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Sexual naturalization : Asian Americans and miscegenation

Author: Susan Koshy
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004.
Series: Asian America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Situating her discussion within the context of the history of antimiscegenation regulation in the United States and its construction of power relations and racial meaning, Koshy (English and Asian American studies, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) conducts close readings of narratives of white-Asian miscegenation in order to track the shifts in racial and sexual ideologies encoded in the texts. Paying particular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koshy, Susan.
Sexual naturalization.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607531237
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Koshy
ISBN: 0804747288 9780804747288 0804747296 9780804747295
OCLC Number: 56319785
Description: x, 208 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sexual Orients and the American National Imaginary --
Mimic Modernity: Madame Butterfly and the Erotics of Informal Empire --
Eugenic Romances of American Nationhood --
Engendering the Hybrid Nation --
Unincorporated Territories of Desire: Hypercorporeality and Miscegenation in Carlos Bulosan's Writings --
Sex Acts as Assimilation Acts: Female Power and Passing in Bharati Mukherjee's Wife and Jasmine.
Series Title: Asian America.
Responsibility: Susan Koshy.
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Sexual Naturalization offers compelling new insights into the racialized constitution of American nationality. In the first major interdisciplinary study of Asian-white miscegenation from the late  Read more...

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