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The politics of the visible in Asian North American narratives [electronic resource] / Eleanor Ty.

By: Ty, Eleanor Rose, 1958-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xv, 227 p.) : ports.ISBN: 9781442682122 (electronic bk.); 1442682124 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Canadian prose literature -- Asian authors -- History and criticism | American prose literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism | Asians -- Canada -- Intellectual life | Asian Americans -- Intellectual life | Asian Americans in literature | Asians in motion pictures | Ethnicity in literature | Narration (Rhetoric) | Canadian prose literature -- Asian authors -- History and criticism | Prose canadienne-anglaise -- Auteurs canadiens d'origine asiatique -- Histoire et critique | Prose am�ericaine -- Auteurs am�ericains d'origine asiatique -- Histoire et critique | Canadiens d'origine asiatique dans la litt�erature | Am�ericains d'origine asiatique dans la litt�erature | Canadiens d'origine chinoise au cin�ema | Randgruppe <Motiv> | Prosa | USA | Asiaten | Kanada | LITERARY CRITICISM / American / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 818/.540809895071 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Visuality, Representation, and the Gaze -- Writing Historiographic Autoethnography: Denise Chong's The Concubine's Children -- A Filipino Prufrock in an Alien Land: Bienvenido Santos's The Man Who (Thought He) Looked Like Robert Taylor -- Rescripting Hollywood: Performativity and Ethnic Identity in Mina Shum's Double Happiness -- Transformations Through the Sensual -- To Make Sense of Differences: Communities, Texts, and Bodies in Shirley Geok-lin Lim's Among the White Moon Faces -- 'Some Memories Live Only on Your Tongue': Recalling Tastes, Reclaiming Desire in Amy Tan's The Kitchen God's Wife -- 'Each Story Brief and Sad and Marvellous': Multiple Voices in Wayson Choy's The Jade Peony -- Invisible Minorities in Asian America -- 'Never Again Be the Yvonne of Yesterday': Personal and Collective Loss in Cecilia Brainard's When the Rainbow Goddess Wept -- 'Thrumming Songs of Ecstasy': Female Voices in Hiromi Goto's Chorus of Mushrooms -- 'On the Fence That Was Never Finished': Borderline Filipino Existence in Bino Realuyo's The Umbrella Country.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-218) and index.

Visuality, Representation, and the Gaze -- Writing Historiographic Autoethnography: Denise Chong's The Concubine's Children -- A Filipino Prufrock in an Alien Land: Bienvenido Santos's The Man Who (Thought He) Looked Like Robert Taylor -- Rescripting Hollywood: Performativity and Ethnic Identity in Mina Shum's Double Happiness -- Transformations Through the Sensual -- To Make Sense of Differences: Communities, Texts, and Bodies in Shirley Geok-lin Lim's Among the White Moon Faces -- 'Some Memories Live Only on Your Tongue': Recalling Tastes, Reclaiming Desire in Amy Tan's The Kitchen God's Wife -- 'Each Story Brief and Sad and Marvellous': Multiple Voices in Wayson Choy's The Jade Peony -- Invisible Minorities in Asian America -- 'Never Again Be the Yvonne of Yesterday': Personal and Collective Loss in Cecilia Brainard's When the Rainbow Goddess Wept -- 'Thrumming Songs of Ecstasy': Female Voices in Hiromi Goto's Chorus of Mushrooms -- 'On the Fence That Was Never Finished': Borderline Filipino Existence in Bino Realuyo's The Umbrella Country.

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