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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Lingnan University 2020 Eileen Chang incest sexuality modern Chinese literature late imperial culture “I will not give you up: and you cannot give me up!” 我不放棄你,你是不會放棄我的!, 1 Xu Xiaohan yells threateningly at her beloved as he tries to repel her advances. These words rip at the seams...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2021
... hold that this has to do not merely with the high visibility of the figure in late imperial literary and theatrical culture. More important, although the image of the male dan was not without stigma, it had also been surrounded by aura. Indeed, appreciation for beautiful and talented actors—as well...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Revolution . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1992 . Ko, Dorothy . Teachers of the Inner Chambers: Women and Culture in Seventeenth-Century China . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 1994 . Li, Xiaorong . Women's Poetry of Late Imperial China: Transforming the Inner...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2021
... that constituted the hybrid reading cultures and kaleidoscopic reading aesthetics at the end of China's transmuting nineteenth century. Nonnormative, aberrant sexualities in the textual representations bear much resonance with late imperial erotica and could suggest a much understudied early modern feminine...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 301–318.
Published: 01 September 2022
... writer Liu Yichang reflected on and engaged with inter-imperial positionality in his romantic fictions. What is the relevance of a story like this to Sinophone Malaya/Malaysia or Singapore literature? How do we discuss the politics of this specimen of Cold War culture? We could of course consider...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 244–247.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the question of what area studies is today. Might it be that, intellectually if not institutionally, the critique of boundaries and celebration of heterogeneity is the only thing that still holds it together? Beyond Imperial Aesthetics denounces a division of labor between Asia and Europe...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
... male—subordinate in terms of age, social class, gender style, and/or sexual role” ( Halperin, “How to Do the History of Male Homosexuality,” 95 ), but as many scholars have pointed out, the implied hierarchies between the penetrator and the penetrated do not always hold in the context of late imperial...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 319–336.
Published: 01 September 2022
... forms such as interrupted supply chains, tightened labor control, and migrant surveillance, which phenomena might consolidate new imperial forces of capitalist overaccumulation. If literary historians have linked geopolitical shifts with literary-cultural transformations while also decoupling them, why...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 203–206.
Published: 01 March 2020
... as nationalist sentiments and cultural memories centering around the ancient capital and modern city, which has framed the material infrastructures, human conditions, mental images, political regimes, cultural identities, and literary imaginations from the late Imperial and Republican periods to the Cold War era...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 456–471.
Published: 01 October 2019
...) is geo-historically and culturally actualized, while method inevitably lapses into a comparative analysis within the Asia area and between different cultural entities that leads to the regional integration of Asia as the ultimate goal of anticolonialism, anti-Cold War, and anti-imperialism...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 430–456.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of helping the imperial agenda and political propaganda in their governments' colonialist aggression. 12 Just like postcolonial scholars in Western Europe and the United States, Russian Orientologists rejected the East-West dichotomy as politically and culturally determined constructs and a figment...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 October 2021
... . Elliott, Mark C . “ The Limits of Tartary: Manchuria in Imperial and National Geographies .” Journal of Asian Studies 59 , no. 3 ( 2000 ): 603 – 46 . Elliott, Mark C . The Manchu Way: The Eight Banners and Ethnic Identity in Late Imperial China . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 October 2021
... the Ming dynasty to the Republican era. 21 Rather than being a piece of pristine cultural heaven, the Miao regions of Huan were marked by constant interethnic cultural contact and ethnic tensions from late imperial to modern China. Shen was not oblivious to the troubling history of the region. Born...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 236–259.
Published: 01 October 2019
... “ancient gimmicks in shiny new packages, tailored to the modern age.” 8 Four conspicuous moments in the history of fraud in Chinese literary culture include the Ming-Qing transition, the late Qing to early Republican period, the Mao era (which I'll skip for now), and the post-Mao era. Swindling...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 49–69.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., China , 371 . 15 For how jiangnan has become a cultural center and “heaven on earth” since late imperial China, see Johnson, Cities of Jiangnan in Late Imperial China . 16 Perkins, Encyclopedia of China , 129 . 17 Lu, “Gender and Social Life in Imperial China.” 18...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 366–384.
Published: 01 October 2021
... , 163 . Hereafter, references to Zuihou yige Xiongnu are given in parentheses in the text as ZYX . 25 Cong, When Heroes Pass Away , 51 ; Qian, Imperial-Time-Order , 315, 312 . 26 Bhabha, Location of Culture , 2 ; Gao, Zuihou yige Xiongnu , 346 . 27 Woods, Rural , 19...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 205–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
... is commendable. Scholars of late imperial literature and Taiwanese literature will find this volume of particular interest. The book expands on an issue raised by David Der-wei Wang in “Post-loyalism” (in Shu-mei Shih, Chien-hsin Tsai, and Brian Bernards, eds., Sinophone Studies: A Critical Reader [New...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 456–478.
Published: 01 October 2021
...” at the execution grounds. 1 Ai Wu describes the audience reaction: The entire audience in the cinema—Europeans, Burmans, Indians, and Chinese (including even me, someone who has always wanted to cut the teeth of imperialism)—all clapped loudly in unison. And the American imperialist industry of “telling...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2023
..., as well as in the larger context of the cultural, political, and diplomatic clash between two imperial powers, as I discuss on several occasions below. Scholars have criticized Wade's translation for being unable to provide a faithful rendition of the original poem's form or content. As Fang Junshi...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 224–235.
Published: 01 March 2022
... legacies of US, Japanese, and British imperialism tied to forms of racialized misogyny. On the other hand, the problem of defining an Asian American or an Asian woman in Asia lends itself to the destabilization of racialized identities and hierarchies across national and cultural boundaries...