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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 205–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and intellectual discourse around loyalism in colonial Taiwan. Tsai's monograph engages with the existing scholarship on colonial Taiwanese literature, but with a different orientation from such well-known works as Leo Ching's Becoming Japanese and Faye Yuan Kleeman's Under an Imperial Sun that have located...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 49–69.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Po performs the male character Liang Shanbo, Zhu's lover. In addition to the “queer” imagination generated by Ling's cross-dressing performance, the author considers how the feminine tone of Love Eterne allowed the Taiwanese audience to escape from masculine war preparations. Although the Kuomintang...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Jie Guo Abstract Reading the Taiwanese author Wu Jiwen's 1996 novel Fin-de-siècle Boylove Reader (Shijimo shaonian’ai duben), this essay considers the age-old figure of the male dan and the critical role it played in the emerging gay scene in the Sinophone world at the turn of the twenty-first...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to the collective action of the Chinese diaspora and Taiwanese and Hong Kong student groups who protested the US decision to “return” a string of islands in the East China Sea to Japan. 13 Seized by the United States in World War II and claimed by China, Japan, and Taiwan, “this island chain, currently under...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 408–431.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and politically marginalized, and a significant number of citizens support a name change of the country to Taiwan from its current title the Republic of China. However, given the PRC's staunch opposition to Taiwanese independence, some “deep-green” Taiwanese believe that Taiwan's only hope is to become the fifty...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 501–525.
Published: 01 October 2021
... to recognize the postcolonial influences in Shih's work and her inclusion of Sinitic-language speakers in this category (such as Tibetans, Uighurs, Taiwanese aboriginals, etc.) who were forced to learn said language because of (settler) colonial practices. Copyright © 2021 Lingnan University 2021...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 432–455.
Published: 01 October 2019
... to a single language with regional dialects but rather as an umbrella term referring to a set of interrelated languages. As Zev Handel observes, “Speakers of Hong Kong Cantonese, Shanghainese, Taiwanese, and Beijing Mandarin cannot understand each other. Linguists therefore speak of Chinese not as a single...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 430–456.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and systematic translation of his scholarship occurred only in the late 1990s and early 2000s. 65 In 1999, full translations of Said's Orientalism appeared in both mainland Chinese and Taiwanese book markets. 66 In general, scholars praised Said as a cultural advocate of the Third World and called...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 538–553.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., the Mongols of this Sinophone story are not portrayed as heroic nationalists like their ancestors but as “orphan[s] of Asia,” to borrow the term of Taiwanese colonial writer Wu Zhuoliu's 吳濁流 (1900–76) eponymous novel (Ajia no koji アジアの孤児). Obviously, the old Mongol man has not married a Cossack or Russian...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 157–173.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of them focus exclusively on Yang Mu, and the other two study Yang Mu and two other Taiwanese poets. 2 Yang is also a prolific translator and editor. More below on his translations; as an editor, his literary judgment can be seen in the anthology of Tang poetry and collections of such modern...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 390–407.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., the sharing of a common language, Malay, between the protagonist's Malayan mother and his Taiwanese wife enables the elderly woman to accept her foreign daughter-in-law as family, even though she has lost all memories about her legal Chinese husband. Multilingualism does not hinder communication...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 277–297.
Published: 01 October 2020
... a character's death from HIV/AIDS. Chu's novel takes the form of a journal kept by the protagonist, a gay Taiwanese man known as Xiao Shao, whose close friend Ah Yao has recently passed away from AIDS-related complications. Near the beginning of the novel, as Xiao Shao is struggling to come to terms with Ah...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 479–500.
Published: 01 October 2021
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 260–297.
Published: 01 October 2019
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