Janet . “ A Moral Landscape: Reading Shen Congwen's Autobiography and Travelogues .” Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews , no . 23 ( 2001 ): 81 – 102 . Oakes, Timothy S. “ Shen Congwen's Literary...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 114–137.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the transitions between scenes. I argue that this trait is emblematic of the radio novel's narrative unconscious. As Lei Ngor recalled in his autobiography and demonstrated in the recordings of his live performances, he needed to effectively utilize whatever was at hand to generate “sounds from real life...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 501–525.
Published: 01 October 2021
... collection, El tramo final (The Final Stretch), was published in 1985 and includes nine stories of primarily fictionalized autobiography. Through a series of vignettes, the collection provides a window onto the lives of the Chinese immigrant community in Lima—the colonia China —from the late 1960s...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 26–53.
Published: 01 March 2023
... and Early Republican China . Berkeley, CA : Institute of East Asian Studies , 2006 . Liang Qichao 梁啟超 . “ Sanshi zishu ” 三十自述 [Autobiography at the Age of Thirty]. In Liang Qichao quanji 梁啟超全集 [The Complete Works of Liang Qichao], 957 – 59 . Beijing : Beijing chubanshe , 1999 . Liu Xie...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., psychologized, and pathologized sense, even if in fact the Xus are at first presented to readers as the quintessentially urban and westernized Shanghai modern family. It has often been mentioned that Eileen Chang's stories could, and perhaps should, be read as autobiography, as psychological explorations...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 353–398.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Support for Knechtges and Swanson's argument is found in one of the most central pieces of fu poetics written between Mei Sheng's “Qi fa” and Zuo Si's preface to his “Sandu fu ”: Yang Xiong's 揚雄 (53 BCE–18 CE) biography—or maybe autobiography—in the “Zhuan” 傳 (Biographies) section of the Han shu 漢書...