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Miné Okubo : following her own road

Author: edited by Greg Robinson & Elena Tajima Creef. ; ; Greg Robinson; Elena Tajima Creef
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first book-length critical examination of the life and work of Mine Okubo (1912-2001), a pioneering Nisei artist, writer, and social activist. Okubo's landmark Citizen 13660 (first published in 1946) is the first and arguably best-known autobiographical narrative of the wartime Japanese American relocation and confinement experience."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Miné Okubo; Miné Okubo; Miné Okubo; Miné Okubo
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: edited by Greg Robinson & Elena Tajima Creef. ; ; Greg Robinson; Elena Tajima Creef
ISBN: 9780295987743 029598774X
OCLC Number: 183264990
Description: xiii, 207 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Following her own road: the achievement of Miné Okubo / by Elena Tajima Creef --
A selection of drawings and paintings / by Miné Okubo --
Riverside / by Miné Okubo and Fay Chiang --
An artist's credo: a personal statement / by Miné Okubo --
An evacuee's hopes--and memories / by Miné Okubo --
Statement before the commission on wartime relocation and internment of civilians / by Miné Okubo --
Letters from Miné Okubo to Isamu Noguchi --
Letters from Miné Okubo to Dr. Roy W. Leeper --
Gestures of noncompliance: resisting, inventing, and enduring in Citizen 13660 / by Vivian Fumiko Chin --
Miné Okubo's war: Citizen 13660's attack on government propaganda / by Heather Fryer --
To keep a record of life: Miné Okubo's autographic manga and wartime history / by Kimberley L. Phillips --
Miné Okubo's Citizen 13660 and her Trek artwork: space, movement, image, text and their sites of productions / by Lynne Horiuchi --
Miné Okubo's illustrations for Trek magazine: sites of resistance / by Laura Card --
Paradoxes of citizenship: re-viewing the Japanese American internment in Miné Okubo's Citizen 13660 / by Stella Oh --
Birth of a citizen: Miné Okubo and politics of symbolism / by Greg Robinson --
Holding center: Tanforan race track, spring 1942 / by James Masao Mitsui --
A remembering / by Sohei Hohri --
A tribute to Miné Okubo / by Greg Robinson --
A memory of genius / by Shirley Geok-Iin Lim.
Responsibility: edited by Greg Robinson and Elena Tajima Creef.
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Presents an examination of the life and work of Mine Okubo (1912-2001), a Nisei artist, writer, and social activist who repeatedly defied conventional role expectations for women and for Japanese  Read more...

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Robinson and Creef have produced a fine and wonderful tribute to the life and work of Mine Okubo. . . . There is something for everyone in this remarkably compact but dense volume. . . . The editors Read more...

 
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