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Japanese New York : migrant artists and self-reinvention on the world stage

Author: Olga Kanzaki Sooudi
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2014.
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Spend time in New York City and, soon enough, you will encounter some of the Japanese nationals who live and work there--young English students, office workers, painters, and hairstylists. New York City, one of the world's most vibrant and creative cities, is also home to one of the largest overseas Japanese populations in the world. Among them are artists and designers who produce cutting-edge work in fields such  Read more...
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Sooudi, Olga Kanzaki.
Japanese New York.
[Place of publication not identified] : University of Hawaii Press, 2014
(DLC) 2014005772
(OCoLC)871186956
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Olga Kanzaki Sooudi
ISBN: 9780824847814 0824847814 9780824869090 0824869095
OCLC Number: 960030733
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: City of stories: finding Japanese New York --
Pushing the reset button: self-reinvention and the triumphalist Japanese migrant narrative --
Making art, being an artist: the seductions of creative expression in migrant life --
Crafting a position: becoming Japanese through the transnational encounter --
How to live a transnational life: between heaviness and lightness --
The pathological migrant: failures, escape, and weakness of character.
Responsibility: Olga Kanzaki Sooudi.
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