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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 538–553.
Published: 01 October 2021
... dictatorship, a cause that was supported by the so-called friendly state of Japan. The changing cultural identity of the Mongol intellectuals should be analyzed with caution. Rather than posing a simple binary opposition between minority autonomy and autocracy, I propose to use a trialectics in which...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 104–126.
Published: 01 March 2020
... in the Chinese context. Even though in reality sexual minorities and BL are far from identical, for ordinary or less knowledgeable readers and audiences and for the public that lacks basic knowledge of BL they are marginalized groups/subcultures that challenge and subvert the purity of official and mainstream...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 526–537.
Published: 01 October 2021
... literature 1950s literature local landscape political agency minority identity Before the Japanese empire collapsed in 1945, a significant number of Korean writers had moved to Japanese-occupied Manchukuo (1932–1945), inspired by Japanese monetary incentives and imperial propaganda that proclaimed...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 474–490.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Majority/Minority Identities .” Journal of Asian Studies 53 , no. 1 ( 1994 ): 92 – 123 . Hei Ying 黑嬰 . “ Dang chuntian laidao de shihou ” 當春天來到的時候 [When Spring Arrives]. Liangyou huabao 良友畫報 [The Young Companion Pictorial], no. 87 ( 1934 ): 26 – 27 . Hei Ying 黑嬰 . Diguo de nü’er 帝...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 409–430.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Guli's status as a writer mirrors that of her protagonist as they both adopt a conciliatory attitude toward amalgamation. Fatima's embrace of the creolized identity that her son represents is a romanticization of the amalgamation ideology inherent in decades of PRC's implementation of ethnic minority...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 October 2021
... was produced from the borderland and how this work exposes the precariousness and contradictions inherent in the grand narrative of modern nationhood. Copyright © 2021 Lingnan University 2021 Northeastern Writers Group Manchu Manchuria autobiography ethnic minority This article reconsiders...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 167–180.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., in that the former involves choices made to counteract the erasure of minorities, bringing actors' identities into intentioned, meaningful interactions with plot elements, whereas the latter perpetuates racism by equating social justice with the absence of stereotyping in selection processes. 9 Some actors...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 224–235.
Published: 01 March 2022
... to how “Asian American studies as a minority discourse de-essentializes the meanings of race when the discipline is transplanted in a place where Asians constitute a racial, if not ethnic, majority.” 7 The constructed nature of the “Asian” of Asian American identity becomes particularly clear within...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 315–320.
Published: 01 October 2021
... looks into the Uyghur writer Padi Guli's 帕蒂古麗 (1965–) literary journey to retrieve her familial lineage and ethical identity—in the Han language. It reads Padi Guli's family saga Bainian xuemai 百年血脈 (A Hundred Years of Bloodline; 2014) against the PRC's ethnic minority policy to examine...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 431–455.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and urban identities, are active in large cities such as Chengdu, Kunming, and Guiyang. In recent years, ethnic minority poets have held readings in bookstores, libraries, university campuses, schoolyards, bars, and nightclubs. Performances of traditional ethnic song and dance (often hybridized with pop...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 366–384.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... Whether it is the bridge in Rensheng , Simeizi's “discomfort,” or the last singer's liminal identity, these sites of transgressive hybridity challenge mainstream Chinese assumptions favoring Confucian cultivation and socialist urban modernity, as well as romantic ideas of going to the People. On the one...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 390–407.
Published: 01 October 2019
... , 306 . 4 There have been many debates about whether the term overseas Chinese is an accurate description of the ethnic Chinese communities in Southeast Asia and elsewhere in the world. The term's connotation of a sojourner's identity does not accurately describe the multifarious choices...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 428–437.
Published: 01 September 2022
... other ethnic minorities, focusing on four approaches to forging counter-discourses used in the literary representation of minorities: binary opposition, rhetorical questions, paradoxical statements, and bystander narration. The discussion of each narrative strategy is supported by examples from works...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 491–508.
Published: 01 September 2022
... portraits of Chineseness, delineate the specificity of the Filipino Chinese experience grounded in minority history, and foreground ethnicity as a key player and vital component of speculative fiction in today's globalscape. Lauriat draws on the conventions of speculative fiction to localize Chineseness...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 319–336.
Published: 01 September 2022
... , and Félix Guattari . Kafka: Toward a Minor Literature , translated by Dana Polan . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 1986 . Doyle, Laura . Inter-imperiality: Vying Empires, Gendered Labor, and the Literary Arts of Alliance . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2020...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 283–300.
Published: 01 September 2022
... narrative in the traditional hua/yi discourse, his own ethnic and political identity is subject to question. Zhou was a Han Chinese southerner in service of a Mongol court, and his mission took him to the south of China, a new terrain of yi /barbarian. In addition, he composed his record in the Han...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 October 2021
... to Shen Congwen , edited by Zhou Gang et al. , 85 – 97 . London : Routledge , 2019 . Zhang, Yanshuo . “ Beyond Minority: Ethnicity, Modernity, and the Invention of the Qiang Identity in China .” PhD diss., Stanford University , 2018 . Zhuang Xueben 莊學本 . Qiangrong kaochaji: Sheying...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 177–200.
Published: 01 March 2023
... been taking place underneath and inside the transnational study of Chinese culture is not immediately visible to those who only read scholarship. In most cases, scholarly identity as poet is paratextual, haptic, a function of poetic texts passed hand to hand; the bottom of a CV, perhaps, that nobody...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 337–354.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Nicolai Volland Abstract This article revisits Sinophone literature from the archipelagic region of the western Pacific to understand how thinking with and through the ocean shapes patterns of place-making and identity formation. Scrutinizing stories by Syaman Rapongan and Ng Kim Chew, the article...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 355–373.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of alienation despite being part of the majority ethnic community. The positionality of its members therefore marks a paradox, as grievances about social estrangement are more often associated with minorities. To account for this atypical psychology of estrangement from one's own ethnic community requires...