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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 106–118.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., documentary filmmakers expose the conditions of alienated labor and the environmental and human costs of unfettered development. dignity labor commodity documentary reification banwang@stanford.edu Copyright © 2022 Lingnan University 2022 The film Young People in Our Village ( Women...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 127–142.
Published: 01 March 2020
... struggle in the 1980s was to reconstruct the subjectivity and dignity of people. After going abroad, he started the second struggle in exiling the gods, by which he endeavored to free himself from the four major spiritual chains: revolutionary thinking, the idolatry of nation, all the political ideologies...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 157–171.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of personhood over and against revolutionary collectivity. Liu's rediscovery of the empirical self opened up new possibilities for the humanist literature of the 1980s. Nevertheless, if personality rests on nothing but its own fantasy of the infinite value of human dignity, it remains inadequate unless...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 March 2022
... on with the fight for dignity. While the main narrative ends on an elegiac note with Mr. Six's unfinished quest, the credit sequence, after bidding a fond adieu to the heroes of a past generation, segues into a renovated hutong neighborhood that balances the traditional with the cosmopolitan. Set against...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 85–114.
Published: 01 March 2019
... duanzhuang: Xu Lizhi he Yu Xiuhua shige pindu” 這個世界的端莊:許立志和余秀華詩歌品讀 [ The Dignity of This World: Savoring Poetry by Xu Lizhi and Yu Xiuhua ]. Wuxi Zhiye Jishu Xueyuan xuebao 無錫職業技術學院學報 [ Journal of the Wuxi Institute of Technology ] 14 , no. 3 ( 2015 ): 80 – 82, 86 . The speaker in this poem...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 March 2023
... toward social identification and the restoration of dignity in the precarious worker as a writing and reading subject in postsocialist China and toward testimony and advocacy. Several of its authors have said they write to change their destiny ( gaibian shengming 改變生命), even as they realize this goal...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 409–430.
Published: 01 October 2021
... to know that he also had a certain proficiency in the Chinese language. He was afraid that by exposing his ignorance toward the language, he would lose his paternal authority and dignity. My partial knowledge in the Chinese language at the time and my blind faith in my father helped preserve his dignity...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 203–214.
Published: 01 March 2022
... stand as symbols marking the power and dignity of laboring women. They exist between reality and an emergent theoretical possibility where we may find the potential to recuperate ajummas from victimhood and see their lives for their full complexity—imbued with all the choices they made, or the lack...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 172–182.
Published: 01 March 2020
... imply the darkness and weakness of both Chinese culture and every person involved; it proves that Liu's idealization of personality and his pursuit of the infinite value of human dignity are rather romantic, idealistic, and therefore incomplete. It was not until after 1989 that Liu Zaifu gained...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 224–235.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., and not without agency. Silent on such matters while teaching in the United States, in Hong Kong I speak openly to students about my sexuality even as this act of vulnerability impinges on my dignity, because I recognize that their youth leaves them more vulnerable—to a relentless flood of norms telling them...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 33–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
... to be published; therefore measures must be taken for it to be banned. . . . Examination shows that the fiction and images carried by Meiyu are largely of an obscene nature and of ridiculous intention. They seem unaware of respect for human dignity. If this sort of fashion were to spread, it would do...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 1–15.
Published: 01 December 2022
... and productivity, neoliberal globalization was indeed waging war against nature and labor. Chapter 6 examines how the film The Piano in a Factory ( Gang de qin 鋼的琴, dir. Zhang Meng, 2010) conjures up, against the rising tides of alienation and degradation of labor, scenarios of the dignity of nonalienated labor...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 55–74.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the significance of the sex act. He defends the couple and rejects all the suggestions of punishment. He salutes their act and endows it with dignity and sacredness. In parting with the couple, Huang escorts them up the mountain path and asks them if they are hungry. The husband answers that they will soon arrive...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 115–135.
Published: 01 March 2019
... important, he salutes their act and endows it with dignity and sacredness. In parting with the couple, Huang escorts them up the mountain path and asks them if they are hungry. The husband answers that they will soon arrive at the father-in-law's house for dinner and that they can find their way...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 October 2021
... nearby villages to find a perfectly white lamb to bring to his lover as a token of the purity of their love. Charming Gold, after waiting patiently in the cave for hours, finally believes that her lover has broken the vow and betrayed her. She chooses to kill herself to preserve her dignity. When Panther...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 46–66.
Published: 01 March 2022
... it to a “castrated donkey” ( gen shanlü shide 跟騸驢似的), the narrator describes the dance performance at the bonfire as “human barbecue” ( renrou shaokao 人肉燒烤) (125). In a figurative sense, the animal incapable of reproduction represents the Naxi people who are deprived of their dignity, symbolizing the end...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 225–247.
Published: 01 March 2023
.... As Yu utters every word with the utmost care and at her own pace, the audience witnesses tremendous dignity and character in her speech act. In other words, pathos leads to ethos; emotions, as part of our moral sentiment, help set a moral ground for Yu, earning her respect from the audience. Her public...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 March 2020
... The exchange between the woman and the little girl is full of pathos. It reveals a self-giving mother with a moral mission. Her victimhood is thus transformed into dignity, and suffering into fearlessness. The ambiguous activity of prostitution becomes a form of renru 忍辱 (forbearance; the third of the six...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 210–234.
Published: 01 March 2021
... grants select people the chance to escape from the solar system before its doomsday. Unlike the film, however, The Three-Body Problem completely rejects such selectivity. Escapism is declared a crime in the novel for violating human ideals, which include fairness, equality, and dignity. 34...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 260–297.
Published: 01 October 2019
... notes that we need “to ask how the poor may be helped to produce those forms of cultural consensus that may best advance their own collective long-term interests in matters of wealth, equality, and dignity.” 68 This strategy does not obviate the role of the artist. But it does very much foreground...
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