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Double agency : acts of impersonation in Asian American literature and culture

Author: Tina Chen
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2005.
Series: Asian America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats

In Double Agency, Tina Chen proposes impersonation as a paradigm for teasing out the performative dimensions of Asian American literature and culture. Asian American acts of impersonation, she  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chen, Tina (Tina Yih-Ting), 1970-
Double agency.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tina Chen
ISBN: 0804751854 9780804751858 0804751862 9780804751865
OCLC Number: 57506738
Description: xxvi, 245 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Impersonation and double agency : theorizing the practice, practicing the theory --
Dissecting the "Devil Doctor" : stereotype and sensationalism in Sax Rohmer's Fu Manchu --
De/posing stereotype on the Asian American stage --
Bodily negotiations : the politics of performance in Hualing Nieh's Mulberry and Peach --
Shamanism and the subject(s) of history in Nora Okja Keller's Comfort woman --
Impersonation and other disappearing acts : the double(d) agent of Chang-rae Lee's Native speaker.
Series Title: Asian America.
Responsibility: Tina Chen.
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"...Chen provides an intelligent, well-organized study that will be immediately useful in the field. With this book, the field of Asian American studies comes of age."--CHOICE "...the sophistication Read more...

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