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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 210–234.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., closely analyzes where the film succeeds and fails in moving beyond the Hollywood vision of the planet's future, and thereby enriches our understanding of the cinematic imagination of planetarianism. The Wandering Earth navigates an intricate course among Hollywood, Chinese nationalism...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 197–200.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of the pivotal terms and concepts associated with youth as a symbol for national rejuvenation. Utilizing the new medium of the popular press, early reformers such as Liang Qichao, Hu Shi, Chen Duxiu, and Lu Xun aligned images of youth with progressive politics, Western learning, and ideas of modern selfhood...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 49–69.
Published: 01 March 2021
...” social commentary on aspects of Chinese nationalism that conflicted with the Kuomintang's military masculinities. Love Eterne features dual layers of male impersonations: diegetically, the female character Zhu Yingtai masquerades as a man to attend school with other men; nondiegetically, the actress Ling...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., and treats the novel as a performative form of “territory-making” that purposefully recreates a Han-centered modern nation from its geographical margin by carefully reorganizing a web of intricate and competing multiethnic and multinational relations in the grassland. In particular, as a self-identified...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 538–553.
Published: 01 October 2021
... explicates the distinctions between Han writers' and Mongol intellectuals' nationalist writings, in order to theorize the dual oppression of the Mongol minority culture under Japanese colonialism and Chinese despotism. Despite the mission of this so-called Mongolian nation-state to write in a Mongolian style...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 2. Charles Lim Yi Yong, SEASTATE 9: Proclamation Garden, 2019. Image courtesy of National Gallery Singapore. More
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 479–500.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Beihua did not reject realism or underestimate the role of literature in nation building. This article argues that Wei Beihua's idea of modernism is premised on an artist's affective and self-reflexive engagement with realism, which gives rise to a dialectical tension. The tension between his advocacy...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 139–162.
Published: 01 March 2023
... this narrow and still predominant conception of world literature as literature that travels beyond the borders of its nation and language of origin. A literary work need not, however, be translated to participate in a literary context shaped by translation. From its outset in the early 1970s, many years...
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Published: 01 March 2020
figure 1 . Headline of the August 19, 1971, issue of the Diaoyutai Express : “There Is Only One China!” Courtesy of the National Tsing Hua University Library Special Collections and University Archives. More
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 456–478.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., Ai Wu similarly inscribes his literary mission as one of national redemption but in a way that conforms to the leftist internationalist ideals of the League of Left-Wing Writers, which Ai Wu joined after he was forcibly repatriated to China by British colonial authorities in 1931. Ai Wu's Sinophone...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 474–490.
Published: 01 September 2022
... ethnicity and nation. Ethnicity interacts with gender against sultry and desultory backgrounds, with improper patriotic or sexual tendencies attracting narrative punishment. Drawing on three pieces of his short fiction from the 1930s, this article argues that Hei Ying's theme of sexual temptation...
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Published: 01 October 2019
figure 2 . Fan Kuan 範寬, Travelers among Mountains and Streams 谿山行旅圖. Hanging scroll, ink and light color on silk, 206.3 × 103.3 cm., tenth to eleventh century National Palace Museum, Taipei. Public domain. More
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 390–407.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Shuang Shen Abstract The current state of Chinese literary studies is undergoing a process of re(b)ordering where the nation-state is no longer seen as the only acceptable framing for Chinese literature, and existing identificatory markers of Chinese literature—locality, language, ethnicity...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 346–367.
Published: 01 October 2019
... accident. Cannibalism not only bewildered the mainstream TV audience, but it was also viewed as an allusion to the June Fourth crackdown on the Tiananmen student movement. This essay explores cannibalism as a method that questions the assimilation of Hong Kong into the national body politic of China. Its...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 127–142.
Published: 01 March 2020
... struggle in the 1980s was to reconstruct the subjectivity and dignity of people. After going abroad, he started the second struggle in exiling the gods, by which he endeavored to free himself from the four major spiritual chains: revolutionary thinking, the idolatry of nation, all the political ideologies...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 526–537.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Jerôme de Wit Abstract Korean-Chinese literature after the establishment of the People's Republic of China (PRC) predominantly eulogized the lives of farmers. Such literature portrayed farmers' lives and how, through their work, they could transform both their own livelihoods and that of the nation...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 409–430.
Published: 01 October 2021
... with a positive message calling for ethnic integration. This adoption of a state-sanctioned concept of ethnic integration is what this article calls conciliatory amalgamation; it privileges a rhetoric of multiethnicism that centers on national unity and economic progress. This article reads the novel against...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 125–156.
Published: 01 March 2022
... China but also adds new insights to our understanding of the divergent spiritual journeys that Chinese intellectuals have taken in response to the national crisis. hmjmliu@ust.hk Copyright © 2022 Lingnan University 2022 middle politics the third route Thirdspace cultural interactionism...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 215–223.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... Finally, it is argued that the turn away from the post-racialism of the Obama era and the rise of a new white nationalism call our attention to a fundamental flaw in the very premise of mixed-race theory: that is, the category of “mixed race” simultaneously unlocks the liberatory potential of nonbinary...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 319–336.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Nicholas Y. H. Wong Abstract This article proposes resource extraction politics as a lens to analyze the relationship between Malaysian Chinese (or Mahua) literature and the global literary economy. Rather than ascribe Mahua literature to its present national boundaries and diasporic communities...