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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 33–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 7 , no. 12 ( 1915 ): 108 – 9 . Wu, Shengqing . Modern Archaics: Continuity and Innovation in the Chinese Lyric Tradition, 1900–1937 . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center , 2013 . Copyright © 2019 Lingnan University 2019 magazine culture women's literature...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 456–478.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and the Yunnan Chinese living in the borderlands reveal the subconscious influence of the hypersexualized representation of Southeast Asian women in the local Yunnan Chinese folklore. In contrast to Ng's reading of Ai Wu to compare modern Asian and Western travel literature, Jie Guo reads Travels...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 199–202.
Published: 01 March 2020
... that critically differs from established comparative literature practice in that she does not simply engage in comparisons of textual samples but instead considers the ways in which different authors, writing in their particular contexts and languages, create local configurations of a world genre that remain...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Relationships in Modern China .” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 25 , no. 1 ( 2013 ): 165 – 205 . Guo, Li . Writing Gender in Early Modern Chinese Women's Tanci Fiction . West Lafayette, IN : Purdue University Press , forthcoming. Hunt, Lynn . The Family Romance of the French...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 March 2023
... . Zheng, Xiaoqiong . Nügong ji 女工記 [Stories of Women Workers]. Guangzhou : Huacheng , 2012 . Zheng, Xiaoqiong , and Jonathan Stalling . “ Zheng Xiaoqiong. ” Chinese Literature Today 1 , no. 2 ( 2011 ): 56 – 59 . Zhou, Xiaojing . Migrant Ecologies: Zheng Xiaoqiong's Women...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 474–490.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Chinese Indonesian literature Nanyang Dutch East Indies colonial literature Sumatra-born author Hei Ying 黑嬰 (1915–1992) is best remembered today for the short fiction he wrote and published in Shanghai in the 1930s before the age of twenty-five. On the basis of that work, literary historians...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and assumes a sober voice as he calls for ethnic equality. Simultaneously lyrical and political, Shen's ethnically themed works are significant for forming new scholarly understandings of both May Fourth literature and the broader discourse of ethnicity, which underpins the very notion of Chineseness...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 298–325.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Chinese Literature ], no. 6 ( 2006 ): 265 – 73 . Chow, Rey . Women and Chinese Modernity: The Politics of Reading between East and West . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2003 . Ding Ling 丁玲 . Ding Ling quanji 丁玲全集 [ The Complete Works of Ding Ling ], edited by Zhang...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Lucas Klein Abstract How are the migration of people and of poetry, through literary translation and translational literature, linked or alike? What can the poetry of migration teach about the translation of form in poetry? What is the role of the text in understanding the politics of poetry...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 104–126.
Published: 01 March 2020
... it as a genre about homosexuality. I believe, and reality has proved, that Chinese BL is not and should not be perceived as a form of popular literature and culture that one can easily brush aside as trivia, cultural trash, or porn by and for perverted women. Instead, it has participated in and encouraged...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 454–473.
Published: 01 September 2022
... (The Poem of the Park) narrates everyday life at the parks of the colonial metropole, including the opportunities these urban spaces provide for illicit encounters between men and women. Pantoen tjapgome (The Quatrain of the Lantern Festival) describes the festivities of an important holiday...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries Chinese vernacular literatures, “Literature of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century World” ; in Daria Berg's study of late Ming to Qing literary women, Women and the Literary World in Early Modern China ; in Pamela Crossley's work on Qing discourses on ethnicity...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 224–235.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., and imperialism reflected by the violence of this event. Stereotypes of Asian women as sexualized objects of desire can be traced to earlier Western cultural discourses of art, literature, and popular culture. As Anne Anlin Cheng writes in her study of Asiatic femininity, “She goes by many names: Celestial Lady...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 115–135.
Published: 01 March 2019
... with a farmhand and becomes pregnant. Instead of being condemned and punished, she is absolved from her transgression. Now, becoming a child bride and laboring as a little nanny for the in-law family would have been the prime subject matter for the May Fourth attack on the oppression of women in traditional China...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 54–76.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Xiaorong Li Abstract Literally meaning “fragrant and bedazzling,” the Chinese word xiangyan refers to the sensual beauty of women and, by extension, eroticism. During the first two decades of the twentieth century, Shanghai's book market saw an explosion of publications with xiangyan...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., 1917–1957 . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 1961 . Hsu, Francis L. K . “ The Problem of Incest Tabu in a North China Village. ” American Anthropologist , n.s., 42 , no. 1 ( 1940 ): 122 – 35 . Huang, Nicole . Women, War, Domesticity: Shanghai Literature and Popular Culture...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 491–508.
Published: 01 September 2022
... cultural production; the globalizing, circulating phenomenon of speculative fiction, especially with the onset of the internet and social media; and the breakers of discontent with Western literature's inadequacy in addressing issues of diversity and multiplicity in relation to race, gender, geopolitics...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 201–204.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Chun-Ting Chang Fiction's Family: Zhan Xi and Zhan Kai, and the Business of Women in Late Qing China Ellen Widmer Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center , 2016 . 329 pp. Copyright © 2019 Lingnan University 2019 In this book examining the transition from traditional...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 315–320.
Published: 01 October 2021
... examines the boundaries of literature as it manifests itself in multiple forms of media and mediation. The Chinese equivalents to “borderland” include expressions such as bianjiang 邊疆, bianchui 邊陲, bianjing 邊境, and biandi 邊地, among others, all denoting the highly contested space in which people...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 366–384.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., evoking cultural and temporal hybridities that fuse social continuity with the threat and promise of change. These rural women singers form a subset of the female characters in modern Chinese literature who serve as symbols of the nation and revolution, 2 depicting boundaries of social...