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Passing the Light: The Incense Light Community and Buddhist Nuns in Contemporary Taiwan

Chün-fang Yü

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836580
eISBN:
9780824871086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836580.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The term “revival” has been used to describe the resurgent vitality of Buddhism in Taiwan. Particularly impressive is the quality and size of the nun's order: Taiwanese nuns today are highly educated ... More


Cries of Joy, Songs of Sorrow: Chinese Pop Music and Its Cultural Connotations

Marc L. Moskowitz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833695
eISBN:
9780824870812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833695.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since the mid-1990s, Taiwan's unique brand of Mandopop (Mandarin Chinese-language pop music) has dictated the musical tastes of the mainland and the rest of Chinese-speaking Asia. This book explores ... More


Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America

Albert L. Park and David K. Yoo (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839475
eISBN:
9780824869731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839475.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The story of Catholicism and Protestantism in China, Japan, and Korea has been told in great detail. Less evident, however, are studies that contextualize Christianity within the larger economic, ... More


In Transit: The Formation of a Colonial East Asian Cultural Sphere

Faye Yuan Kleeman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838607
eISBN:
9780824871482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838607.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the creation of an East Asian cultural sphere by the Japanese imperial project in the first half of the twentieth century. It seeks to re-read the “Greater East Asian Co-prosperity ... More


Contemporary Sino-French Cinemas: Absent Fathers, Banned Books, and Red Balloons

Michelle E. Bloom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851583
eISBN:
9780824868291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851583.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Although cinema has been transnational since its inception, contemporary Sino-French film exemplifies the cinematic hybridity of the contemporary age of globalization. The Sino-French comprises ... More


Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film

Bert Mittchell Scruggs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851620
eISBN:
9780824868055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851620.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film is a study of colonial Taiwanese fiction, its translation from Japanese to Chinese, and films produced during and about ... More


Adapted for the Screen: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Fiction and Film

Hsiu-Chuang Deppman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833732
eISBN:
9780824870782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833732.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Contemporary Chinese films are popular with audiences worldwide, but a key reason for their success has gone unnoticed: many of the films are adapted from brilliant literary works. This book is the ... More


Koxinga and His Maritime Regime in the Popular Historical Writings of Post–Cold War Taiwan

Peter Kang

in Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852764
eISBN:
9780824869021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852764.003.0016
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how history books written for the general public have changed their interpretation of Koxinga and his maritime regime after the lifting of martial law in Taiwan. It considers ... More


The Ideal Woman?: The “Zweig-Style Female Figures” in Post-Mao China

Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle

in China's Stefan Zweig: The Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Reception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824872083
eISBN:
9780824876852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872083.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Zweig’s female protagonists have become famous in China as the “Zweig-style female figures” (Ciweige shi de nüxing xingxiang). Chapter Five asks what role the portrayal of femininity has played in ... More


Formosa Betrayed: Transnational Politics and Taiwanese American Identity

Chih-Ming Wang

in Transpacific Articulations: Student Migration and the Remaking of Asian America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836429
eISBN:
9780824871055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836429.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the Taiwan independence movement (Taiwan duli yundong, referred to as Taidu hereafter) which, like Baodiao, is another instance of Asia's Cold War agitations that challenged ... More


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