1-20 of 41 Search Results for

east

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (2): 430–456.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Xiaolu Ma Abstract Since Edward Said published his seminal study on Orientalism, the notion of the Orient has been heavily discussed and hotly debated in both the Eastern and Western worlds. While early studies of Orientalism mainly underline Western fantasies of an exotic East as the West's “other...
Journal Article
Prism (2019) 16 (2): 456–471.
Published: 01 October 2019
... , the paper takes it to demonstrate how out of the old clan patriarchy in East Asia there may emerge new “homophobic” forms that rely not on a proscription of specific sex practices but rather on defending the integrity of the family surname and patrilineage. Yet its potentiality as a rollback against a Euro...
Journal Article
Prism (2021) 18 (1): 300–303.
Published: 01 March 2021
... adaptation of Western knowledge at the turn of the century on its head. Rather than focusing on the East's reception of Western democracy, modernity, and science, Du's study highlights the West's adaptation of Oriental mysticism after World War I. Du's reading of Gu Hongming adds nuance to the often...
Journal Article
Prism (2019) 16 (2): 408–431.
Published: 01 October 2019
... refers to the period of “non-hostile belligerence” between the capitalist Western bloc and the communist Eastern bloc from the period of the Truman Doctrine of 1941 to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. East Asia was involved, but only as the “hot” battleground for a series of proxy wars between...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (2): 217–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of positioning in the institutionalization of knowledge and professional alliance, respectively. Xiaolu Ma's article investigates the emergence in China of three different positionings of the East ( dongfang 東方) as a subject of knowledge during the 1920s, 1950s, and 1990s. Each was driven by a renewed search...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 March 2020
... with East Asian writers, 1 this article examines the political activation of Hong Kong writer Gu Cangwu 古蒼梧 (1945–), who attended the IWP from 1970 to 1971. Founded in 1967, the IWP is a nondegree residency program for international writers that receives major funding from the US Department of State. 2...
FIGURES | View All (4)
Journal Article
Prism (2019) 16 (2): 390–407.
Published: 01 October 2019
... the fall of the Qing and took control of “all the shipping lines from the Dutch East Indies to Siam, and . . . was the mastermind behind uniting the early Hokkien banks in the thirties.” 3 Although it is only hinted at in the novel, we can assume that every step of this growth could not have happened...
Journal Article
Prism (2019) 16 (1): 174–196.
Published: 01 March 2019
... viewing positions. But how do general viewers position themselves vis-à-vis Julien's ways of seeing China in Ten Thousand Waves ? To answer this question, I now turn to five cases of reception by ethnic Chinese viewers, respectively situated in East Asia, West Europe, and North America. 55...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (2): 277–297.
Published: 01 October 2020
...元 (1963–) 1996 underground film Donggong xigong 東宮西宮 (East Palace West Palace). Authored by men and women, queers and straights, these four works explicitly reflect on how practices of observation and representation help (re)constitute the homoerotic subjects under consideration. Each work...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (1): 199–202.
Published: 01 March 2020
... new elements of the political novel to the foreground. In chapter 2, titled “Global Migration: The Far East,” Yeh examines the migration of the political novel to East Asia in the late nineteenth century, which, she notes, occurred for two reasons: first, the genre had shown its effectiveness...
Journal Article
Prism (2021) 18 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Lan 阿蘭 masquerading as a woman and by incorporating fragments of Kunqu 崑曲 (Kun opera) performance nondiegetically in Ah Lan's storytelling, Zhang Yuan's 張元 (1963–) 1998 film Donggong xigong 東宮西宮 (East Palace, West Palace) also presents a nod to the tradition. In Ha Jin's 哈金 (1956–) 2000 English...
Journal Article
Prism (2019) 16 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2019
... their field of study, Prism is located within it, connected by a few hours' train or air travel to all other major Chinese metropolises. If we think more broadly of modern literature written in Chinese, Prism' s geocultural position is even more prominent, as Hong Kong, long known as a bridge between East...
Journal Article
Prism (2019) 16 (2): 211–220.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Carlos Rojas Copyright © 2019 Lingnan University 2019 In 1960 Japanese scholar of Chinese literature Takeuchi Yoshimi gave a pair of lectures titled “Asia as Method,” in which he considered how one might engage with Western theory from an East Asian perspective. In this intervention...
FIGURES | View All (4)
Journal Article
Prism (2021) 18 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and instead pointing to fluidity, nuance, and complexity. In seeking to map a diversity of positionalities, the essays aspire to contribute to a global queer historiography that takes nothing—not East, not West, not past, not present—for granted. 4 The two essays “The Death of His Husband: Contesting...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (1): 157–171.
Published: 01 March 2020
... totalism to Karl Löwith's discussion of the eschatological vision of communism. These political-theological analyses need to be treated with considerable caution when applying them to the context of Chinese revolution. Aside from the question of different faith traditions in East and West, the genealogical...
Journal Article
Prism (2019) 16 (1): 205–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of the true nature of the Taiwanese people. Tsai makes an interesting point in linking Hu Taiming's realization of his orphanization to his peregrinations throughout East Asia. His experience is that of being not just an orphan but an orphan-migrant. He characterizes Wu Zhuoliu as a postloyalist writer, whose...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (2): 457–474.
Published: 01 October 2020
... studies. 42 Yet in its original formulation, the Sinophone excludes the culture and history of the PRC, thus implicitly acknowledging the aforementioned misalignment of political fault lines in authoritarian China versus the liberal democratic sinospheres of East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australasia...
Journal Article
Prism (2021) 18 (1): 310–313.
Published: 01 March 2021
... on the physical “scraping and rinsing” 磨洗 as on the poet's dutifully performing his task of poetic composition. “Suppose the east wind had not given the young Master Zhou a chance” 東風不與周郎便, Du Fu asks in his iconic poem. Readers today, as in Du Fu's time, will come to their own conclusions. “Thus, the Three...
Journal Article
Prism (2021) 18 (1): 244–255.
Published: 01 March 2021
... 124 , no. 2 ( 2009 ): 556 – 63 . Asif, Manan Ahmed , and Anand Vivek Taneja , eds. “ Animals, Ethics, and Enchantment in South Asia and the Middle East .” Special issue of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East 35 , no. 2 ( 2015 ). Bennett, Joshua...
Journal Article
Prism (2021) 18 (1): 293–299.
Published: 01 March 2021
...: Writing for the Humanities . New York : Columbia University Press , 2014 . Palaver, Wolfgang . René Girard's Mimetic Theory , translated by Gabriel Borrud . East Lansing : Michigan State University Press , 2013 . Sakai, Naoki . Translation and Subjectivity: On “Japan” and Cultural...