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Little Chart

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The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland (3 ed.)

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2009
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...include the first part of Fair Stood the Wind for France ( 1944 ), written while on leave, The Purple Plain ( 1947 ), and The Jacaranda Tree ( 1949 ); also the ‘Chaucerian’ tales of the Larkin family. He is the author of the short stories written by ‘Flying Officer X...

London

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The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland (3 ed.)

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... and owned by Thomas Davies , a bookseller and publisher, formerly an actor. The first meeting here of Boswell and Dr Johnson ( 16 May 1765 ) is recorded in detail inside the coffee room. Charles and Mary Lamb lived ( 1817–21 ) at ‘20 Russell Ct, Covent Garden East, half way up, next the corner, left hand side’ (now 20–1) as he replied to a letter from the painter Haydon, who had given him similar directions to a dinner. Many of the Essays of Elia ( 1820–3 ) were written here and Wednesday evening parties of ‘not silent whist’ were attended by their...

Asian Americans in Pre–World War II Cinema

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Philippa Gates

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...Ahn and the Politics of Cross-Ethnic Performance . Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2006. Eng, David L. Racial Castration: Managing Masculinity in Asian America . Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2001. Feng, Peter X . Screening Asian Americans . New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2002. Feng, Peter X. Identities in Motion: Asian American Film and Video . Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003. Fuller, Karla Rae . Hollywood Goes Oriental: CaucAsian Performance in American Film . Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2010. Garcia...

Asian American Graphic Narrative

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Monica Chiu and Jeanette Roan

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...artists who came to the United States to work for comic book publishers, drew the Russian mutant character Colossus wearing a jacket with the Philippines flag emblazoned on the back in Uncanny X-Men #290, penning the word makulit (meaning “persistent” or “nagging”) above the flag. 8 He also reportedly originally conceived and designed the character Bishop of the X-Men as Filipino, though the artists were later directed to make him African American. 9 In contrast, Larry Hama was able to expand on the story arcs of the characters in Marvel Comic’s G. I....

Asian Americans on Television

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Alison Yeh Cheung and Kent A. Ono

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020

...through Model Minority to Renewed Yellow Peril,” also takes a historical approach, making the important argument that in many ways international relations between the United States and Asian countries correlates with media representations of Asians and Asian Americans. 25 Peter X Feng’s recent review of representations of Asian Americans, like Hamamoto’s, works at the intersection of Asian American studies and media studies in considering the “originality and comprehensibility” of TV representations of Asian Americans; Feng examines genre conventions, form,...

Filipino American Visual Culture

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Sarita Echavez See

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...culture and its sociohistorical origins, particularly in relation to the American conquest and colonization of the Philippines. Only in the late 20th century was the violent, devastating Philippine–American War ( 1899–1913 ) recognized as a genocidal race war, and scholarly claims about its relevance for contemporary phenomena in the US Filipino diaspora continue to be a source of controversy in the early 20th century . 23 For example, the ethnic studies scholar Dylan Rodríguez argues that the hyphenated subject (the “Filipino-American”) cannot exist...

Object Theory and Asian American Literature

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Chad Shomura

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...Verlag, 2018), 91–116 . 42. Jane Bennett, “The Moraline Drift,” in The Politics of Moralizing , ed. Jane Bennett and Michael J. Shapiro (New York: Routledge, 2002), 19–20. 43. Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being (New York: Penguin Books, 2013). 44. Barad, Meeting the Universe . 45. The author thanks Evyn Lê Espiritu Gandhi for raising this question. 46. Ozeki, Tale , 61. 47. Jess X. Snow, “ Queer Earth ,” Nat. Brut 8 (Spring 2017). 48. Chuh, Imagine Otherwise ; Lisa Lowe, Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics (Durham, NC: Duke...

Global China in 21st-Century Asian American Literature

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Sunny Xiang

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...in the United States. Providing a brief account of this trope in 19th - and 20th-century Americana will ensure—to quote from Tina Chen and Eric Hayot’s introduction to the inaugural issue of Verge: Studies in Global Asias —that “the belated ‘arrival’ of Asia on the shores of the global present” does not obscure “the fact that Asia has been present in the world-making project of history and human life from the very beginning.” 5 A historical attunement to 19th - and 20th-century manifestations of Global China in Asian Americanist and American...

Comparative African American and Asian American Literary Studies

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Julia H. Lee

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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... ( 2011 ) and Edlie Wong’s Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship ( 2015 ) examine the period around the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries . Helen Jun’s Race for Citizenship ( 2011 ) starts in the postbellum period and ends with an examination of neoliberalism in the early 21st century . Daniel Kim focuses on the mid- 20th century in Writing Manhood in Black and Yellow: Ralph Ellison, Frank Chin, and the Literary Politics of Identity ( 2005 ). James Lee’s Urban Triage: Race and the Fictions of...

Asian American Art and Modernism

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Tom Wolf

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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...American Art and Modernism The history of Asian American and Pacific Island art in the 20th century has been attracting increasing numbers of scholars thanks to its richness, its expansiveness, and the fact that it has been relatively unexplored. The term “Asian American” was first created in 1968 and has been gaining momentum ever since. Asian American artists have tended to be marginalized in mainstream accounts of 20th-century American art but, in developments that are analogous in scholarship about African American, Hispanic, and women artists,...

