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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


Return to the Brush: The Polarization of the Chinese and Japanese Literary Communities in the 1930s

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/9789622099289.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter classifies the choices that each of the writers made in the face of the tensions in the late thirties that led to outright war. The paths that writers trod in the late 1930s, ranging ... More


Introduction to the Original Text

Jane Marcus

Jean Mills (ed.)

in Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979299
eISBN:
9781800341487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979299.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Jane Marcus outlines her methodology and focus on Nancy Cunard as a poet, contextualizing Cunard’s involvement in the poetry scene with canonical figures of modernism, such as T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, ... More


Revolutionaries, Rebels, and Activists

Janja A. Lalich

in Bounded Choice: True Believers and Charismatic Cults

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231948
eISBN:
9780520937512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231948.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter provides a brief description and discussion of the leftist milieu of the early 1970s, the period when the Democratic Workers Party (DWP) was formed as a part of the New Communist ... More


Luo Tuosheng and Manchukuo Literature: The Literary Endeavours of a Manchukuo Student in Imperial Japan

Ōkubo Akio

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter utilizes newly discovered historical records and literary materials from China and Japan to investigate questions about Luo Tuosheng, a Manchukuo overseas student in imperial Japan, ... More


China’s Arrival in Latin America

David B. H. Denoon

in China, The United States, and the Future of Latin America: U.S.-China Relations, Volume III

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479899289
eISBN:
9781479811588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899289.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter lays out the basic themes of the book and examines the commercial and strategic interests of U.S. and China in Latin America. China has become the largest trading partner for more than ... More


The Immediatism of Everyday Life

John D. French

in Lula and His Politics of Cunning: From Metalworker to President of Brazil

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469655765
eISBN:
9781469655789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655765.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter highlights elements of Lula’s background and personality, including soccer, while using his experience between the ages of eighteen and twenty-three to explore the complexities of ... More


The Awakening: Guerrilla Comandantes before the Civil War

Erik Ching

in Stories of Civil War in El Salvador: A Battle over Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628660
eISBN:
9781469628684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628660.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter looks at the third of four memory communities that dominate the public discourse of collective memory about the civil war in El Salvador. This third group, comprised of former guerrilla ... More


Nuclear disarmament, the New Left – and the case of E.P. Thompson

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310256
eISBN:
9781846312557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310256.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the emergence of a mass movement for nuclear disarmament. The nuclear disarmament movement began to mobilize with the British government's announcement in 1957 that it was to ... More


Why Documentary Filmmakers Keep Trying to Change the World, or Why People Changing the World Keep Making Documentaries (1984)

Thomas Waugh

in The Right to Play Oneself: Looking Back on Documentary Film

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645862
eISBN:
9781452945859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645862.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces the works of Soviet film director Dziga Vertov, a pioneer in early cinema whose works influenced the cinéma vérité style of documentary filmmaking. Ever since Vertov first ... More


Baldwin’s Life on the Left: From New York Intellectual to Disturber of the Peace

Douglas Field

in All Those Strangers: The Art and Lives of James Baldwin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384150
eISBN:
9780199384181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384150.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 1 examines Baldwin’s early book reviews in magazines associated with the New York Intellectuals (Nation, Commentary, and New Leader) in order to argue that his early work and dalliance with ... More


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