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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 183–198.
Published: 01 March 2020
... took advantage of the peripheries of both Western and Chinese cultures to discover the location of the “third zone” from which to return to the original self and the pure heart influenced by Zen Buddhism. In his third life journey, he completely identified with a cosmopolitan status, which enabled him...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 174–196.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and by reckoning with the specter of orientalism that refuses to go away despite his previously audacious repudiation of stereotypes and clichés and his professed engagement with cosmopolitanism and globalization. Copyright © 2019 Lingnan University 2019 Isaac Julien evocative translocality mobile...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 203–206.
Published: 01 March 2020
... (the “Great Within”) that demonstrate the differences created by ambiguous cultural identity or alterity, Orientalism, and cosmopolitanism but also limitations of local knowledge and experience; finally, chapter 5, “A Displaced City and Postmemory: Relocating Beijing in Sinophone Writing,” examines Beijing...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 300–303.
Published: 01 March 2021
... work breaks down the binary of nationalism and diaspora/transnationalism, which I explain further below. The making of Gu's life/figure/work: In Du's words, Gu was one of those non-Western intellectuals who “had to reconcile their national identity and cosmopolitan worldviews, and they operated...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 260–263.
Published: 01 March 2022
... books), have largely been conflated with the narrative of the Chinese nation-state. As a result, commercial and cosmopolitan work has received far less critical attention than the overtly political. Within the PRC, this has led scholars to locate the most immediate origins of twentieth-century...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 6–27.
Published: 01 March 2022
... . London : Routledge , 2006 . Bakhtin, Mikhail Mikhailovich . The Dialogic Imagination . Edited by Michael Holquist , translated by Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist . Austin : University of Texas Press , 1990 . Chen, Eva . “ Fashioning the Cosmopolitan Girl: Sartorial Display...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., Literature, and Criticism in the Market Age . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2008 . Palmer, Augusta . “ Scaling the Skyscraper: Images of Cosmopolitan Consumption in Street Angel (1937) and Beautiful New World (1998) .” In Z. Zhang , Urban Generation , 181 – 204 . Proctor...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the fate of the new cosmopolitan residents. Abbas encourages us “to think of these cities then not just as physical, political and economic entities, but also as a cluster of indecipherable images, a series of contradictory discourses, a problematic experience of space and place, a set of practices that do...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 170–187.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Focusing on the migrant workers in the cosmopolitan city, Yanjie Wang maintains that the interaction between labor and urbanization must be examined in light of China's entrance to the global capitalistic system and the urban-rural hukou 戶口 (household registration system) divide. 8 Keith B. Wagner...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 251–254.
Published: 01 March 2022
... by, Japanese and American leftist and cosmopolitan intellectuals. Here Iwasaki easily demonstrates her acumen as both a researcher and a reader. The chapter opens with a letter published in the year of Xiao Hong's death, in the Hong Kong newspaper Shidai wenxue , from Upton Sinclair to Xiao Hong, in which...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 315–320.
Published: 01 October 2021
... comprises three articles on individual Chinese/Sinophone writers' adventures into Xenophonic territories across modern times (1930s, 1940s–1950s, 1980s), their unlikely encounters, their transborder and translingual practices, and their cosmopolitan reflections on identity politics. Brian Bernards deals...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 501–525.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of power in acts she calls “literary governance.” Exploring multiple Sinitic languages and transcription possibilities, Tsu's study leverages the full conceptual power of the Sinophone to expand the study of Chinese literature. 8 Shen, Cosmopolitan Publics , 1 . 9 Rojas, “Introduction...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 33–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
...體 (unclothed bodies) in Republican China, see Sun, “Body Un/Dis-covered,” 30–107 . 23 Andrews, “Art and the Cosmopolitan Culture of 1920s Shanghai,” 336 . 24 Laing, Selling Happiness , 118–19 . 25 Beiqiu, “Tuhua nüzi,” 12 . 26 As Julia F. Andrews shows, various 1910s...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 March 2022
... base and bawdy, modern dance in colonial-cosmopolitan spaces like New York, London, and Paris was now performed as art by white women like Ruth St. Denis and Louise Brooks—and in many cases it was an art built on racist and Orientalist themes, often involving dancers who appeared in black- or brownface...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 431–455.
Published: 01 October 2021
... in the declines of the Eastern Himalayas. When poems index environmental exploitation, they become in Adamson's sense cosmopolitical, or in Ursula K. Heise's terms, instances of “eco-cosmopolitanism.” 20 In conceptualizing the expansion of eco-literature globally within the Anthropocene, Timothy Clark...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 456–478.
Published: 01 October 2021
... newspaper writings in support of a local anti-imperial movement. Determined not to surrender to a “feudal” marriage system, Ai Wu dreamt of following in the footsteps of the cosmopolitan May Fourth intellectuals whose studies abroad inspired him. 12 Lamenting the limited educational opportunities...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 172–182.
Published: 01 March 2020
... contestation into practice between the secular and transcendental—historical and ahistorical, national and cosmopolitan, social and existential—dimensions of literature. In Liu's judgment, an excessive concern with social issues and an obsessive focus on nationalism limit the imagination of Chinese writers...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2020
... cosmopolitanism. Both Liu Zaifu and Li Zehou paid a high price for their thoughts. Once this Pandora's box was opened, no one could predict the outcome. When the democracy movement broke out on Tian'anmen Square in the spring of 1989, both Liu and Li were cited by the demonstrators as spiritual mentors...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 167–180.
Published: 01 March 2022
... COVID-19 . University of Michigan Center for Social Solutions and Poverty Solutions initiative , virulenthate.org/ (accessed March 28 , 2022 ). Burns, Lucy Mae San Pablo . “ Cosmopolitanism .” In Keywords for Asian American Studies , edited by Cathy J. Schlund-Vials , Linda Trinh Võ...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 271–284.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., and Japan, about which I teach, Ronchi argues that COVID precipitated a public health response previously unimaginable in Italy amidst what he calls the populist hatred of cosmopolitanism and nature. He marvels: In a matter of days, and with incredible speed, the virus has forced us all, willingly...