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Homelands As Shifting Ground

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The exiled Taiwanese modernist poets? works always embody a sense of yearning. Yu Guangzhong believes in the concept of a fixed origin, and he struggles to find this lost origin. Similarly, Luo Fu also believed in the concept of a fixed origin at first. Luo Fu?s later idea of origin reminds us of that of the poststructuralists: the origin is a shifting ground. When Zheng Chouyu started to write poetry, his idea of origin was already similar to that of the poststructuralists?. He considers life a process of wandering. This chapter examines these three different concepts of origin under three major topics, &t;Yearning for the Lost Origin,&t; &t;Homecoming&t; and the &t;Origin as a Shifting Ground.&t; Yu Guangzhong uses the image of the map to demonstrate that his lost origin is a mythical one. The relationship between uncanniness and homecoming is described through a study of Luo Fu?s poetry.

Keywords: homecoming; lost origin; Luo Fu; shifting ground; Yu Guangzhong

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