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Realm of Shadows and Dreams: Theatrical and Fictional Lyricism in Early Qing Literature
Early twentieth-century Chinese literary critics create a model of literary development that highlights leading genres for each dynasty. For the Ming and the Qing dynasties, these are drama and fiction. This model relegates ...
A Jester with Chameleon Faces: Laughter and Comedy in North Korea, 1953-1969
This dissertation is a study of ordinary North Korean people who have persevered in the face of tremendous social, political, and economic trials throughout their country's modern history and a tribute to their unflagging ...
The Civilizing Project in Medieval Korea: Neo-Classicism, Nativism, and Figurations of Power
This dissertation examines the adoption and maturing of a neoclassical form of Confucianism in medieval Korea (875-1545) in relation to the long and complex roads to building a centralizing aristocratic order. In the tenth ...
Carbon Technocracy: East Asian Energy Regimes and the Industrial Modern, 1900-1957
Carbon Technocracy argues for the centrality of fossil fuel energy to the making of global industrial modernity and to the emergence of East Asian technocratic imaginaries in the first half of the twentieth century. It ...