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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 127–142.
Published: 01 March 2020
... groups of concepts: the cultural May Fourth and the political May Fourth, the New Culture movement and the New Literature movement, and the masculine May Fourth and the feminine May Fourth. Liu regards the May Fourth spirit as a complete failure, in terms of six symbolic signs: (1) the mass spiritual...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the monopolizing penetrators and the homoerotic public over the penetrated. It further argues that the penetrators' fatal failure in the struggle with the desiring public for the penetrated evidences consistent disapprobation of self-interested monopolization in both stories. Nonetheless, the male homoerotic...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2021
... but to explore how the two novels' shared failure to imagine a future for their respective “gay” couples can help us approach the history of (homo)sexuality and what Howard Chiang refers to as “queer Sinophonicity.” 21 Cautioning about the limits of cultural particularism, which otherwise has empowered...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 221–235.
Published: 01 October 2019
... into the language of criticism. Moreover, just as a translational method may ultimately be most interested in moments of translational failure, an approach that views analysis as itself a form of translation will be similarly attuned to the possibility of analytical failure, including the potential inability...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., examines the dialectics of success and failure.” 3 Almost flattened, the characters in Seductive Moon do not take up the role of explaining the complexity of their urban situation; instead, Shanghai, which is portrayed as an unfamiliar spectral space becomes the focus. The environment becomes...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 224–235.
Published: 01 March 2022
...-white women, or the marginalized more generally. A celebration of women of color feminisms that reduces them to a binary between white and non-white exacerbates problematic misassumptions concerning anti-racist efforts, eliding realities of complications and failures of coalition-building between...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 157–171.
Published: 01 March 2020
....” In The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity , 3 – 18 . New York : Verso , 2011 . Wang, Shaoguang . Failure of Charisma: The Cultural Revolution in Wuhan . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1995 . Weber, Max . “ Science and Vocation. ” In The Vocation Lectures...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 248–250.
Published: 01 March 2022
... experiences of the disasters during the Mao era fade away, while the official historiography only features the achievements, which are exaggerated, and purposefully avoids the failures. She recognizes this crisis but endeavors to transform it into an opportunity to reconstruct the historical discourse about...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 346–367.
Published: 01 October 2019
... political future; in the 2010s this vision can empower the Hong Kong people to imagine beyond the predictable futures according to history's determination of victory and failure. Just as it is impossible for Yan, Joe, Ronnie, and Angus to mourn the loss of Ka-ming so that they can get on with life...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and glossed in Cultural Critique as the “annihilation” of certain aspects of a contradiction and the simultaneous “preservation and development” of rational aspects (95), signaled not only the Creationists' turn to Marxism but also their determination of “overcoming the tragic failure and reorienting...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 298–325.
Published: 01 October 2020
...些呢? 20 In spite of persistent failures of perception, Sophia clings to the belief that if only one would look properly, then eyes could not only communicate the state of one's mind but also even transmit that state into the other person's mind. Aware that others are not looking at her...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 256–270.
Published: 01 March 2021
... in her home. Her daughter rushed her to another hospital, where it was confirmed that she indeed had COVID-19. Gatewood was immediately admitted and intubated, as she had developed bilateral pneumonia. She then suffered kidney failure, then heart failure, and passed away. At the time, Gatewood was just...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 210–234.
Published: 01 March 2021
... fiction film. Indeed, the PRC has seen many science fiction failures. Motivated by revolutionary politics, science fiction elements first appeared in PRC cinema in 1958. Two years prior, Mao Zedong 毛澤東 (1893–1976) and the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee put forward the slogan Xiang kexue...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 217–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
...”: his unwitting use of their forms or even ideas when depicting things traditional. Ironically, as Ng suggests, all these imperfections or failures in form, bemoaned by author and critics alike, seem to match the novel's content: Chinese early modern life riven with tensions, contradictions, and clashes...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 188–209.
Published: 01 March 2021
... modern way of thinking and the premodern aesthetico-metaphysical one. In Under the Dome , Chai Jing admitted her shock over the serious smog-related delay at the Beijing Capital Airport in 2004 and apologized for her failure as an environmental reporter to identify the true cause. Her shock can...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 172–182.
Published: 01 March 2020
... that the failure of revolutionary literature in modern China is not mainly because of its radical themes but, rather, its dogmatic mode of writing and entrenched way of thinking that leaves little space for dialogues. With regard to dogmatism, Liu states, “The term ‘revolution’ was represented as something ‘noble...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 326–352.
Published: 01 October 2020
... the uncertainties in time. The hero is doomed to failure when his capital and industrial empire are rapidly swallowed up in speculation. His defeat by the powerful opponent will immediately turn the promised utopian land of a modernized country into a hallucinatory vision, and his brave new world into a dystopia...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 85–114.
Published: 01 March 2019
... worker's journey into, and out of, the city. Xu's negotiation of this subject matter stands out by its conciseness, original imagery, and a sense of failure that is not primarily a public indictment of inequality but, rather, an utterly forlorn, personal experience: many years ago 多年前 with a bag...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 399–429.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of the Chinese modern is the focus of this study.” 5 To set up a broad frame of reference for this project, he has sketched a critical genealogy of qing or shuqing from Qu Yuan 屈原 (34–278 BCE) through the 1970s. The fact that Wang had to sketch this genealogy points to a deplorable failure of scholars...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... height. Eventually, the youth-related movements established during the Cultural Revolution—the Red Guards and the Rustication Movement, when over a million youth settled in the countryside—contributed both to the developing chaos and to the eventual failure of the Maoist vision of continuing or permanent...