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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): 183–198.
Published: 01 March 2020
... University 2020 third zone literary subjectivity Farewell Revolution exile the god return to the classics cosmopolitanism In 2015, the twenty-sixth year of his exile to the United States, Liu Zaifu 劉再復 (1941–), a renowned contemporary Chinese intellectual who took a leading role in launching...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 172–182.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Kong : Tiandi tushu gongsi , 2010 . Liu Zaifu 劉再復 . Fangzhu zhushen 放逐諸神 [Exiling the Gods]. Hong Kong : Tiandi tushu gongsi , 1994 . Liu Zaifu 劉再復 . “ Farewell to the Gods: Contemporary Chinese Literary Theory's Fin-de-siècle Struggle ,” translated by Howard Goldblatt...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2020
... on the high hopes and bitter outcomes, grand projects and failed expectations, that informed China's century-long pursuit of modernity. Copyright © 2020 Lingnan University 2020 subjectivity literary heart exile the revolution farewell to gods third space On the early morning of June 4, 1989...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 157–171.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of the profane. For Li, the emergence of this secular reason at the very inception of Chinese civilization was of immense historical significance. While the Christian search for salvation is motivated by the image of an utterly transcendent God, the Chinese path of beauty is intertwined with a desire to secure...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 89–113.
Published: 01 March 2021
... with the May Fourth novelists. Following my discussions of its modern narrative techniques, in the last section I reexamine its “villagers-coming-to-Shanghai” motif, arguing that the circle-breaking pattern on the technical levels is repeated on the semantic/thematic level of the novel as well. By exiling all...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 October 2021
... the unforgettable collective memory of all of the “descendants by Lake Cilu,” but also replaces the conflicted history of ethnic and spatial relations with the legend of a human-God relationship. It mentions Qing's immigration ban only tangentially, while framing the Han people's transgression as a doomed exile...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... labour. Liberalism, and its more extreme variant, postmodernism, presents the story of a free desire through which humanity is able to exceed all limitations to its happiness. And religious fundamentalism, in its various forms, promises the reward of eternal unity with God. 19 Contending...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 368–389.
Published: 01 October 2019
... responsibility for these human actions. 37 According to Morse, since recent human history has witnessed waves of epidemics culminating in the AIDS crisis, we need to understand outbreaks not as “acts of God” but within a framework of “disease emergence.” He therefore coined the phrase emerging viruses...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 136–156.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., be it socialist or capitalist, has been terminated. Ge Fei packages his trilogy in a circuitous symbolism, such that it appears less provocative when compared with the works of two exiled writers, Cao Guanlong 曹冠龍 (1945−) in the United States and Ma Jian in England. In Chen 沉 (Sinking; 2009), Cao focuses...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., and aberrant feelings and emotions toward each other underlie the major skirmishes between the characters, create textual urgency and dramatic conflicts, or foreshadow the characters' spatial movements, such as Wushuang's escape from pursuing patrons, his self-exile from a pressing domestic sphere, or Yishao's...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 85–114.
Published: 01 March 2019
... E.g., He and Bai, “Shiren”; Zou, “Zhe ge shijie” ; Wei, “Xu Lizhi” ; Han, “Dagong shiren” ; and Song and Li, “ ‘Shenfen’ yu ‘shenfen zhi shi.’ ” 12 The death (and the suicide) of the poet is a frequent topic in publications for a general audience, e.g., Alvarez, Savage God ; and, more...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 320–345.
Published: 01 October 2019
... executes an ecofeminist critique of agrilogistics in the novella Shazang 沙葬 (Sand Burial, 1996), a complex story that features perspectives of sand, nonhuman animals, plant species, Mongolians, and Han as multispecies components of a desert ecosystem. An exiled Han scientist attempts to remediate...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 385–408.
Published: 01 October 2021
... 14 [toilet] outside! My god . . . and the shicha 15 [inspector] is coming tomorrow!” 16 ); the granddaughter who attends Chinese school (“The xiaozhang 17 [headmaster] said we didn't have to shang ke 18 [go to class] today” 19 ); and the lama Alak Drong (A lags 'brong...