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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 157–171.
Published: 01 March 2020
... ( wenxue de zhutixing 文學的主體性), inspired a generation of post-Mao writers to search for the artistic and aesthetic functions of a new literature as against the socialist literary orthodoxy. Copyright © 2020 Lingnan University 2020 Li Zehou Liu Zaifu religion transcendence aesthetics...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 183–198.
Published: 01 March 2020
... important means of general education, Liu agrees with Cai Yuanpei's 蔡元培 (1868–1940) idea of “substituting religion with aesthetic education,” restating that literature should transcend the mundane vision by embracing heaven's vision, the Dao's vision, the Buddha's vision. Based on Immanuel Kant's notion...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of the Chinese traditions. I argue that revolution, during the emergence of Chinese modernity, signifies not disenchantment with and obsolescence of religion in public life but spiritual entanglement and a universal mission of salvation. This article shows the interlacing of Lu Xun's use of literature to change...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 October 2020
... ills of technological fetishism. The past contains a utopian future, and ancient cosmology and folk religions provide a reservoir of dream images. Like Benjamin, Lu Xun dreamed of a world where humans have magic resonance with the natural world, maintain deep communion with rocks, and are embedded...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 172–182.
Published: 01 March 2020
... writers need to discover and explore in their literary articulations are human and individual existence, god and religion in the spiritual field, and nature. Liu is unsatisfied with modern Chinese writings, which usually sway between the goals of national salvation and enlightenment and thus fail...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 408–431.
Published: 01 October 2019
... fungible. Manichaeism is the telling metaphor here. The idea that the world can be divided into absolute good and evil, and the various historical religions based on binary principles such as Manichaeism and Zoroastrianism, fascinated Jin Yong and provided rich resources for his craft. In his 1961...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 127–142.
Published: 01 March 2020
... that aesthetics transcends utility. In 1917 he gave a speech on the substitution of aesthetic education for religion, arguing that aesthetics is more transcendental and universal than religion. In other words, aesthetics embodies more universal values, transcending religious beliefs as well as prejudices...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and repetitively praises the passions of the minority people. 65 Ng, “Moral Landscape,” 94 . 54 Shen, “Longzhu,” 5:326 . 55 Shen, “Shenwu Zhiai,” 59 . 56 Ibid. 57 Caillois, Man and the Sacred , 20 . 58 Ibid. 59 Geertz, “Religion as a Cultural System,” 89...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... . Gramsci, Antonio . Selections from the Prison Notebooks of Antonio Gramsci , translated by Quintin Hoare and Geoffrey Nowell-Smith . New York : International , 1971 . Gray, John . Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia . New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux , 2007...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 456–471.
Published: 01 October 2019
.../historical/political/economic area with distinct boundaries, composed of different nation-states, which manifests an irreducible or non-assimilable heterogeneity at the level of ethnicity, religion, and culture. Here the designation of being first suggests that Taiwan is positioned as more advanced...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 300–303.
Published: 01 March 2021
... between two worlds and challenged Western hegemonic discourses on civilization during his time. Chapter 4, “Clash of Religions,” provides a religious context for how Gu's thesis on Confucianism became possible and significant. Du showcases Gu's debates with missionaries and evangelical leaders...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 320–345.
Published: 01 October 2019
... with five Inner Mongolian academics who each received their doctorates at prestigious universities in England, Japan, and Taiwan and who specialize in Mongolian sociology, religion, and literature. 53 I asked them about their understanding of the novel and specifically its nationalist implications. One...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 457–474.
Published: 01 October 2020
... different modes of position taking in a world in which fiction, to use Bruno Latour's terminology, passes through every other “mode of existence”: politics, law, the economy, science, technology, religion, media, art—the list goes on. 16 There is nothing unusual about viewing an event through the lens...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 217–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
... creation myths for a modern regeneration of China. Insofar as the oldest “superstitious” beliefs in the human-nature bond have not been harnessed and enervated by subsequent established philosophies and religions, they still retain man's primordial creative energy—comparable to the mara spirit or even...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the unknown horizons, a space where the divine and the demonic interact. He may not have a belief in religion, but he remains keen on the religious sensibilities emanating from the human world. Such an inclination leads Liu to a series of works on “interrogating the soul” ( kaowen linghun 拷問靈魂), in his...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 264–276.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of the influence of religion. It is also defined as a disease in the medical field and a crime in many countries. The traces of Western impacts are apparent in the new Chinese homosexual identity. 1 Pereira, “Report of Galeote Pereira,” 16–17 . 2 Spence, Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci , 220–21...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 244–263.
Published: 01 October 2020
... is being presented not as an adjunct to humans but as a subject worthy of its own in-depth analysis. Contributors to the volume use plants to reflect on everyday life (Dung Kai-cheung, Wong Bik-wan 黃碧雲, Wong Yi 黃怡), on gender (Hon Lai-chu 韓麗珠, Cheung Yuen-man 張婉雯, Tse Hiu-hong 謝曉虹), on religion (Tang...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of scientific truth and the criticism of superstition, or even religion, were among the Enlightenment values that Chinese intellectuals had embraced since the May Fourth movement, which they believed to be the intellectual foundation for the modernization of the nation. Finally, when it concerned the territory...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 431–455.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of the Northeast; Imphal, featuring a complex mix of cultures and religions, and located in Manipur on the borders of Nagaland and Myanmar; and Guwahati, with several universities, situated on the banks of the Brahmaputra River in Assam. As discussed below, the work of some Northeast poets appears on personal...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 174–196.
Published: 01 March 2019
... are a case in point, as they bespeak the unspeakable—anxiety, sorrow, compassion, and benevolence all at once—and make her resemble, in my view, Bodhisattva 觀音 (Guanyin) in Chinese folk religion more than an Angel of History in Benjamin's theory. Yet offscreen, words still matter for Ten Thousand Waves...