Emotion Individual Core Problem Sociality Educational reasons Experience Cultural psychology Local conditions Expansion of form In order to see extensively, we gaze across the horizontal axis towards the social dimension.
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Since the first Jesuits arrived in China in the sixteenth century, the Chinese language has been transcribed, romanized, phoneticized, shortened, relengthened, and—most recently—digitized in its long road to modernization into a global language.
Yet, as with Zhou, a large part of this history has been forgotten. Partly due to the political and social tumult of the twentieth century, the story of the Chinese script revolution has been cut up and relegated to different domains of study.
Language reform is mostly treated as a subsidiary or supporting event, pulled along by the larger currents of history.
|Emotion Individual Core Problem Sociality Educational reasons Experience Cultural psychology Local conditions Expansion of form In order to see extensively, we gaze across the horizontal axis towards the social dimension.|
Our awareness of this history has been deeply colored by the post divide, even though the Chinese language revolution predates that and is still ongoing in modern times. This disjointed view is even more striking in the larger landscape of how and when the Chinese language has been studied.
There are pieces of this modernization story in the increasingly ignored field of what we think of as sinology proper, where the historical changes in rhyme tables and phonological schemes are discussed in the utmost technical detail but in terms that few any longer have the training to appreciate.
There, language is treated as a modern infrastructure, imported much like anything else that is Western—under unequal terms—but analysis has gone little past the familiar Orientalist critique. Some of the best and most informative studies have come out of intellectual and cultural history.
For the time being, though, one still has to bridge the gaps between the different inquiries under this rubric, as the case studies can be, for instance, as disparate as translated mathematical symbols and modern education reform. Outside these known academic niches, and unknown to most, the current digital age has made the topic of the Chinese writing system a more global concern than ever before.
The advent of the computer age in China in the s was a bottleneck for Chinese language engineers If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click 'Authenticate'.
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