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Orthodox Prose Poetry: Ke Lan and Guo Feng 当代正统散文诗: 柯蓝与郭凤‎

Nick Admussen

in Recite and Refuse: Contemporary Chinese Prose Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856526
eISBN:
9780824873011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856526.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter opens by studying the two most seminal prose poets of the 1950s, Ke Lan and Guo Feng. It shows that by faithfully ventriloquizing state socialism, they effectively subjectivize it, ... More


Racial Playgrounds: Illusion and Danger in Don Lee’s Country of Origin

Monica Chiu

in Scrutinized!: Surveillance in Asian North American Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838423
eISBN:
9780824869588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838423.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores two types of racial playgrounds that operate through necessary themes of illusion to entertain their clients—Chinatowns and hostess bars—through an analysis of Don Lee's ... More


Drawing the Line: Putting Spatial History into Practice

Paul Carter

in Dark Writing: Geography, Performance, Design

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832469
eISBN:
9780824868949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832469.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses two theories of creativity that struggle with the incapacity of logical thinking to think change. Toward the end of his life, the philosopher of phenomenology, Edmund Husserl, ... More


Origins and Orality

Raylene Ramsay (ed.)

in Nights of Storytelling: A Cultural History of Kanaky-New Caledonia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832223
eISBN:
9780824871284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832223.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Kanak peoples of New Caledonia have transmitted their values, history, customs, relationships, and collective wisdom from generation to generation through their oral traditions. Kanak “myths,” or ... More


Alibis

Herman Ooms

in Imperial Politics and Symbolics in Ancient Japan: The Tenmu Dynasty, 650-800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832353
eISBN:
9780824869281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832353.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the alibis—one of which is divine origin—that were devised for Tenmu and his successors to provide their exercise of power with an otherwordly status. Tenmu is portrayed in ... More


Articulations

Herman Ooms

in Imperial Politics and Symbolics in Ancient Japan: The Tenmu Dynasty, 650-800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832353
eISBN:
9780824869281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832353.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on a number of Daoist signs that Tenmu marshaled to articulate a supernatural aura for his rulership. A court ceremony, later known as the Festival for Appeasing the Spirits ... More


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