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Author: Sechiyama Kaku

the housework. My girlfriend and I lived together when I was a graduate student. This was also a learning experience. Our life together gave me first-hand experience regarding the demands of feminism. At the time, my income as a part-time teacher at a junior college was very meager – certainly

In: Patriarchy in East Asia
Author: Sechiyama Kaku

housework was a source of economic value, her article asserted that productive labor should not be considered the sole source of value in society and that the housewife absorbed in daily life was a 100% living human being. (See http://femjapan.pbworks.com/w/page/8848002/ Housewife%20Movement). 4 Although

In: Patriarchy in East Asia
Author: Reiko Ogawa

and wartime, therefore, the sea did not serve so much as a boundary but rather facilitated a range of interactions between people living in the littoral zone of the East China Sea. Up until the First Sino-Japanese War (1894–5), there were only a hand- ful of major international conflicts between

In: Hakata
Author: Haosheng Yang

natural life. He stated this approach in the following lines composed in prison:  258 Living a life is the principle of heaven. 生活即天理 No violation from ancient times to the present day. 今古無乖違 Merging yourself into the crowd, 投身眾流中 life will then become boundless. 生命乃無涯258 He also explained: These words

In: A Modernity Set to a Pre-Modern Tune
Author: Haosheng Yang

recognized as an “extraordinary person with extraordinary talent” (qirenqicai 奇人奇才) by his friends, his readers, and scholars of his work. His unusual life was full of drama that mirrored the dynamics of China’s political, social, and cultural movements in the twenti- eth century. He was born into a

In: A Modernity Set to a Pre-Modern Tune
Author: Paul B. Foster

fiction was monetarily motivated. When publisher/editor Bao Tianxiao searched out Xiang in 1922, he found an opium smoker, residing with a dog, a monkey, and a mistress, and got a promise to write a couple of pieces. Those works resulted in an introduction to Shen Zhifang, who was starting a popular

In: East Asian Publishing and Society
Author: Haosheng Yang

literary creativity. As a matter of fact, he started to compose verse in the clas- sical style long before he gained fame as an outstanding writer of modern vernacular fiction. He continued to be motivated by the desire to write old- style poetry until the end of his life. In addition, many of his most

In: A Modernity Set to a Pre-Modern Tune
Author: Haosheng Yang

Duxiu 陳獨秀 (1879–1942), the two most influential leaders of the New Culture Movement. In July 1916, Hu Shi, then completing a doc- toral degree at Columbia University, was motivated by his belief that “Today’s vernacular language is a living language. . . . It is not the deterioration but the

In: A Modernity Set to a Pre-Modern Tune
Author: Haosheng Yang

the poetic and political realms through the voice of the protagonist, the ancient poet-politician Qu Yuan, who is living in exile along the Xiang River. The play describes how Nü Xu 女嬃, a female character, persuades Qu to give up his political ambitions and live a peaceful reclusive life, saying

In: A Modernity Set to a Pre-Modern Tune

, cultural and commercial life. See Yamaga gorui 山鹿語類 4.118–119, 273–277, 289– 466. I thank James McMullen for drawing my attention to Sokō’s citation of the Ritu- als of Zhou. 7 Kasai 1962, 135; Kasai 1960, 248. CHAPTER NINE 282 while they hailed the text as exemplifying a “true” feudal system, the

In: Statecraft and Classical Learning