Citations:Sinophone

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English citations of Sinophone and sinophone

Adjective: Chinese-speaking[edit]

  • 2007 June 19, Shu-mei Shih, Visuality and Identity: Sinophone Articulations across the Pacific, University of California Press, ISBN 9780520249448, OL 9691040M, page 138:
    The Sinophone aspects of Taiwan culture cannot be extricated from the totality of culture as such in Taiwan, and neither can Japanophone aspects, as some older-generation Taiwanese continue to speak Japanese and contemporary urban culture is significantly influenced by what is going on in Tokyo.

Noun: Speaker of Chinese[edit]

  • 1994, Eugene Chen Eoyang, “The Many “Worlds” of World Literature: Pound and Waley as Translators of Chinese”, in Lawall, Sarah editor, Reading World Literature: Theory, History, Practice[1], University of Texas Press, ISBN 9780292746794, OL 10293922M, page 241:
    But it would be an ethnocentricity—familiar in Anglophone, Francophone, Sinophone, or Japanophone mindsets—to think that the only worthwhile works in other languages are those that have been translated into our own.
  • 2011 December 28, Karen Laura Thornber, “Collaborating, Acquiescing, Resisting: Early Twentieth-Century Chinese Transculturation of Japanese Literature”, in King, Richard; Poulton, Cody; Katsuhiko Endo editors, Sino-Japanese Transculturation: From the Late Nineteenth Century to the End of the Pacific War, Lanham: Lexington Books, ISBN 9780739171509, OL 25078145M, page 103:
    The current spotlight on habitually disregarded peoples and cultural phenomena—such as resident Koreans and their literature (in Japan), the Japanese-language compositions of colonial and even postcolonial Korean and Taiwanese writers, the Chinese-language compositions of Japanese writers in both the premodern and modern periods, and the heteroglossia of the Japanophone and the sinophone more generally—is welcome and long overdue.