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Published: 01 October 2019
figure 1 . Screenshot from Plastic China , dir. Wang Jiuliang, 2016. Yi Jie can only experience fashion via paper simulacra. Figure 1. Screenshot from Plastic China, dir. Wang Jiuliang, 2016. Yi Jie can only experience fashion via paper simulacra. More
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Published: 01 October 2019
figure 4 . Wang Qingsong: “Poisonous Spider,” 2011. Spinning a web of mixed waste. Figure 4. Wang Qingsong: “Poisonous Spider,” 2011. Spinning a web of mixed waste. More
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Published: 01 October 2019
figure 2 . Screenshot from Plastic China , dir. Wang Jiuliang, 2016. Improvised décor for the family home. Figure 2. Screenshot from Plastic China, dir. Wang Jiuliang, 2016. Improvised décor for the family home. More
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Published: 01 October 2019
figure 5 . Wang Qingsong: “Poisonous Spider,” 2005. An earlier iteration of the work entangles a migrant worker at the heart of the web. Figure 5. Wang Qingsong: “Poisonous Spider,” 2005. An earlier iteration of the work entangles a migrant worker at the heart of the web. More
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 115–135.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ban Wang Abstract Contemporary environmental crises have their origin in the anthropocentric view of humans as separable from and superior to the natural world. Anthropocentrism also marks the realist author of modern Chinese fiction. Departing from that human-centered view, Shen Congwen's work...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 136–156.
Published: 01 March 2019
...David Der-wei Wang Abstract This article seeks to analyze the contested conditions of modern and contemporary Chinese utopia, as a political treatise, a literary genre, and a social imaginary. It takes a historical perspective from which to describe the rise of utopia in the late Qing era and...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2020
...David Der-wei Wang Abstract Liu Zaifu is one of the most influential critics in the New Era after the Cultural Revolution. His works, such as On Literary Subjectivity (1985) and A Treatise of Character Composition (1986), inspired a generation of Chinese youth yearning for intellectual...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 212–215.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Xiulu Wang There are aspects of the monograph that elude consensus and may spark debate and conversation. Not surprisingly, there are also aspects open to criticism. The language of the book is academic and accessible but a bit repetitive. Writers' works and certain historical events could have...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Ban Wang Abstract As a champion of May Fourth enlightenment and a critic of Chinese tradition, Lu Xun is less understood as a prescient critic of the myth of science and technological rationality. Walter Benjamin invoked the utopian reconciliation of humans and nature from premodern culture in...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 277–297.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Man , 215 . Xiao Shao's dictum first appears at Chu, Huangren shouji , 25 ; and Chu, Notes of a Desolate Man , 166 . 25 Wang, Sishui rouqing , 24–25 ; Wang, East Palace, West Palace , 144–45 . In their translation of Wang's novella, Hongling Zhang and Jason Sommer use the title of the...
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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 (2019) 16 (1): 201–204.
Published: 01 March 2019
... to modern China and how literati of the period imagined the future, the central concept of family has three meanings: first, the Zhan family of the late Qing period Quzhou 衢州, consisting of the poets Zhan Sizeng 詹嗣曾(1832–94) and Wang Qingdi 王慶棣 (1828–1902) and their two sons, Zhan Xi 詹熙 (1850–1927...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 236–259.
Published: 01 October 2019
... certain Wang Jingxuan 王敬軒, who derided vernacular literature and its proponents and upheld the influential ancient-prose stylist Lin Shu 林紓 (also known as Lin Qinnan 林琴南, 1852−1924) as a superior model for the new generation. The letter, written in classical Chinese, punctuated in an archaic literati...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 197–200.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Mingwei Song's description of this first novel by Wang Meng 王蒙 (1934–), Qingchun wansui 青春萬歲 (Long Live Youth), is poignant. Only a few years after the novel was written, Mao Zedong 毛澤東 (1893–1976) called out to youth, “The world is yours. . . . You are like the sun at eight or nine in the morning” (286...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 260–297.
Published: 01 October 2019
...figure 1 . Screenshot from Plastic China , dir. Wang Jiuliang, 2016. Yi Jie can only experience fashion via paper simulacra. Figure 1. Screenshot from Plastic China, dir. Wang Jiuliang, 2016. Yi Jie can only experience fashion via paper simulacra. ...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 157–173.
Published: 01 March 2019
... recurrent and meaningful. Depending on the particular text in which it appears, the image of clouds may suggest freedom, opaqueness, mutability, or impermanence. One of the most famous examples is Wang Wei's 王維 (699–761) “Farewell” 送別 (Songbie): We dismount and I offer you a cup of wine 下馬飲君酒 May I...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 430–456.
Published: 01 October 2020
... would become an important component of the Orient. Although the Comintern's definition of the Orient encompassed a wide range of nations, the 1920s discussion about the Orient in the Chinese East-West culture debate mostly focused on China itself. As C. T. Hsia has observed and David Der-wei Wang...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... benefit lies in the pleasure of the work as opposed to the potential wealth it could bring. The author Wang Meng 王蒙 (1934–) identifies this approach in his novel Bolshevik Salute , a story about the fall of a fervent communist youth. After the main character, Zhong Yicheng 鍾亦成, is criticized in the Anti...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 174–196.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... The fifth case is most critical of Julien's project. Based on the Boston Museum of Contemporary Art exhibit in March 2012, Wang Zhengxiang's Chinese article exposes the remnants of orientalism in Julien's assemblage project, his predictable way of “projecting Oriental images such as Shanghai women...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 432–455.
Published: 01 October 2019
... . 67 Peng, Hanzi jianhua debuchangshi , 123 . 68 Ibid., 129. 69 Pratt, “Comparative Literature and Global Citizenship.” 70 Damrosch, “World Literature in a Postcanonical, Hypercanonical Age.” 71 N. Wang, “Translating Modernity and Reconstructing World Literature...