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Literature, modernity, and the practice of resistance

Margaret Hillenbrand

Literature, modernity, and the practice of resistance

Japanese and Taiwanese fiction, 1960-1990

by Margaret Hillenbrand

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Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English


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Statementby Margaret Hillenbrand.
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LC ClassificationsPL
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 357 p. ;
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22749910M
ISBN 109004154787

This groundbreaking book marries theory and practice, tackling the problem head-on, with both realism and political imagination.' - Susan George 'Both world globalization and the complex reality are intelligently contested in this fascinating volume of studies of contemporary : Paperback. There is a very wide range of ways that resistance has been conceptualized in sociological literature. Hollander and Einwohner () reviewed hundreds of articles and found that given the multitude of ways that scholars define resistance, there are two basic, essential elements that define resistance: action and opposition.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Modernity: Meaning, Definition and Aspects of Modernity! Generally, the meaning of modernity is associated with the sweeping changes that took place in the society and particularly in the fields of art and literature, between the late s and the beginning of Second World War. There is, however, no clear demarcation by date, and although [ ]. history of theory and practice. This bibliographic essay outlines the contours of this tradition, beginning with its roots in the more general theory of resistance to tyranny; it then explores the theory and practice of nonviolent resistance and its implications for classical liberal social theory.

Disordered Bodies and Disrupted Borders examines the profound effects of warfare and imperialism on twentieth century British Literature, focusing on several twentieth century authors' representations of the human body as a political text, specifically as a material/theoretical text of resistance to the dominant ideology of warfare and imperialism.. The authors discussed often Cited by: 2. 'Resistance book 1', est le premier d'une BD trilogique. Le deuxième volume est paru au début de l'été Purvis met la dernière main à ce qui deviendra le 3è tome. Pour la France, la Seconde Guerre Mondiale représente un traumatisme énorme/5(14).


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: Literature, Modernity, and the Practice of Resistance (China Literature (): Hillenbrand, M.: BooksCited by: 2. This book is a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary study which compares responses to modernity in the literary cultures of Japan and Taiwan, Moving beyond the East-West framework that has traditionally dominated comparative enquiry, the volume sets out to explore contemporary East Asian literature on its own terms.

As such, it belongs to the newly emerging area of inter. In Literature, Modernity, and the Practice of Resistance: Japanese and Taiwanese Fiction,Margaret Hillenbrand argues convincingly for a regionalist approach to the study of East Asian literature, provides nuanced, fresh readings of authors as disparate as Huang Chunming and Yoshimoto Banana, and clears discursive space for scholars and critics of Chinese, Taiwanese.

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In Literature, Modernity, and the Practice of Resistance, Margaret Hillenbrand undertakes a comparative study of Japanese and Taiwanese fiction in the second half of the twentieth century, and her focus lies in East Asia’s pursuit of modernity and its discontents.

For Hillenbrand, East Asian modernity is not merely a given based on Western models; rather, it. (DOC) Literature, Modernity, and the Practice of Resistance: Japanese and Taiwanese Fiction, | Margaret Hillenbrand - is a platform for.

Literature and Modernity: to the present Contact us This taught Masters programme considers the ways literature since has sought to change and ‘modernise’ itself, in the context of wider developments of modernity characterising the age. Book Description In a major reinterpretation, Resisting History reveals that women, as subjects of writing and as writing subjects themselves, played a far more important role in shaping the landscape of modernism than has been previously by:   Literature, Modernity, and the Practice of Resistance Japanese and Taiwanese Fiction, Series: China Studies, Volume: 11Author: M.

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And yet, this book /5. One of the questions we started this conversation with was resistance literature. I actually think that my definition of resistance literature is that it is a very site and history specific literature.

Resistance literature was written in the context of organized resistance movements and national liberation struggles. this book, Gao critiqued various techniques used in Western literature and film but virtually unknown in Chinese literature, like flashbacks and stream of consciousness, and suggested they could enrich the Chinese novel.

He was blacklisted as a reactionary promoter of the capitalist West's decadent modernist literature. Cornell University Press fosters a culture of broad and sustained inquiry through the publication of scholarship that is engaged, influential, and of lasting significance.

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This passage is quoted in Tess Lewis’s “Literature as Resistance,” an essay that bears rereading. She tracks how Nobel Prize winner Gao Xingjian refused to write following the Chinese Communist Party’s socialist realist guidelines, choosing instead to destroy all his writings and live undercover with peasants in a remote province.

The four Part I selections constitute an informal survey of the views of myth and ritual taken by disciplines other than literature. In Part II the first six essays relate the concept of myth and ritual to general literary theory, while the final three evaluate the uses of myth in critical theory and practice.

Resistance Literature book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(30).Modernity, a topic in the humanities and social sciences, is both a historical period (the modern era), as well as the ensemble of particular socio-cultural norms, attitudes and practices that arose in the wake of the Renaissance—in the "Age of Reason" of 17th-century thought and the 18th-century "Enlightenment".Some commentators consider the era of modernity to have ended by .Resistance theory is an aspect of political thought, discussing the basis on which constituted authority may be resisted, by individuals or groups.

In the European context it came to prominence as a consequence of the religious divisions in the early modern period that followed the Protestant ance theories could justify disobedience on religious .