1-20 of 99 Search Results for

modern

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Prism (2021) 18 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2021
... that focuses centrally on male same-sex relations, Phoenixes Flying Together offers a vital example of early modern queer literary tradition by illustrating fluid male-male bonds and hybrid ideals of homosexuality. Such textual representations shift Confucian cardinal relations, redefine the power of nanse...
Journal Article
Prism (2021) 18 (1): 304–309.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Catherine Swatek The Spatiality of Emotion in Early Modern China: From Dreamscapes to Theatricality . Ling Hon Lam . NEW YORK : COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS , 2018 . 246 PP. Copyright © 2021 Lingnan University 2021 Lam Ling Hon's 林凌瀚 exploration of Chinese discourses...
Journal Article
Prism (2021) 18 (1): 89–113.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Bozhou Men Abstract First appearing in 1892 as a serialized novel, Han Bangqing's Haishanghua liezhuan 海上花列傳 (The Sing-Song Girls of Shanghai) demonstrates the problematic of an “atypical” novel and the challenges it poses to the notion of the Chinese literary “modern.” This article examines...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Prism (2021) 18 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Yanshuo Zhang Abstract This article investigates the underexamined ethnic motifs of the modern literary master Shen Congwen's 沈從文 fictional creations. In the field of Chinese literary scholarship, Shen is widely recognized as a leading figure of the May Fourth “native soil” literary tradition...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (2): 430–456.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of Europe and the United States and how Chinese academia repositioned itself in response to the adoption of Western criticism on Orientalism in the 1980s. This article also traces the institutionalization of oriental literature studies in modern China under the influence of both Soviet Russian and Western...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (2): 264–276.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Liang Shi Abstract At the turn of the twentieth century Chinese sexuality underwent a metamorphosis, resulting in the replacement of a rich indigenous discourse by imported Western theories. This article traces the evolution of a modern subject and episteme emerging from the historical...
Journal Article
Prism (2022) 19 (1): 251–254.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Valerie Levan vlevan@uchicago.edu Rethinking the Modern Chinese Canon: Refractions across the Transpacific . Clara Iwasaki . Amherst, NY : Cambria , 2020 . 230 pp. Copyright © 2022 Lingnan University 2022 On encountering Clara Iwasaki's Rethinking the Modern Chinese...
Journal Article
Prism (2022) 19 (1): 255–259.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Jie Guo guoji@mailbox.sc.edu Going to the Countryside: The Rural in the Modern Chinese Cultural Imagination, 1915–1965 . Yu Zhang . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press , 2020 . 294 pp. Copyright © 2022 Lingnan University 2022 Yu Zhang's Going to the Countryside...
Journal Article
Prism (2019) 16 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Yu Zhang Revolutionary Waves: The Crowd in Modern China Tie Xiao Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center , 2017 . 286 pp. Copyright © 2019 Lingnan University 2019 The crowd—be it a politicized cohesive body of the people as a revolutionary force of historical...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (1): 203–206.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Charles A. Laughlin Mapping Modern Beijing: Space, Emotion, Literary Topography . Weijie Song . NEW YORK : OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS , 2018 . 306 PP. Copyright © 2020 Lingnan University 2020 The study of urban literature, or of the city in literature, in the case of China...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (2): 326–352.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Kenny K. K. Ng Abstract This article examines the promises and predicaments of May Fourth writers in their experimental writing of the “long novel” ( changpian xiaoshuo 長篇小說) as a Chinese brand of the modern epic. May Fourth intellectuals showed a conscious effort to institute a new brand...
Journal Article
Prism (2022) 19 (1): 260–263.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Nick Stember nas53@cam.ac.uk Manhua Modernity: Chinese Culture and the Pictorial Turn . John Crespi . Oakland : University of California Press , 2020 . 197 pp. Copyright © 2022 Lingnan University 2022 Taking the humble manhua (cartoon) periodical as his subject...
Journal Article
Prism (2019) 16 (1): 115–135.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ban Wang Abstract Contemporary environmental crises have their origin in the anthropocentric view of humans as separable from and superior to the natural world. Anthropocentrism also marks the realist author of modern Chinese fiction. Departing from that human-centered view, Shen Congwen's work...
Journal Article
Prism (2021) 18 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Miya Qiong Xie Abstract This article reconsiders the established modern Chinese writer Duanmu Hongliang and his first and most influential work, The Korchin Banner Plains (completed in 1933 and published in 1939), from a borderland perspective. The novel is set in western Manchuria, a multiethnic...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 October 2020
... in critiques of modernity. Similarly, Lu Xun conjured up images of the ancient world where rural folks lived in reciprocity with nature, worshiped supernatural beings, and observed time-honored rituals. Lu Xun linked the myth of progress and technology to a destructive chorus of “malevolent voices...
Journal Article
Prism (2022) 19 (1): 125–156.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Jianmei Liu Abstract This article contributes to the study of the cultural politics of Thirdspace in modern China, which exerted a far-reaching influence on Chinese intellectual history, literature, and culture. Although the term the third space was coined by Homi K. Bhabha, the leading figure...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Yiju Huang Abstract Lu Xun 魯迅 (1881–1936) has remained a most prominent figure in modern Chinese literary studies, but not so in modern Buddhism scholarship. This article shows the interlacing of Lu Xun's revolutionary vision with Buddhism on three primary terrains: his indebtedness to his teacher...
Journal Article
Prism (2021) 18 (1): 188–209.
Published: 01 March 2021
...-garde smog art counterpart. What has undergirded smog life is a collective ecological unconsciousness—the premodern “mist” consciousness—that is suppressed in “smog modernity,” of which scientific discourse pertaining to topics such as toxic smog ( mai ) has become the predominant way of conceptualizing...
Journal Article
Prism (2020) 17 (2): 399–429.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Zong-qi Cai Abstract The term qing 情 (emotion) has lain at the core of Chinese thinking about literature from antiquity through modern times. It is of profound paradigmatic significance because each major reconceptualization of qing by literary writers and scholars almost invariably signifies...
Journal Article
Prism (2019) 16 (1): 136–156.
Published: 01 March 2019
...David Der-wei Wang Abstract This article seeks to analyze the contested conditions of modern and contemporary Chinese utopia, as a political treatise, a literary genre, and a social imaginary. It takes a historical perspective from which to describe the rise of utopia in the late Qing era...