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Representing atrocity in Taiwan

Sylvia Li-chun Lin

Representing atrocity in Taiwan

the 2/28 incident and white terror in fiction and film

by Sylvia Li-chun Lin

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taiwan -- History -- February Twenty Eighth Incident, 1947,
  • Taiwan -- History -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titles2/28 incident and white terror in fiction and film
    StatementSylvia Li-chun Lin.
    SeriesGlobal Chinese culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS799.823 .L57 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17963618M
    ISBN 109780231143608, 9780231512817
    LC Control Number2007023259

      I arrived in Taipei, Taiwan, as The Sankei Shimbun bureau chief in January , shortly after the outbreak of the Gulf War. Lee Teng-hui () had already been president of the Republic of China (ROC) for three years. He assumed that position after the death of his predecessor Chiang Ching-kuo (), son of Chiang Kai-shek ().   Burning the Books and Killing the Scholars: Representing the Atrocities of the First Emperor of China. This talk will examine how these atrocities have been portrayed in literature, monuments, and pictorial art from the Han Dynasty to the Cultural Revolution, with special focus on the political motivations behind these representations.

    About the Book. Understanding Atrocities is a wide-ranging collection of essays bridging scholarly and community-based efforts to understand and respond to the global, transhistorical problem of genocide. The essays in this volume investigate how evolving, contemporary views on mass atrocity frame and complicate the possibilities for the understanding and prevention of genocide. Esta página foi editada pela última vez às 04h32min de 9 de julho de Este texto é disponibilizado nos termos da licença Atribuição-CompartilhaIgual Não Adaptada (CC BY-SA ) da Creative Commons; pode estar sujeito a condições mais detalhes, consulte as condições de utilização.; Política de privacidade.

    Silvia Lin's book on literature and film that represent the political repression of the Kuomintang-backed February 28th Incident of , slaughtering an estimated 15 to 30 thousand and silencing a generation of showing how attitudes toward atrocity in Taiwan's recent past are affected and. This book explores how the experience of war and related atrocities tend to be visually expressed and how such articulations and representations are circulated and consumed. Each chapter examines how an image can contribute to a richer understanding of the experience of war and atrocity.


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Sylvia Li-chun Lin is the Notre Dame Assistant Professor of Chinese at the University of Notre Dame. Her research interests include Republican culture and literary journals, language and identity in Taiwan, and commemoration of by: Representing Atrocity in Taiwan.

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Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio. Book. Representing Atrocity in Taiwan Details Author(s): Sylvia Lin Publisher: Columbia University Press eISBN: Subjects: History. Representing Atrocity in Taiwan opens up a new venue for research on Taiwan’s national and ethnic identity politics.

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Representing Atrocity in Taiwan. Book Description: InTaiwan was placed under the administrative control of the Republic of China, and after two years, accusations of corruption and a failing economy sparked a local protest that was brutally quashed by the Kuomintang government.

The February Twenty-Eighth (or 2/28) Incident led to four. Representing Atrocity in Taiwan. by Sylvia Lin, Ph.D. Global Chinese Culture. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book.

Rate it Brand: Columbia University Press. Sylvia Li-chun Lin. Date: 29 July Time: PM Finishes: 29 July Time: PM Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: KLT Type of Event: Special Lecture Abstract.

In the heyday of anti-Communist hysteria in Taiwan ruled by Chiang Kai-shek’s Nationalist government, an estimated twenty thousand people suspected of subverting the government were tried in secret military.

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$Michael. InTaiwan was placed under the administrative control of the Republic of China, and after two years, accusations of corruption and a failing economy sparked a local protest that was brutally quashed by the Kuomintang government. The February Twenty-Eighth (or 2/28) Incident led to Author: Sylvia Lin.

Both texts deal with the lives of Jiang Biyu and Zhong Haodong and raise important issues in representing atrocity: artificiality versus authenticity in rendering the past, portrayal of victims, and tenuous connections to the past under a totalitarian rule. Liao Ping-hui is professor of general literature at National Tsinghua University in Taiwan.

He is the author of nine books in Chinese and the coeditor of Blackwell's International Cultural Studies (). David Der-wei Wang is the Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature at Harvard University and the director of the CCK Foundation Inter-University Center for s: 2.

Time period. The term "White Terror" in its broadest meaning refers to the entire period from to AroundTaiwanese were imprisoned during this period, of whom from about 3, to 4, were executed for their real or perceived opposition to the Kuomintang (KMT, Chinese Nationalist Party) government led by Chiang Kai-shek.

Most actual prosecutions, though, took place in A young college graduate travels to Taiwan as a Christian missionary and finds himself embroiled in a scheme to help a local businessman bring a young woman from mainland China to Taiwan. Heaven Lake tells the story of how his initial refusal to help sets him on a path of spiritual reckoning.

Winner of the Barnes and Noble Discover Award. Since its initial publication inTaiwan: A New History has established itself as the book of choice on the history of Taiwan. Conceived as a cohesive and interconnected set of interpretive and narrative essays, it is the most integrated, comprehensive, and accessible history of Taiwan published in any Western language.

The contributors are the very best people in their specialties. Representing atrocity in Taiwan. New York: Columbia University Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Lin, Sylvia Li-chun. Representing atrocity in Taiwan. New York: Columbia University Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Li-chun Lin.

This book casts China's highbrow historical novels from the late s to the first decade of the twenty-first century as a distinctively Chinese contribution to the form of the global dystopian novel and, consequently, to global thinking about the interrelations of utopia and dystopia.

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