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Dublin James Joyce Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
E-rea     Open Access  
e-Spania     Open Access  
Early American Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Early Modern Culture Online     Open Access   (Followers: 24)
Ecotone     Full-text available via subscription  
Ecozon@ : European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
EDGE - A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Eighteenth-Century Fiction     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Éire-Ireland     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
ELH     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Emily Dickinson Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
English in Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
English in Aotearoa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
English in Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
English in Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
English Literature in Transition 1880-1920     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
English Studies in Africa     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
English Text Construction     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
English Today     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
English: Journal of the English Association     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Enthymema     Open Access  
Epiphany     Open Access  
ESC: English Studies in Canada     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Escritura e Imagen     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Eslavística Complutense     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Essays in Criticism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Essays in French Literature and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Estudios Ingleses de la Universidad Complutense     Open Access  
Études de lettres     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Études françaises     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Études littéraires     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Eugene O’Neill Review     Full-text available via subscription  
European Journal of Life Writing     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
European Romantic Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Figurationen     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Fólio : Revista de Letras     Open Access  
Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction     Full-text available via subscription  
French Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
French Studies in Southern Africa     Full-text available via subscription  
Genre     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Genre & histoire     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
George Herbert Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
German Studies Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Goethe Yearbook     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Gothic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Hemingway Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Henry James Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Hispania     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Hispanic Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Humanist Studies & the Digital Age     Open Access  
Huntington Library Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 216)
I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
IAMURE International Journal of Literature, Philosophy & Religion     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Interdisciplinary Literary Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies     Open Access  
International Journal of Francophone Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Lexicography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Intertexts     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Inti : Revista de literatura hispánica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Irish Journal of Arts Management and Cultural Policy     Open Access  
Italique     Open Access  
J19 : The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Jahrbuch for Internationale Germanistik     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
James Joyce Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Adventure Education & Outdoor Learning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Arabic Literature     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Arts and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Biblical Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 32)
Journal of Commonwealth Literature     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Dutch Literature     Open Access  
Journal of English and Germanic Philology (JEGP)     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Journal of International and Intercultural Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Late Antiquity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Latin American & Caribbean Anthropology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal of LGBT Youth     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Literacy Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Modern Greek Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Modern Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21)
Journal of Narrative Theory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Poetry Therapy: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Practice, Theory, Research and Education     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Postcolonial Writing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Journal of the History of Ideas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 215)
Journal of the History of Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 34)
Journal of the History of Sexuality     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Journal of the Short Story in English     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Transatlantic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Victorian Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Journal of Writing in Creative Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Joyce Studies Annual     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Keats-Shelley Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Kōtare : New Zealand Notes & Queries     Open Access  

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Journal Cover Late Imperial China     [SJR: 0.124]   [H-I: 4]
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   ISSN (Print) 0884-3236 - ISSN (Online) 1086-3257
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  • Scamming the Purchase-of-Rank System in Qing China*
    • Abstract: <p>By Mark McNicholas</p> The Qing state supplemented its regular revenue sources with the sale of official titles and ranks, ranging from studentships and various honorary titles to actual official posts. Through such “contributions,” acting officials could secure early promotions, dismissed ones return to the bureaucratic ranks, languishing expectants move up on the waiting lists, unsuccessful examination candidates gain honorary titles, and commoners attain official student status, the springboard to all the rest. Officials at the time and scholars ever since have condemned the contribution system’s pernicious effects on the quality and integrity of government administration, particularly in the nineteenth century.1 Only very ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Impersonating an officer
      PubDate: 2013-06-25T00:00:00-05:00
  • Minding the Minders: Overseeing the Brokerage System in Qing China*
