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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Xuesong Shao; Sheldon Lu Abstract This article adopts Mikhail Bakhtin's conception of the chronotope to analyze the 2015 film Laopaoer 老炮兒 (Mr. Six), directed by Guan Hu 管虎 and starring Feng Xiaogang 馮小剛, exploring its representation and reconfiguration of the real as well as the imagined time...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., and gender. yeelmw@hku.hk Copyright © 2022 Lingnan University 2022 Chinese literature ghost chronotope post-socialist China urban Although the exhaustion and brutal exploitation of nature in the name of progress has been decried in recent decades, post-socialist China continues...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 46–66.
Published: 01 March 2022
... “Lijiang de yu'ermen” 麗江的魚兒們 (The Fish of Lijiang, 2006), the analysis focuses on how these works reflect the lived experience of ordinary urbanities in postmodern China and pays particular attention to the stories' engagement with the chronotope. This article argues that through the chronotope...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 6–27.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Jie Lu Abstract A reading of the cinematic representation of the global city in Chinese “new urban films” and in rural-migrant films leads this article to focus on the plurality and dialogism among different chronotopes produced collectively across these films. The article argues that the global...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and of the Chronotope in the Novel” According to Albert Einstein's theories of relativity, space and time form a unified fabric that shapes and is shaped by the mass of the objects that inhabit it. 1 This means that there are no absolute coordinates for the universe, but that statements about things like...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 86–101.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., and spatially confined, time-space. astrid.moller-olsen@ostas.lu.se Copyright © 2022 Lingnan University 2022 space-time time-space chronotope Taipei Hong Kong Inspired by Albert Einstein's recently published theories of relativity, literary scholar Mikhail Bakhtin highlighted...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 285–288.
Published: 01 March 2021
... stimulating read, especially the analyses that tease out the variety of narrative devices used to destabilize the boundary between reality and fiction, including “meta-diegetic recursion, oneiric frameworks, unreliable narrators, [and] sudden chronotopic shifts” (22). The book's intertextual, networked...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 136–156.
Published: 01 March 2019
... space marvels, Liu has created a chronotope his peers can hardly emulate. But Liu's works are not only a fantastic spectacle but also an inquiry into the ethical terms of such a spectacle. I describe these discourses as dashuo 大說 (grand talks), as opposed to xiaoshuo 小説 (narrative fiction...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 301–318.
Published: 01 September 2022
... background—a new frontier of sorts—that forms a necessary ingredient for a chronotope illustrating this tension. I propose that Liu's engagement with literary patterns mirrors the well-patterned world in which existential relationality is managed by major Cold War political forces. This mirroring suggests...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 102–124.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the “technologies of orthography” 27 available in the semiotic repertoires of the Sinophone. By being differentially articulated to the time-space conjunctions in particular Sinophone locales, they instantiate the “chronotope” 28 of each locale. What comes to the fore, then, is a historically situated praxis...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 456–478.
Published: 01 October 2021
... the “peculiar chronotope” of “Sichuan's rural town culture” ( “Fiction of Left-Wing Writers,” 91–92 ). 36 Ai Wu later published a poem, “Xianggang zhi yiye” 香港之一夜 (One Night in Hong Kong), in his 1935 Piaobo zaji 漂泊雜記 (Wandering Sketches) volume, allegorizing his detainment as Hong Kong being “raped...
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