Performing Asian America PB

Race and Ethnicity on the Contemporary Stage
 
 
Temple University Press,U.S.
  • erschienen am 1. Mai 1997
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 241 Seiten
978-1-56639-637-0 (ISBN)
 
Tells us about the complex social and political issues depicted by Asian-American playwrights. In this title, the author argues that playwrights produce a different conception of "Asian-America" in accordance with their unique set of sensibilities.
  • Englisch
  • Philadelphia PA
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  • USA
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 230 mm
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  • Breite: 154 mm
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  • Dicke: 17 mm
  • 399 gr
978-1-56639-637-0 (9781566396370)
1566396379 (1566396379)
Josephine Lee is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
Acknowledgments 1. Critical Strategies for Reading Asian American Drama 2. The Asian American Spectator and the Politics of Realism 3. The Chinaman's Unmanly Grief 4. The Seduction of the Stereotype 5. Acts of Exclusion: Asian American History Plays 6. Asian American Doubles and the Soul under Capitalism 7. Staging "Passing" on the Borders of the Body Epilogue Notes Works Cited Index Photographs
"...as a first text on such matters Lee's important work establishes a solid grounding for future work on Asian American dramatic literature."
-Asian Theatre Journal "One of the first major studies of Asian American drama, Lee's Performing Asian America serves as a cleanly argued and theoretically engaging study of the construction and performance of identity both onstage and off."
-MELUS

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