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New Cosmopolitanisms: South Asians in the US

Gita Rajan and Shailja Sharma (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752800
eISBN:
9780804767842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752800.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book offers an in-depth look at the ways in which technology, travel, and globalization have altered traditional patterns of immigration for South Asians who live and work in the United States, ... More


Worlds Within: National Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

Vilashini Cooppan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754903
eISBN:
9780804772501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754903.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book tracks the changing forms of novels and nations against a long, postcolonial twentieth century. While globalization has sometimes been understood as superseding national borders, the book ... More


Introduction

in From Ah Q to Lei Feng: Freud and Revolutionary Spirit in 20th Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700757
eISBN:
9780804769822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700757.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) theorized an unconscious in which repressed sexual desire continually influences nearly every aspect of life. This combination of the unconscious and repressed sexual desire ... More


Freudian Obsessions

in From Ah Q to Lei Feng: Freud and Revolutionary Spirit in 20th Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700757
eISBN:
9780804769822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700757.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Central to Sigmund Freud's psychoanalysis is the notion that the real cause of anxiety and trauma lies in the unconscious. For Freud, sexual desire is an essential quality of the unconscious to which ... More


Psychology and Freudian Sexual Theory in Early 20th Century China

in From Ah Q to Lei Feng: Freud and Revolutionary Spirit in 20th Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700757
eISBN:
9780804769822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700757.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Modern psychology first came into China through a context of educational reform. The work of Kubota Sadanori, Hattori Unokichi, Joseph Haven, Ruric Nevel Roark, and Harald Höffding provided the ... More


Extracting Revolutionary Spirit: Jiang Wen's In the Heat of the Sun and Anchee Min's Red Azalea

in From Ah Q to Lei Feng: Freud and Revolutionary Spirit in 20th Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700757
eISBN:
9780804769822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700757.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the work of filmmaker Jiang Wen, In the Heat of the Sun (1994), and expatriate writer Anchee Min, Red Azalea (1994). Both Jiang Wen and Anchee Min link sexual desire with the ... More


The Workspace of a New Age Maoist: He Jianjun's The Postman

in From Ah Q to Lei Feng: Freud and Revolutionary Spirit in 20th Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700757
eISBN:
9780804769822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700757.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines He Jianjun's (He Yi) 1995 film The Postman, whose theme and aesthetics depend on a gendered narrative of labor. One important aspect of this gendered story is the film's ... More


The Milk You All Drank: Gender and Social Aspiration in Chikyōdai

in An Age of Melodrama: Family, Gender, and Social Hierarchy in the Turn-of-the-Century Japanese Novel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757775
eISBN:
9780804779623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757775.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how adoptions refract the Meiji ideology of the ie-seido in Kikuchi Yūhō's Chikyōdai, particularly in terms of the complications raised by gender and social hierarchy. It ... More


I'll Be Doing the Giving: The Traffic in Women and Men in Gubijinsō

in An Age of Melodrama: Family, Gender, and Social Hierarchy in the Turn-of-the-Century Japanese Novel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757775
eISBN:
9780804779623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757775.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the treatment of the issues of marriage and family succession in Natsume Sōseki's Gubijinsō. It explains that this novel focused on themes rooted in contemporary social ... More


Suffering Through Japanese Culturalism: Tanizaki's Aesthetic Essays and the Inexorable Western Superego

in This Perversion Called Love: Reading Tanizaki, Feminist Theory, and Freud

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762335
eISBN:
9780804772518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762335.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the intellectual climate of Japan in the 1930s through an analysis of three of Tanizaki Jun'ichirō's essays about Japanese aesthetics and cultural values. These works include ... More


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