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Contested Modernities in Chinese Literature

by Charles A. Laughlin

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Chinese literature,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Modernism (Literature),
  • Asian - Chinese,
  • Literary Criticism / Asian / Chinese,
  • China,
  • 20th century,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400491M
    ISBN 101403967822
    ISBN 109781403967824

    Contested Modernities in Chinese Literature Full Description: "This book is a significant gathering of ideas on the subject of modern Chinese literature and culture of the past several years.   CHIN Readings in Modern Chinese I (taught in Chinese) CHIN Readings in Modern Chinese II (taught in Chinese) CHIN Narrative Ethics in Modern China CHIN The City in Modern Chinese Literature and Film CHIN Contemporary Chinese Urban Culture and Arts ASIA H: Senior Honors Thesis I. Publications. Book.

    The book argues that the twenty-first century will be different: with the rise of increasingly powerful non-Western countries, the west will no longer be dominant and there will be many ways of being modern. In this new era of ‘contested modernity’ the central player will be China.   Classical-style poetry constitutes one of the most contested topics in the millennial reappraisal of modern Chinese literature. Ever since the May Fourth era, modern Chinese literature has built on the paradigm that highlights vernacular articulation, Western-style genres, a progressive agenda predicated on revolution and enlightenment, and an “order to mimesis” in the name of : David Der-wei Wang.

    In this groundbreaking book, Sylvia Walby examines the many changing forms of social inequality and their intersectionalities at both country and global levels. She shows how the contest between different modernities and conceptions of progress shape the present and future. The book re-thinks the nature of economy, polity, civil society and. This essay draws on G. A. Cohen’s work on self-ownership to consider the social and ideological consequences of market transition as represented in s Chinese fiction. A close reading of Yu Hua’s novel _Xu Sanguan the Blood Merchant_ () is set.


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Laughlin. "Contested Modernities is a wonderfully diverse collection of essays-ranging in topic from the literature of the Republican era, to post-Mao fiction, theater, and film, to theater and film in Taiwan, to diaspora literature-that will further expand the ever-shifting boundaries of Chinese literary modernity.

This book is a significant gathering of ideas on the subject of modern Chinese literature and culture of the past several years. The essays represent a wide spectrum of new approaches and new areas of subject matter that are changing the landscape of knowledge of modern and contemporary Chinese culture: women's literature, theatre (performance), film, graphic arts, popular literature, as well.

Contested modernities in Chinese literature. [Charles A Laughlin;] -- "Contested Modernities brings together the work of twelve scholars of modern Chinese culture who, from a multiplicity of perspectives, interrogate the myth of modern Chinese culture as a belated or.

ISBN 1–––2 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Contested modernities in Chinese literature / Charles A. Laughlin, editor. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1–––2 1. Chinese literature––20th century––History and criticism.

Modernism (Literature)––China. This book is a significant gathering of ideas on the subject of modern Chinese literature and culture of the past several years.

The essays represent a wide spectrum of new approaches and new areas of subject matter that are changing the landscape of knowledge of modern and contemporary Chinese culture: women’s literature, theatre (performance), film, graphic arts, popular literature, as.

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The Literature of Leisure and Chinese Modernity (University of Hawai’i Press, ). Laughlin also edited Contested Modernities in Chinese Literature (Pal-grave, ). His current research is on discourses of desire in Chinese revolutionary literature. Fang Lu (吕芳) received her Ph.D. in Chinese and comparative literature.

Book review: ‘Contested modernities’ ‘A New Literary History of Modern China’ is a gargantuan work that contains essays from authors, covering literature written in Chinese from the late 18th century to the new millennium By Bradley Winterton / Contributing reporter. Charles A. Laughlin currently works at the Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Virginia.

Charles does research in Literary Theory and World Literatures. Their current project is 'Revolutionary Libido: The Mechanics of Desire in Chinese Revolutionary and Socialist Fiction and Film, '.

The latter is addressed directly in the first and largest subdivision of the book, under the heading, “States of Modernities.” The anthology opens with Jenny Kwok Wah Lau’s essay, “Globalization and Youth Culture: The Chinese Sixth-Generation Films at the Dawn of the New Century.”.

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Charles Laughlin, editor. New York: Palgrave, Contested Modernities in Chinese Literature Through an exploration of a wide range of literary and visual texts, 12 American academics critically examine the myth of modern Chinese culture as a belated or diluted form of the Western experience of modernity.

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Laughlin. Chinese Modernity (), and editor of Contested Modernities in Chinese Literature (). liu kang is Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies and Director of the Programme in Chinese Media and Communication Studies, Duke University.

He is the author of eight books, including Aesthetics. In response to the call to reexamine the boundaries that circumscribe and define “modern Chinese literature”, this chapter considers the geographic and linguistic parameters of this field. 1 Traditional distinctions between “Chinese literature” and “Asian American literature” rely on geographic, linguistic, and disciplinary divisions: the former being literature produced in China, written in the Chinese Cited by: 2.

With each article Hsia explored a new entryway to the network of Chinese literary traditions and modernities, and as such he has continuously rewritten the paradigm of Chinese literature he helped establish in the early sixties.

These articles were collected and published in as C. T. Hsia on Chinese Literature.The book argues that the twenty-first century will be different: with the rise of increasingly powerful non-Western countries, the west will no longer be dominant and there will be many ways of being modern.

In this new era of ‘contested modernity’ the central player will be : Martin Jacques.