• Geography
  • Published 2013

At the Crossroads: "Orphan of Asia", Postloyalism, and Sinophone Studies

@inproceedings{Tsai2013AtTC,
  title={At the Crossroads: "Orphan of Asia", Postloyalism, and Sinophone Studies},
  author={Chien-hsin Tsai},
  year={2013}
}
Wu Zhuoliu's celebrated ”Orphan of Asia” illustrates a metonymic relationship among orphan, postloyalism, and Sinophone studies. Three interrelated dialectics support such metonymic relationship: orphan and postloyalism; orphan and Sinophone studies; postloyalism and Sinophone studies. Central to the three dialectics is the issue of loyalty and migration. The essay first provides an overview of ”Orphan of Asia” with an emphasis on movement, calling attention to how the metaphor of orphan… CONTINUE READING