본문 바로가기
  • Home

Intertextual Reading: Dialogues traversing Yang Kui’s the Marriage of Mother Goose, two nursery rhymes of the Mother Goose, Kafka and Kafka’s the Burrow

  • The Journal of Study on Language and Culture of Korea and China
  • Abbr : JSLCKC
  • 2012, (30), pp.291-310
  • DOI : 10.16874/jslckc.2012..30.012
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Study on Chinese Languge and Culture
  • Research Area : Humanities > Chinese Language and Literature
  • Published : October 31, 2012

叶瑞莲 1

1香港教育学院中国语言学系

Accredited

ABSTRACT

It is widely known that Yang Kui’s the Marriage of Mother Goose reflects the social phenomena of Taiwan under Japanese rule, and satirizes the hypocrisy of the colonial government and the privileged class. However, through intertextual reading, it is not without astonishment to find that Yang’s text embodies strong realism dropping across Kafka and his classic short novel, the Burrow which demonstrates the hopelessness and absurdity of the existence of modern men; the Mother Goose, a collection of nursery rhymes in the West even found its shadow in Yang’s text. Dialogues and inferences are extensively exchanged among these texts of different times and spatial locations.

Citation status

* References for papers published after 2022 are currently being built.