離散的親密關係─蘇偉貞眷村小說中的感官書寫

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Abstract

Taiwan's military dependents' quarters (juancun) were constructed at a particular historic juncture when massive migrations were taking place. The coming together of various ethnic groups from China following their relocations to various parts of Taiwan created diasporic conditions that begged for literary expression. In this paper, I argue that to represent the affective memory and the specific chronotope of these quarters, which are, today, fast disappearing, Taiwanese writers often resort to writing about the everyday lives and sensory encounters of the inhabitants, which creates a special kind of diasporic intimacy. After an overview of the current scholarship on writings about military dependents' quarters and theories of the senses, I analyze the ways in which Taiwanese author Su Wei-chen constructs such diasporic intimacy through focusing on sensory experiences--especially those of the auditory and olfactory senses-in her novels ”Coming Together” (1984) and ”Farewell Tung-fong” (1990).
Original languageChinese (Traditional)
Pages (from-to)185 - 204
Number of pages20
Journal臺灣文學研究學報 (Journal of Taiwan Literary Studies)
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012

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