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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 35–54.
Published: 01 December 2022
... fetishism, and the rise of a technocratic elite, Lu Xun sought to uncover and redeem primordial images from archaic traditions. banwang@stanford.edu Copyright © 2022 Lingnan University 2022 enchantment hypocrisy technoscience mythical progress Progress is reverting to regression...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 167–180.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., this article analyzes the manifestation of the ideas of yellow peril and yellow fever in recent films and television series. The spectatorial aspect of racism has both fetishized Asian bodies and erased Asianness from content creators' visual landscapes. These case studies reveal that racialized thinking...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 102–124.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Tong King Lee Abstract This article ponders writing and art that leverage the written script in Sinitic contexts, specifically where Sinographs are fetishized for creative and/or critical purposes—that is to say, they are turned into a spectacle as well as a method. The article analyzes various...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 October 2020
... the Chinese writer's recovery of the mythical and ecological images from the past in the critique of modernity. Confronted with the fetishism of progress and technology in China's early modernization, Lu Xun sought to uncover and redeem primordial images from archaic traditions. science superstition...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 119–134.
Published: 01 December 2022
.... 21 See Brown, Undoing the Demos ; Cooper, Life as Surplus . banwang@stanford.edu Copyright © 2022 Lingnan University 2022 alienation artistic work regeneration fetishism disaster capitalism Artistic observation can attain an almost mystical depth. The objects on which...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 1–15.
Published: 01 December 2022
... The concept offers an ecocritical lens in understanding how nature is reified into lifeless objects; how labor is alienated by commodity, consumption, and media spectacle; and how the laboring body is stripped of its corporeality and bonds with Earth by technoscientific fetishism. Alienation from nature...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): vii–viii.
Published: 01 December 2022
... about the readings and eager to learn ecocriticism. Since that first seminar, I have taught similar courses over the years with varied titles and themes. Students and I have explored issues of technology, technocratic elites, and technological fetishism, particularly as they are portrayed in science...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 March 2019
... was treated both “as a technology of sound reproduction and as a trope for artistic production” (161), so the fetishization of voice was connected with the age of emerging optical and acoustic media technologies. Through situating the emergence of the modern Chinese crowd discourse within the global...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 251–254.
Published: 01 March 2022
... bold claims are made for which the book offers scant evidence. One is struck by a paragraph that opens with the provocation, “As a youth Yu Dafu was notorious for fetishizing corpses” (90). In turning to the footnote, the evidence provided is not conclusive: “A charge made by Yu Dafu about himself...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 197–199.
Published: 01 December 2022
...), 13, 151–53, 159, 161 evolution, 3, 9, 22, 29, 35, 65, 128, 148–49, 166, 178 Ex Machina (Garland), vii fetishism, vii, 7, 9, 14, 35, 39, 41, 123, 129, 133, 135 folklore, 9, 36, 42, 65, 103 Foster, John Bellamy, 7, 139, 182 Foucault, Michel, 12, 88 Fourier, Charles, 77, 83...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 135–150.
Published: 01 December 2022
... technological fetishism and economic growth ravage human society and Earth. Taking Chen Qiufan's novel Waste Tide as a case, this chapter examines the dire consequences of hasty industrialization, toxic colonialism, social breakdowns, and environmental damages. Social crises are endemic to ecological crises...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 157–166.
Published: 01 March 2022
... reflect a double logic wherein Asian bodies are fetishized even as Asianness itself is strategically erased. While Joubin focuses on how Asians are represented on-screen, Fang adopts an inverse approach and examines how Asian Americans have been rendered effectively invisible within US media culture...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 March 2023
... . Sun, Wanning . “ Indoctrination, Fetishization, and Compassion: Media Constructions of the Migrant Woman .” In On the Move: Women and Rural-to-Urban Migration in Contemporary China , edited by Arianne M. Gaetano and Tamara Jacka , 109 – 28 . New York : Columbia University Press , 2004...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2020
... by the latest crop of detractors. By bidding farewell to revolution, nevertheless, they do not mean to do away with its historical legacy and political thrust. Rather, they mean to critique the way in which revolution has been fetishized as a “political capital” by the privileged and the powerful...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 19–32.
Published: 01 March 2019
... species of insects to reflect on the constitution and structural dynamics of the human communities with which they are juxtaposed. In particular, although the novel as a whole underscores the parasitic status of the lice and the valorized, almost fetishized status of the fireflies, these explicit...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 319–336.
Published: 01 September 2022
... method, unfairly disparaged by Adorno as being “located at the crossroads of magic and positivism,” my essay explores the tensions and links between unmasking the “commodity fetish” of tobacco and allegorizing such a commodity to arrive at other possible human relations. 12 Second, I use ecologies...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 337–354.
Published: 01 September 2022
... feasibility of changing one's identity, of transgressing the fetishized boundaries between different ethnic groups. His conversion—from a Chinese into a Malay man, from a Communist rebel into a respected village elder and teacher—is, all things considered, a resounding success. His numerous offspring...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 87–105.
Published: 01 December 2022
... Meisner, the ideal of red-and-expert cadres gave way to an entrenched stratum of mere experts and administrators, governing the masses from their office desks. 34 The technobureaucratic model fostered a fetish in the expertise and power of experts and specialists, re-creating a pattern of inequality...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... Six's unreflective arrogance toward the subaltern suggests the film's inability to critically engage with the divided realities in contemporary China and unmasks its collage of social headlines as mere fetishization. As for the second line of cultural memory, Mr. Six evokes the dayuan narratives...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 188–209.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... The fetishization of science to the exclusion of other paradigms of local knowledge or life practice are to be cautioned against, as blind entrenchment in a science-based way of life cannot provide answers to the problems of modernity or the Anthropocene or serve as a therapeutic solution to the profound alienation...