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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Frederik H. Green The Translatability of Revolution: Guo Moruo and Twentieth-Century Chinese Culture . Pu Wang . CAMBRIDGE, MA : HARVARD UNIVERSITY ASIA CENTER , 2018 . 336 PP. Copyright © 2020 Lingnan University 2020 In the conclusion of his extensive and wide-ranging...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 March 2020
... are nothing but mind), bushi 佈施 (the bodhisattva ideal of sacrificial giving), and kong 空 (emptiness as boundless potentiality), greatly influenced Lu Xun's aesthetics. Ultimately, this article shows how revolution, the dominant mode of secularism, is theistically conditioned. The Buddhist notion of emptiness...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 479–500.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of an artist's individualism, which is inspired by Anwar, and the impetus of responding to nationalism manifests in his meta-fictional short stories that reflect on the varying motivations behind art creation. His works offer a productive perspective to reconsider the modernist artist's role during revolution...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2020
...” by the privileged and the powerful, such that it even generates its own antithesis in terms of hegemony and totalitarianism. Above all, Liu and Li derive their critical stance from none other than Lu Xun, who set out to critique as early as 1927: “Revolution, revolutionize revolution, revolutionize revolutionized...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 172–182.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Min Qiao Abstract This article delves into Liu Zaifu's theoretical construction of subjectivity and his reflections on the dominant paradigm of revolution and enlightenment in twentieth-century China. Realizing the incompleteness and insufficiency of his contemplation on individual subjectivity...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Xiaobing Tang Abstract “The Answer,” a poem by Bei Dao first published in 1978, marks the emergence of a defiant voice in contemporary Chinese poetry and asserts skepticism as the political stance of a young generation in post–Cultural Revolution China. It also heralds a historic transition from...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 408–431.
Published: 01 October 2019
... has generally been analyzed for its representation of (queer) sexuality, the essay shows that it is the Cultural Revolution and its Cold War legacies that explain the emergence of its main character. Copyright © 2019 Lingnan University 2019 Cold War Jin Yong martial arts cinema Cultural...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 127–142.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and the latter is reformative. The representative works of the former are “Wenxue geming lun” 文學革命論 (On Literature Revolution) and Kuangren riji 狂人日記 (Diary of a Madman). Its keyword is overthrow . The latter is reformist, and its representative work is Hu Shi's “Wenxue gailiang chuyi” 文學改良芻議 (A Preliminary...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 157–171.
Published: 01 March 2020
... , 2013 . Leese, Daniel . Mao Cult: Rhetoric and Ritual in China's Cultural Revolution . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 . Li Zehou 李澤厚 . Huaxia meixue: Meixue sijiang 華夏美學:美學四講 [ Chinese Aesthetics: Four Essays on Aesthetics ]. Beijing : Sanlian shudian , 2008 . Li...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Recognized by theorists and philosophers as contradictions at the heart of Marxist ideology, the core issues in the debate were avidly discussed over the twentieth century. The early to mid-1960s, when the debate took place, immediately preceded the Cultural Revolution, a time when radical Maoism reached its...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 248–250.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the One Hundred Flowers Movement, surveillance files in the Anti-Rightest Campaign, photography in the Great Leap Forward, film during the Socialist construction, and artifacts from the Cultural Revolution. As the form rather than the content of remembrance is the emphasis, mediation and indeed...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 236–239.
Published: 01 March 2022
... history, memory, and literature when it comes to political violence and traumatic experiences, such as the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution? These are questions at the center of modern and contemporary Chinese literary studies. There have been a number of works focusing on the issues...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 289–292.
Published: 01 March 2021
... as how these digital images exemplify a generational split produced by public secrecy. Also concerning Cultural Revolution but further into the twenty-first century, chapter 3 examines the digital network of photo-forms and its entangled relationship with public secrecy. The portrait of Bian Zhongyun...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 March 2022
... disillusionment. There is the disillusionment accompanying the suppression of personal and collective aspirations, as well as the disillusionment arising from filling the ideological void after the Cultural Revolution with empty capitalist pursuits. For members of the older generation who were active participants...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 255–259.
Published: 01 March 2022
...” as intersecting with three major discourses between the May Fourth Movement and the eve of the Cultural Revolution: enlightenment, revolution, and socialist industrialization. The six chapters of the book are chronologically organized into three parts, each of which focuses on one of these discourses and related...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 183–198.
Published: 01 March 2020
... in literature. Copyright © 2020 Lingnan University 2020 third zone literary subjectivity Farewell Revolution exile the god return to the classics cosmopolitanism 8 Liu Z., “Lun wenxue de zhutixing.” 9 Ibid. 10 Li, Chinese Aesthetic Tradition , x. 11 Admussen...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 260–263.
Published: 01 March 2022
... spirit of man ” (151). As a conceptual corollary, Crespi's formulation brings to mind Barbara Mittler's reading of Cultural Revolution lianhuanhua as “chain pictures” that had the power to “chain” their unwitting readers to Maoist ideology. 2 Is this (as Crespi encourages us to consider) another...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 136–156.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the immediate and radical action of revolution, Huang cautions his friend against the consequences of futile violence and sacrifice. The two then part ways; Huang travels to Berlin to learn the latest theories in Staatswissenschaft , and Li heads for Paris to witness the outcome of the French Revolution...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 501–525.
Published: 01 October 2021
... López-Calvo, Dragons in the Land of the Condor , 99 . 64 Aguirre and Drinot, Peculiar Revolution , 1–21 . 65 Siu, Cuentos completos , 34–35 . 54 Ibid., 85. This scene runs from pp. 84 to 86. 55 Li, “Introduction,” 2 . 56 See Lovell, Maoism . 57 Cook...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 526–537.
Published: 01 October 2021
... into Air , 1 . 17 Cai, Revolution and Its Narratives , 41 . 6 Ibid. 7 Kim Mi-ran, “Nakt'o manju-ŭi nongch'on yut'op'ia-wa konggan chaehyŏn kujo,” 115 . 8 Kim Ch'angkŏl, “Chaeman chosŏn munhak-kwa chagga-ŭi chŏngyŏl.” 9 Cai, Revolution and Its Narratives , 30...