Publication of September 2018 issue of Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies -- “Contested Modernity: Place, Space and Culture”

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Poster:Ping-jung HoPost date:2018-09-30

Dear colleagues,

We take great pleasure in announcing the publication of the September 2018 issue of Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, “Contested Modernity: Place, Space and Culture.” This special issue features one speech and six research articles. There are also five research articles on general topics. All articles are available on our website; for more information please visit http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/.

Mary Goodwin and Aaron Deveson
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

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Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Vol. 44 No. 2 (September 2018)


Special Issue “Contested Modernity: Place, Space and Culture”






Cultural Diversity and the Ideal of Progress / Yi-Fu Tuan






Mapping Formosa: Settler Colonial Cartography in Taiwan Cinema in the 1950s / Lin-chin Tsai




Pastoral Place and Violence in Contemporary British Fiction / John Armstrong




Fear and Love in the Tide Country: Affect, Environment, and Encounters in Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide / Shu-ching Chen




Spatial Representation in Three Detective Fiction Subgenres / Zi-Ling Yan




Rewriting the Bildungsroman and the Rise of Detective Fiction in The Moonstone / Ilsu Sohn




Cooling China’s Body: Herbal Cooling Tea and Cultural Regionalism in Post-SARS China / Tsung-Yi Michelle Huang, Szu-Yun Hsu, and Chun-Kai Woo




Literary and Cultural Criticism


Sexual/Textual Tendencies in Shyam Selvadurai’s Funny Boy / Louis Lo




Antiphilosophy, Philosophy, and Love: Reading of “Tony Takitani” by Murakami Haruki / Youngjin Park




Song of Ariran and the Question of Translation / Suk Kim




Ungendered Narrative: A New Genre in the Making / Khuman Bhagirath Jetubhai and Madhumita Ghosal




“Sindoan”: Dissident Memories of Modern Korean History in a Cinematic Revision of Korean Minjung Art / Kyoung-Lae Kang and Hyejong Yoo




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