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Author Feng, Peter X., 1966-

Title Identities in motion : Asian American film and video / Peter X Feng.

Imprint Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  791.43652 F356i 2002    ---  Available
Description xi, 291 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-285) and index.
Contents Myths of origin : ethnography, romance, home movies. The camera as microscope : cinema and ethnographic discourse ; Pioneering romance : immigration, Americanization, and Asian women ; Articulating silence : Sansei and memories of the camps -- Travelogues. Decentering the middle kingdom : ABCs and the PRC ; Lost in the media jungle ; Tiana Thi Thanh Nga's Hollywood mimicry -- Performing transformation. Becoming Asian American: Chan is missing ; We're queer! We're where? Locating transgressive films ; Paying lip service : narrators in Surname Viet given name Nam and The joy luck club.
Subject Asian Americans in motion pictures.
Asian Americans in the motion picture industry.
ISBN 0822329964 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822329832 (alk. paper)

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