Settler Colonialism in Asian North American Representation

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Iyko Day

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...nonconforming group of mostly Filipina/o/x fifth graders express their “local” identity through their use of Hawaiian Creole English (HCE)—or pidgin English—in defiance of their ethnic Japanese school teachers. The refusal to speak Standard American English is cast as a strategy of decolonization in its rejection of neocolonial discipline. 37 While the novel illuminates the neocolonial position of East Asian Americans and the layered forms of colonial violence that haunt the Filipina/o/x diaspora, the Filipina/o/x characters’ use of HCE establishes their...

Asians and Asian Americans and the Performing Arts Prior to World War II

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Krystyn R. Moon

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...These productions evolved to reflect Asian immigrant experiences and sometimes incorporated American forms of musical, dance, and theatrical expression. By the early 20th century , this mix of traditions reached beyond immigrant communities as Asians and Asian Americans became part of the American entertainment industry. Early-20th-Century Entertainment Industry By the beginning of the 20th century , the American entertainment industry became more diversified and embraced new performance styles and technologies. The types of acts seen in the 19th...

Global South Korea and the K-Pop Phenomenon

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Crystal S. Anderson

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...Idol Girl Group Flows in Japan in the Era of Web 2.0.” ejcjs 12, no. 2 (2012). Kim, Jeong-mee . “ Why Does Hallyu Matter? The Significance of the Korea Wave in South Korea .” Critical Studies in Television 2, no. 2 (2007): 47–59. Kim, Jung . “The Political Logic of Economic Crisis in South Korea.” Asian Survey 45, no. 3 (2005): 453–474. Kwon, Seung-ho , and Joseph Kim . “ The Cultural Industry Policies of the Korean Government and the Korean Wave .” International Journal of Cultural Policy 20, no. 4 (2014): 422–439. Lee, Jamie Shinhee . “Linguistic...

Vietnamese American Literature

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Michele Janette

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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.... New York: Grove Press, 2015. Nguyen, Viet Thanh . Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2016. Nguyen, Viet Thanh . The Refugees . New York: Grove Press, 2017. Pham, Andrew X. Catfish and Mandala . New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999. Pham, Quang X. Sense of Duty . Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 2010. Phan, Aimee . We Should Never Meet . New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2004. Phan, Aimee . The Reeducation of Cherry Truong . New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2012. Phi, Bao . Sông I Sing...

Contemporary Asian American Art

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Laura Kina

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...Press, 2008), x. 7. Sarita Echavez See, The Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum (New York: New York University Press, 2017), 3 . 8. “Help Preserve ‘A Glorious History, A Golden Legacy’ Mural by Eliseo Silva!” Social and Public Art Resource Center ( http://sparcinla.org/silva/ ). 9. Luis H. Francia and Angel Velasco Shaw, Vestiges of War: the Philippine-American War and the Aftermath of an Imperial Dream, 1899–1999 (New York: New York University Press, 2002) . 10. Chang, Asian American Art , x. 11. Midori...

(The) Transpacific Turns

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Tina Chen

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...and Yuichiro Onishi, Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th-century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa (New York: New York University Press, 2013). 17. Rob Wilson, Reimagining the American Pacific: From “South Pacific” to Bamboo Ridge and Beyond (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000), 15 . 18. Kēhaulani Kauanui, “Imperial Ocean,” 625. 19. Lisa Yoneyama, “Toward a Decolonial Genealogy of the Transpacific,” American Quarterly 69, no. 3 (September 2017): 472 . 20. Forthcoming in Asian American Literature in Transition , vol. 4, ed....

Literary Perspectives on Asian Americans in the Midwest

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Thomas Xavier Sarmiento

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...see David D. Anderson, “The Origins and Development of the Literature of the Midwest,” in Dictionary of Midwestern Literature, Vol. 1, The Authors , ed. Philip A. Greasley (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001), 20–21 ; and David R. Pichaske, Rooted: Seven Midwest Writers of Place (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2009), 15–16, 20. 8. Philip J. Deloria, Indians in Unexpected Places (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004). 9. Bienvenido N. Santos, Scent of Apples: A Collection of Stories (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1979)....

Disability Studies and Asian American Literature

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Kristina Chew

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...3 The end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st century are witnessing a very different assertion of disability and Asian American identity. The provocatively titled essay “You’re Short, Besides!” by Sucheng Chan appeared in 1989 in Making Waves: An Anthology of Writings by and About Asian American Women . Lois-Ann Yamanaka, the parent of an autistic son, raises questions of language, intelligibility, and translation in her use of pidgin, while authors who entered the United States as refugees in the latter half of the 20th century as a result...

Asian American Queer Performance

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Vivian L. Huang

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...the Same: Habitual New Media (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2016) . 18. See Eng and Nguyen in “Theorizing Queer Temporalities” in GLQ 13, no. 2–3 (2007). 19. Puar, Terrorist Assemblages . 20. Tina Takemoto, “Looking for Jiro Onuma: A Queer Meditation on the Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II,” GLQ : A Journal of Gay and Lesbian Studies 20, no. 3 (2014): 241–275 ; and Elizabeth Freeman, Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories . Perverse Modernities (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010) . 21. Hoang Tan Nguyen, A...

Asian American Feminist Performance

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Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns and Mana Hayakawa

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...and defining the limits of their integration politically, socially, and culturally. Asian women writers such as Li and Chun grew up in the second and third decades of the 20th century , as the island was monopolized by the plantation economy, and economic, social, and political life was governed by the kamaaʻina haole oligarchy and “the Big Five.” These early decades of the 20th century are described by Adria Imada as a time when the “haole oligarchy in Hawaiʻi required Asian labor,” yet “it expressed fear of being outnumbered by Asians.” 60 In the...

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