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Of Scars and National Memory

David Der-wei Wang

in The Monster That Is History: History, Violence, and Fictional Writing in Twentieth-Century China

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231405
eISBN:
9780520937246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231405.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the volatile circumstances of the 1950s, when Chinese writers from the two sides of the Taiwan Straits were engaged in reforging the nation's past and future. It reviews the ... More


Lu Xun, Cultural Internationalism, Leftist Periodicals and Literary Translation in the 1930s

Shuang Shen

in China Abroad: Travels, Subjects, Spaces

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099456
eISBN:
9789882206687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099456.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses only on the translation projects related to the political history of internationalism, because, through practices such as collaboration and reprinting, the anglophone ... More


The Allure of the White Birch School to May Fourth Writers

Christopher T. Keaveney

in Beyond Brushtalk: Sino-Japanese Literary Exchange in the Interwar Period

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099289
eISBN:
9789882206656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099289.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the impact of Japan's White Birch School (Shirakabaha) on the contemporary Chinese literary world. The White Birch School was one of the best organized and ideologically ... More


Beyond Brushtalk: Sino-Japanese Literary Exchange in the Interwar Period

Christopher T. Keaveney

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099289
eISBN:
9789882206656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099289.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book explores interactions between Japanese and Chinese writers during the golden age of such exchange, 1919 to 1937. During this period, there were unprecedented opportunities for exchange ... More


The Confucian Tradition in Chinese History

Paul S. Ropp

in Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064409
eISBN:
9780520908932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064409.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at how certain influential early Chinese and Greek political writers treated the problem of balancing the rule of man with the rule of law. The laws of the earliest-known rulers, ... More


Picturing the Specter of History: Zhang Ailing’s Visual Practice

Xiaojue Wang

in On Writing with Photography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674695
eISBN:
9781452947518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674695.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes how visual images of the female body are activated within public and private histories through a description of Zhang Ailing’s photographic work. Ailing embraced the spectral ... More


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