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Hollywood Asian : Philip Ahn and the politics of cross-ethnic performance

Author: Hye Seung Chung
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of Korean identities in American cinema and television, this work investigates the career of Ahn (1905-1978), a pioneering Asian American screen icon and son of celebrated Korean nationalist An Ch'ang-ho.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chung, Hye Seung, 1971-
Hollywood Asian.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006010401
Named Person: Philip Ahn; Philip Ahn; Philip Ahn; Philip Ahn; Philip Ahn; Philip Ahn
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hye Seung Chung
ISBN: 9781592135172 159213517X 1281093769 9781281093769 1592135153 9781592135158 9786611093761 6611093761
OCLC Number: 290552085
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 232 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: I: Asian American acts: performance and spectatorship --
Portrait of a Patriot's son: Philip Ahn and Korean diasporic identities in Hollywood --
The audience who knew too much: Oriental masquerade and ethnic recognition among Asian Americans --
II: Oriental genres, 1930s to 1950s --
Between yellowphilia and yellowphobia: Asian American romance in Oriental detective films --
State intervention in the imaging of Orientals in China films of the 1930s and 1940s --
Hollywood goes to Korea: war, melodrama, and the biopic politics of battle hymn --
Becoming "Father," becoming Asian American.
Responsibility: Hye Seung Chung.

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