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When it came down to it, he didn’t really have a choice. Both of his parents were tall–6 feet–his mother a volleyball player and his father handball. 419 more words

Music of the Cultural Revolution

I’m listening to Glenn Gould’s 1981 recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations due to Madeleine Thien’s absorbing epic novel, set in 20th century China. Sparrow, one of the main characters and a composer, passionately embraces the… 500 more words

Good Books

st. cecilia as a metaphor and warning

“Henry and Peter made their daily trip to Erika’s House of Music at the South Bay Shopping Center.

The owner and her husband, as always, greeted them in their Austrian and German accents. 107 more words


The Hollowing Out of CMA

The longer one stays involved in martial arts, the more obvious it becomes that certain arts / lines / groups have a serious case of “The Emperor’s New Clothes”. 830 more words

Cultural Revolution

Gender roles and relations in 1930s, 1950s, and 1980s China: An Analysis of Hou Yong's Jasmine Women

By Yusfarhain Yusoff (U1330888J)

Wienclaw (2015) defines gender as a social construct that is continuously interpreted in individuals’ interactions with one another, and thus can be thought of as society’s interpretation of the cultural meaning of one’s sex. 3,187 more words


Dangerous Ideas

In communist China, those deemed to be promoting dangerous Capitalist ideas were subjected to severe crackdown under the Cultural Revolution.

In Catholic 16th century Europe, those who promoted radical ideas that undermined mainstream Judeo-Christian beliefs, were… 1,202 more words