    • Abstract: <p>By Richard Lufrano</p> Early imperial states in China tightly regulated commercial activity and limited its scope. By the middle of the Tang dynasty (618–907 C.E.), however, a host of dramatic changes ended direct state regulation, and new economic roles emerged as the commercial economy expanded. State-licensed brokers, previously limited in function, now brought buyers and sellers together in markets across the empire.1 The Song (960–1279) and Ming (1368–1644) Dynasties acknowledged these new realities by creating brokerage systems to control commerce indirectly. Reliance on extra-bureaucratic groups such as brokers came to characterize late imperial governance and reached its zenith during the Qing Dynasty (1644–1912).2 ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Merchants
      PubDate: 2013-06-25T00:00:00-05:00
  • Gu Yanwu’s Mixed Model and the Problem of Two Despotisms
    • Abstract: <p>By John Delury</p> The name Gu Yanwu (1613–82) is well known to scholars of late imperial China, and historians cite his encyclopedic masterpiece, Record of Daily Learning (Rizhi lu), in research works on a wide variety of topics.1 Yet, despite the fact that Gu was first and foremost a political thinker, his political ideas remain somewhat neglected. A reassessment of his statecraft (jingshi) reform thought, developed in Record of Daily Learning during the first decades of the Qing period, can shed new light on core issues in the intellectual history of late imperial China. The essential feature of Gu’s political thinking was his attempt to mix two rival systems for ordering the empire: the ancient fengjian model and the ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Despotism
      PubDate: 2013-06-25T00:00:00-05:00
  • Honglou Meng and Agrarian Values
    • Abstract: <p>By Yiqun Zhou</p> The plot of the eighteenth-century novel Honglou meng (Dream of the Red Chamber, also known as Shitou ji, The Story of the Stone) unfolds in the mansions of the aristocratic Jia family, but agrarian images and themes are inextricably woven into the story, partly because of the family’s ownership of land. Sometimes a rural visitor is brought into the presence of the Jias, sometimes business takes the Jias to the country, and the narration of the Jias’ daily life also presents numerous opportunities for the author, Cao Xueqin (d. 1763), to introduce the reader to the family’s agrarian connections.1 These episodes do not serve as mere diversions and ornamental variations in the development of the love story and the ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      PubDate: 2013-06-25T00:00:00-05:00
  • Koxinga’s Conquest of Taiwan in Global History: Reflections on the
           Occasion of the 350th Anniversary
    • Abstract: <p>By Tonio Andrade</p> Three hundred and fifty years ago, the Chinese warlord Koxinga conquered the Dutch colony of Formosa, bringing Taiwan under Chinese rule for the first time. The anniversary is being celebrated widely throughout East Asia, but the event itself—Koxinga’s difficult conquest—is still misunderstood. Koxinga is a legendary figure, the subject of movies, cartoons, plays, and novels. He is worshipped as a god in Taiwan, so it is inevitable that the public understanding of the event should be mythologized.1 But even some professional historians perpetuate misconceptions, particularly in mainland China, where the Sino-Dutch war is often portrayed as a clash between rapacious imperialists (the Dutch) and heroic ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: History, Modern
      PubDate: 2012-06-29T00:00:00-05:00
  • Local Politics and the Canonization of a God: Lord Yang (Yang fujun) in
           Late Qing Wenzhou (1840–67)
    • Abstract: <p>By Roger Shih-Chieh Lo</p> In a commemorative inscription granting a title to Lord Yang, (Yang fujun, also known as Yangfu Ye in Wenzhou dialect) composed in 1867, Wenzhou prefect Dai Pan expressed lingering amazement over the local deity’s divine manifestation twelve years earlier. At the time, Lord Yang had inspired both Yueqing city residents and West District villagers to expel the rebel Qu Zhenghan and his East District followers from the Yueqing county seat in northern Wenzhou prefecture.1 As Dai wrote at the very beginning of his inscription: How amazing the recapture of Yueqing county was! A bandit named Qu launched a rebellion and marched to Yueqing city in the twelfth month of 1854. These rebels gathered in crowds as ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Religion and politics
      PubDate: 2012-06-29T00:00:00-05:00
  • Daoist Priests and Imperial Sacrifices in Late Imperial China: The Case of
           the Imperial Music Office (Shenye Guan), 1379–1743*
    • Abstract: <p>By Yonghua Liu</p> Established in 1379, the Imperial Music Office (Shenyue guan) remained intact until 1743 when the Qianlong emperor (1711–1799, r. 1735–1795) ordered that it be reorganized into the Shenyue suo.1 This institution provided ritual specialists, musicians, and dancers for, and thus had a close connection to, imperial sacrifices. During its 364 years, Daoist priests who had received certificates served as staff rather than gentry-officials. This group of Daoist priests not only controlled the Imperial Music Office, but also had a remarkable presence in the Court of Imperial Sacrifices (Taichang si) and even the Board of Rites (Libu). They played an indispensable part in imperial sacrifices, either as Confucian masters ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Taoism
      PubDate: 2012-06-29T00:00:00-05:00
  • Legal Specialists and Judicial Administration in Late Imperial China,
    • Abstract: <p>By Li Chen</p> This article studies the historical origin, legal training, career patterns, professional identity and ethics, judicial philosophy, and scale of professionalization of thousands of legal specialists in late imperial China from about 1651 to 1911. It is the first extensive study in English of these early modern Chinese jurists and legal professionals who were the de facto judges in probably most of the 1,650 Chinese local governments for more than two centuries. Based on archival sources, the article offers an estimate of about 3,000 such trained legal specialists working in local Chinese courts in any given year from roughly 1711 to 1911, which means an estimated total of 30,000 for that period as a whole. The ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Lawyers
      PubDate: 2012-06-29T00:00:00-05:00
  • Too Sick to Serve: The Politics of Illness in the Qing Civil Bureaucracy1
    • Abstract: <p>By He Bian</p> Each Chinese dynasty was obliged to deal with deaths, illnesses and accidents that befell its rank-and-file officials. These incidents posed a conundrum for administrative oversight: although it was in the central state's interest to prevent anarchy and chaos at the local level by removing sick individuals from their posts, overly frequent claims of illness among officials could cause a problem by providing a convenient pretext for evading one's duty. A sizable share of daily business for the central state was thus devoted to collecting information about officials' illness and death and filling the posts thereby vacated. While many important works have contributed to our understanding of local governance and its ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: China
      PubDate: 2012-01-03T00:00:00-05:00
  • Character Recognition: A New Method of Learning to Read in Late Imperial
    • Abstract: <p>By Li Yu</p> Early in 1674, the Three Feudatories Rebellion (1673-81) brought war and chaos into the Zhejiang region.2 Tang Biao, a native of Lanxi, Zhejiang, took his family to seek shelter in the mountains. With no end to the war in sight, refugees were prepared for a long wait. One gentleman, Zhu Yusheng, set up a temporary school for children. Tang Biao enrolled his ten-year-old son Zhengxin. For several years Tang had been troubled by his son's problem with reading: although he started school at the age of 6 sui, Zhengxin was not able to recite a single text from memory. In a society where memorization and oral recitation were highly valued,3 this deficiency was equivalent to dyslexia in modern Anglophone society. Unable ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Chinese language
      PubDate: 2012-01-03T00:00:00-05:00
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