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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 114–137.
Published: 01 March 2021
... exemplary radio stories-turned-films, Niehai chihun 孽海痴魂 (A Devoted Soul; 1949) and Cimu lei 慈母淚 (A Mother's Tears; 1953), and scrutinizes their transmedial/transnational adaptation trajectories to shed light on intermedia aesthetic criticisms. This article describes how film technology reconstituted...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 203–214.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of colonial intimacies, ornamentalism, and techno-orientalism, this article relies on the figure of the visor-wearing ajumma , a Korean word referencing a middle-aged woman. As a transnational and transhistorical framework emerging from the messy interstitial spaces between theory and reality, the concept...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 102–124.
Published: 01 March 2022
... “technologies of orthography” pivoting on the Sinograph across three modalities of Sinophone expression: Taiwanese concrete poetry, transnational Chinese text-based art, and ludic mediatizations of the written script. It then speculates on the social psychological meaning of the spectacularized Sinograph...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 224–235.
Published: 01 March 2022
... subjects belonging to recognizable groups and communities. gting@hku.hk Copyright © 2022 Lingnan University 2022 Anti-Asian violence Asian American women grief transnational women of color feminisms As a queer and feminist studies scholar addressing anti-Asian violence, I structure...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 177–200.
Published: 01 March 2023
... been taking place underneath and inside the transnational study of Chinese culture is not immediately visible to those who only read scholarship. In most cases, scholarly identity as poet is paratextual, haptic, a function of poetic texts passed hand to hand; the bottom of a CV, perhaps, that nobody...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 285–288.
Published: 01 March 2021
... in the author's community” (2). The transnational utopian literary movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries appealed to late Qing intellectuals, as it “posited an ideal somewhere else in which to elaborate and come to terms with China's encounters with the modern world” (3). Hundred Days...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 170–187.
Published: 01 March 2021
... economy. 9 Turning to the transnational exchanges, Michelle Bloom regards The World as a Sino-French film. She examines the displaced French icons in China, including the copycat Eiffel Tower in the World Park and the counterfeit Louis Vuitton fashion commodities, as well as the displaced Chinese...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., however, the novel simultaneously exposes the transnational origin of certain forms of national literature—though perhaps against the author's intention—and questions the notion of national literature as an institution that presupposes a homogeneous people with a timeless origin or the linear development...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 456–471.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., transregional, transnational, and transcultural forces. By this logic, Asia cannot be determined in advance, nor can it be designated on a map. The concept of bloc asia denotes a virtual aggregate that permits novel forms to unfold—a kind of force to constantly activate the vitality of Asia itself. However...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2021
...彥 [ From East Asian Boylove to Taiwan Tongzhi : Wu Jiwen's Fin-de-siècle Boylove Reader and Sunaga Asahiko ]. Taiwan xuezhi 台灣學誌 [Monumenta Taiwanica] 18 ( 2019 ): 43 – 64 . Lu, Sheldon Hsiao-peng . “ Historical Introduction: Chinese Cinemas (1896–1996) and Transnational Film Studies...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 139–162.
Published: 01 March 2023
.... 2 Baer, “From Cultural Translation to Untranslatability.” See also Freedberg, “Limits of Translation.” 1 Eric Hayot describes “transconcepts” such as “transnational” as negations that rely on the term they negate. The transconcept of the “transnational,” for instance, relies...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 135–150.
Published: 01 December 2022
... on its sci-fi and global aspects. Mengtian Sun has addressed tensions and complicity between transnational corporations and regional governments, between the global and the local. 2 Investigating cyborg punk and realism, Cara Healey contends that the cyborg hybrid mirrors a mixed genre of sci-fi...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 236–239.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of the Mao Era (2020). Lingchei Letty Chen's book, The Great Leap Backward: Forgetting and Representing the Mao Years , stands out in its endeavor to account for the traumatic Mao time from the conceptual and methodological framework of the transnational memory discourses, particularly, the Holocaust...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Senkaku/Diaoyu Territorial Dispute: Historical Memory, People's Diplomacy, and Transnational Activism, 1961–1978 .” Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus 15 , no. 22 ( 2017 ): art. no. 5087. apjjf.org/2017/22/Eng.html . Gu Cangwu 古蒼梧 . “ Guanyu shi ” 關於詩 [On Poetry], “ Wenyi zhi chuang ” 文藝之窗...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 157–166.
Published: 01 March 2022
... on which transnational travel currently relies. Rather, they are the background out of which the border control system emerged in the first place. A similar point can be made about the role of racialized language, and indeed of language itself. Jürgen Habermas, for instance, cites the existence...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 390–407.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of this upper-crust family, which are vigilantly policed while they are constantly negotiated from both inside and outside the family. The coming into being of the transnational empire of the Shangs and the Youngs—the two families connected by marriage—was an early instance of economic globalization, a history...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 479–500.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., the discourses of realism, and the transnational literary connections within postwar Southeast Asia. Reassessing Wei Beihua and his modernist works in the context of postwar Mahua literary history is significant on two fronts. First, Wei Beihua's works draw attention to transnational circuits of literary...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 181–187.
Published: 01 December 2022
... a globetrotting Homo economicus , an explorer, a merchant, a venture capitalist, not unlike Scott Brandle of Chen Qiufan's Waste Tide . Backed up by armed colonialists or commissioned by transnational corporations, the humanist subject roams the world seeking profit and power. The idea of world literature...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 457–474.
Published: 01 October 2020
... the globe. Yet since the rude awakening of the nineteenth century brought about by the clash of empires, 31 Chinese intelligentsias have eagerly appropriated such systems of thought from the West just as they have eagerly adopted more tangible things from abroad—practicing a kind of transnational...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 491–508.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of globalization, such concerns as transnational identities and the mobility of people, and the dominance of new media and technology. In positioning with the global trend of speculative fiction, Lauriat takes a turn toward the manifestation of the gothic and its reworking on a global scale—the globalgothic...