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Screening Asian Americans

Author: Peter X Feng
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2002.
Series: Rutgers depth of field series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This essay collection explores Asian-American cinematic representations historically and socially, on and off screen, as they contribute to the definition of American character.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter X Feng
ISBN: 0813530245 9780813530246 0813530253 9780813530253
OCLC Number: 46858243
Description: ix, 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Filming "Chinatown" : fake visions, bodily transformations / Sabine Haenni --
The early years : Asians in the American films prior to World War II (excerpt, with a new introduction) / Eugene Franklin Wong --
The desiring of Asian female bodies : interracial romance and cinematic subjection / Laura Hyun-Yi Kang --
A history of progress : Asian American media arts centers, 1970-1990 / Stephen Gong --
Identity and difference in "Filipino/a American" media arts / Rolando B. Tolentino --
A peculiar sensation : a personal genealogy of Korean American women's cinema / Helen Lee --
Historical consciousness and the viewer : Who killed Vincent Chin? / Bill Nichols --
The politics of video memory : electronic erasures and inscriptions / Marita Sturken --
Being Chinese American, becoming Asian American : Chan is missing / Peter X Feng --
Emigrants twice displaced : race, color, and identity in Mira Nair's Mississippi Masala / Binita Mehta --
Surname Viet given name Nam : spreading rumors & ex/changing histories / Linda Peckham --
Good clean Fung / Thomas Waugh --
"From the multitude of narratives--
for another telling for another recitation" : constructing and re-constructing Dictee and Memory/all echo / Jennifer Guarino-Trier --
Coming out into the global system : postmodern patriarchies and transnational sexualities in The wedding banquet / Mark Chiang --
On Fire / Gayatri Gopinath.
Series Title: Rutgers depth of field series.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Peter X. Feng.

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This essay collection explores Asian-American cinematic representations historically and socially, on and off screen, as they contribute to the definition of American character.

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Asian Americans in film and video

by jmcgough (WorldCat user published 2011-06-15) Good Permalink

This is a collection of 15 articles by as many authors, on Asian American cinematic history, in three main sections: 1. Asian American Bodies; 2. Histories of Asian American Cinema; 3. Asian American Film and Video in Context. There is also an Introduction by the editor.

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