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Saving Self and Nation The New Culture Movement’s Family-Reform Discourse

Susan L. Glosser

in Chinese Visions of Family and State, 1915-1953

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227293
eISBN:
9780520926394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227293.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The New Culture Movement's drive to a family reform reveals that the primary impetus of the family revolution was the search of young, urban males for a new identity in modernizing and ... More


Between the Old Culture and the New

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Most of the radical ideas that captured the imagination of China's progressive intellectuals during the New Culture Movement began to crystallize after the catastrophic Second Revolution among a ... More


Lao She in London

Anne Witchard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139606
eISBN:
9789882208643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139606.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Lao She's life and work have been the subject of volumes of critique, analysis and study. However, the four years the aspiring writer spent in London between 1924 and 1929 have largely been ... More


Chinese Visions of Family and State, 1915-1953

Susan Glosser

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227293
eISBN:
9780520926394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227293.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

At the dawn of the twentieth century, China's sovereignty was fragile at best. In the face of international pressure and domestic upheaval, young urban radicals—desperate for reforms that would save ... More


Becoming Wang Jingxuan

Michael Gibbs Hill

in Lin Shu, Inc.: Translation and the Making of Modern Chinese Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892884
eISBN:
9780199980062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892884.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Taking the infamous “Wang Jingxuan” hoax as its focus, this chapter revisits Lin’s conflicts with younger intellectuals, especially those associated with the journals New Youth (Xin qingnian), Weekly ... More


Introducing Zweig in Turbulent Times: From the New Culture Movement to Illegal Communist Propaganda

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/9780824872083.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Stefan Zweig’s works were first introduced in Republican China after the fall of the Qing Empire (1644-1911) during a period of transition, re-orientation, and civil war. This chapter focuses on two ... More


A Fractured Landscape

Albert Monshan Wu

in From Christ to Confucius: German Missionaries, Chinese Christians, and the Globalization of Christianity, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217070
eISBN:
9780300225266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217070.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines how the First World War devastated the missionary work of both the SVD and the BMS. The war humbled both missionary societies, and this chapter narrates how missionaries tried ... More


Falling in Love with Confucius

Albert Monshan Wu

in From Christ to Confucius: German Missionaries, Chinese Christians, and the Globalization of Christianity, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217070
eISBN:
9780300225266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217070.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter serves as the narrative hinge of the book. It examines how the once theologically conservative and vehemently anti-Confucian German missionaries came to grips with Confucianism in the ... More


Fruits of the Spirit

Albert Monshan Wu

in From Christ to Confucius: German Missionaries, Chinese Christians, and the Globalization of Christianity, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217070
eISBN:
9780300225266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217070.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines and compares the lives of two Chinese Christians, Ling Deyuan and Chen Yuan, who worked with the BMS and the SVD. Their stories illustrate the narrowing political options that ... More


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