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Rhetoric as Self-Cultivation: A Question of Language

Holloway Kenneth W.

in Guodian: The Newly Discovered Seeds of Chinese Religious and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371451
eISBN:
9780199870653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371451.003.004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter provides a nuanced study of the relationship between “The Five Aspects of Conduct” and Mencius. In “The Five Aspects of Conduct,” This chapter is an important part of self-cultivation, ... More


Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

SanSan Kwan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Kinesthetic City takes as its premise the idea that moving bodies, place, history, and identity are mutually productive. Analyzing both everyday movement and contemporary concert dance ... More


The Quest for Ecstatic Morality in Early China

Kenneth W. Holloway

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744824
eISBN:
9780199979400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744824.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The recently excavated Guodian manuscript “Xing zi mingchu” understands morality as something that is inherently expansive and not restrictive. Dating from China’s Warring States Period, this text ... More


Jin Xing: China's Transsexual Star of Dance

Gloria Davies and M. E. Davies

in Celebrity in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090873
eISBN:
9789882206670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090873.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter analyzes publications about Jin Xing for what they reveal of the cultural values, assumptions, and expectations that accompany the construction of her celebrity status in contemporary ... More


Xunzi

Paul R. Goldin

in The Art of Chinese Philosophy: Eight Classical Texts and How to Read Them

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691200798
eISBN:
9780691200811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200798.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter turns to Xunzi, one of the most popular philosophers throughout East Asia. He has been the subject of more books published in English over the past two decades than any other Chinese ... More


The Poetics of Repetition in English and Chinese Lyric Poetry

Cecile Sun

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226780207
eISBN:
9780226780221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226780221.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

For more than half a century, Chinese-Western comparative literature has been recognized as a formal academic discipline, but critics and scholars in the field have done little to develop a viable, ... More


Two Stage Brothers:: Tracing a Common Heritage in Xie Jin and Li Xing’s Early 1960s Films

James Wicks

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208500
eISBN:
9789888313204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208500.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The second chapter proposes that the most important link between Mainland Chinese director Xie Jin and Taiwan director Li Xing’s films during the Cold War was the influence of Shanghai’s film ... More


Gender Negotiation in Song Cunshou’s Story of Mother and Taiwan Cinema of the Early 1970s

James Wicks

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208500
eISBN:
9789888313204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208500.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the representation of gender identity and negotiation in Song Cunshou’s Story of Mother (1972) in order to make two primary observations. First, this early 1970s wenyi, or ... More


The Covert Mode of Repetition: Sense

Cecile Chu-chin Sun

in The Poetics of Repetition in English and Chinese Lyric Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226780207
eISBN:
9780226780221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226780221.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the covert mode of repetition, examining poems from both traditions by studying the repetition of the sense of a poem along the axes of metaphor (the tenor-vehicle ... More


Mimesis and Xing

Cecile Chu-chin Sun

in The Poetics of Repetition in English and Chinese Lyric Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226780207
eISBN:
9780226780221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226780221.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the covert repetition by probing the underlying concepts operative in the tenor-vehicle relationship and the “feeling-scene” relationship in terms of mimesis and xing. Xing is a ... More


Qing Confucianism

Ying-shih Yü and Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke, Michael S. Duke, Josephine Chiu-Duke, and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This survey of Qing dynasty (1644-1911) Confucianism describes the process of intellectual change from Song-Ming Neo-Confucianism with its metaphysical questions to the classical scholarship that ... More


Decentralizing Control and Naturalizing Cosmic Agency: Bodily Conformism and Individualism

Erica Fox Brindley

in Individualism in Early China: Human Agency and the Self in Thought and Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833862
eISBN:
9780824870768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833862.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines fourth-century BCE writings that address bodily conformism at a more universal level. Zhuangzi in particular spoke of spiritual attainment in terms of the relatively ... More


Two Prongs of the Debate: Bodily Agencies vs. Claims for Institutional Controls

Erica Fox Brindley

in Individualism in Early China: Human Agency and the Self in Thought and Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833862
eISBN:
9780824870768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833862.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines debates about xing dating from the third and second centuries BCE. These debates generally presented two basic orientations on human agency: “internal,” individualistic ... More


The Sinitic Encounter

Hugh R. Clark

in The Sinitic Encounter in Southeast China through the First Millennium CE

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851606
eISBN:
9780824868406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851606.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Six picks up where Five left off with an overview of the encounter between the indigenous inhabitants of southern Fujian and the sinitic immigrants. Thhe chapter focuses on four “encounter ... More


The Pregnant Nude and Photographic Representation

Shuqin Cui

in Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the pregnant nude in Chinese art. First, it examines how Yu Hong's Witness to Growth and Xing Danwen's Born with the Revolution use the pregnant body as a witness to ... More


From Ruin Aesthetics to Urban Narratives

Shuqin Cui

in Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The most striking thing about China's rapid transformation from state-socialism to state-capitalism is the changing landscape of urban space. The radical process of urbanization generates a dialectic ... More


The Role of Nature in a World of Friction

Kenneth W. Holloway

in The Quest for Ecstatic Morality in Early China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744824
eISBN:
9780199979400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744824.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores the immanent level of the “Xing zi mingchu” to clarify the tension between acting morally and being hated, as was introduced in the first chapter of this book. The analysis ... More


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