Interracial encounters : reciprocal representations in African American and Asian American literatures, 1896-1937 (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Interracial encounters : reciprocal representations in African American and Asian American literatures, 1896-1937

Author: Julia H Lee
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Highlights the long history of African American-Asian American relations

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia H Lee
ISBN: 9780814752555 0814752551 9780814752562 081475256X
OCLC Number: 769413906
Notes: The 'negro problem' and the 'yellow peril': early twentieth-century America's views on Blacks and Asians. Estrangement on a train: race and narratives of American identity in the marrow of tradition and America through the spectacles of an oriental diplomat. The eaton sisters go to Jamaica. Quicksand and the racial aesthetics of chinoiserie. Nation, narration, and the Afro-Asian encounter in W.E.B. Du Bois' Dark princess. And Younghill Kang's East goes west
Description: ix, 219 s
Contents: The 'negro problem' and the 'yellow peril': early twentieth-century America's views on Blacks and Asians --
Estrangement on a train: race and narratives of American identity in the marrow of tradition and America through the spectacles of an oriental diplomat --
The eaton sisters go to Jamaica --
Quicksand and the racial aesthetics of chinoiserie --
Nation, narration, and the Afro-Asian encounter in W.E.B. Du Bois' Dark princess --
And Younghill Kang's East goes west.
Responsibility: Julia H. Lee

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Lee's close reading of the Plessy case speaks to her book's methodological interventions. It shows the importance of literary studies in not just historical analyses of texts that have been read Read more...

 
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