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The Asian Modern

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines some of the key terms and contextual concerns within East Asia. It attempts to provide a limited genealogy of the “nativizations” of modernity, which it sees as problematic if ... More


The Language of Male Same-Sex Relations in China

Wenqing Kang

in Obsession: Male Same-Sex Relations in China, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099807
eISBN:
9789882207233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099807.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Several Chinese terms were coined in describing male same-sex relations in the period under discussion in this book and as such, it could be assumed that such issues were not unspoken about during ... More


The Panama Syndrome and the Origins of Deep Contradictions

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In a 2010 press conference, Premier Wen Jiabao said that Hong Kong has a number of deep contradictions that had to be tackled. He spoke of five principal issues that Hong Kong had to face in the ... More


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


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