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Chinese and Japanese Studies

Anne Birrell

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines British work on Chinese and Japanese studies. It explains that for a significant part of the twentieth century British sinologists have been trendsetters worldwide in the field ... More


Visuality and Identity: Sinophone Articulations across the Pacific

Shu-mei Shih

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520224513
eISBN:
9780520940154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224513.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book inaugurates the field of Sinophone studies in this vanguard excursion into sophisticated cultural criticism situated at the intersections of Chinese studies, Asian American studies, ... More


Space of Scholarship: Trans/National and Comparative Studies

Yingjin Zhang

in Cinema, Space, and Polylocality in a Globalizing China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833374
eISBN:
9780824870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833374.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the scale of the national used to occupy the central attention in film studies and argues that the resulting myth of a unified national cinema in a given nation-state must be ... More


Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Paul Ropp (ed.)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064409
eISBN:
9780520908932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064409.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The thirteen chapters in this volume, all by experts in the field of Chinese studies, reflect the diversity of approaches scholars follow in the study of China's past. Together they reveal the depth ... More


Introduction

Patricia Buckley Ebrey

in Marriage and Inequality in Chinese Society

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069305
eISBN:
9780520910454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069305.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the relation between marriage and social, political, and economic inequalities. Inequality has not been a neglected ... More


Introduction

Michel Hockx

in Internet Literature in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160827
eISBN:
9780231538534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160827.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the basic features of Internet literature in China—it is Chinese-language writing, either in established literary genres or in innovative ... More


The Hangover after the Handover: Things, Places and Cultural Icons in Hong Kong

Helena Y.W. Wu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621952
eISBN:
9781800341661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621952.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As a former British colony (1842-1997) and now a Special Administrative Region (from 1997 onwards) practicing the “One Country Two Systems” policy with the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong has ... More


James Ross and Song Lihong (eds.), The Image of Jews in Contemporary China. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 216. 244 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book The Image of Jews in Contemporary China (2016), edited by James Ross and Song Lihong. The Image of Jews in Contemporary China includes philosophical reflections, Kaifeng ... More


Chinese Linguistics: An Introduction

Giorgio Francesco Arcodia and Bianca Basciano

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198847830
eISBN:
9780191882463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847830.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

Chinese linguistics, broadly understood as the scientific study of Sinitic languages and other languages of China, may be regarded both as an established and as an emerging subfield of linguistics ... More


Introduction: History, or What Remains in the Present

Eileen J. Cheng

in Literary Remains: Death, Trauma, and Lu Xun's Refusal to Mourn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835958
eISBN:
9780824870867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835958.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter describes how Lu Xun's literary encounter with the modern world involved a sustained engagement with the past. His creative writings—fragmented and sometimes bizarrely ... More


Transnational Representations: The State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 70s

James Wicks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208500
eISBN:
9789888313204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208500.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Transnational Representations focuses on a neglected period in Taiwan film scholarship: the golden age of the 1960s and 1970s, which saw innovations in plot, theme and genre as directors highlighted ... More


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