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Title Culture, identity, commodity : diasporic Chinese literatures in English / edited by Tseen Khoo and Kam Louie.
Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2005.

Subject American literature -- Chinese American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Chinese authors -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Chinese in literature.
Alt Name Khoo, Tseen, 1970-
Louie, Kam.
Description 1 online resource (320 pages)
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Contents Cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- INTRODUCTION Culture, Identity, Commodity: Testing Diasporic Literary Boundaries -- 1 ""Peeking Ducks"" and ""Food Pomographers"": Commodifying Culinary Chinese Americanness -- 2 Market Forces and Powerful Desires: Reading Evelyn Lau's Cultural Labor -- 3 ""There're a Billion Bellies Out There"": Commodity Fetishism, The Uber-Oriental, and the Geopolitics of Desire in David Henry Hwang's M. Butterfly -- 4 ""How Taste Remembers Life"": Diasporic Memory and Community in Fred Wah's Poetry.
5 ""Where are you from?"": New Imaginings of Identity in Chinese-Australian Writing -- 6 The Problem of Diaspora: On Chinese Canadian Cultural Production in English -- 7 ""Forays into Acts of Transformation"": Queering Chinese-Canadian Diasporic Fictions -- 8 Decentring Orientalist and Ocker Masculinities in Birds of Passage -- 9 Exporting Feminism: Jade Snow Wong's Global Tour -- 10 Sleep No More: Ouyang Yu's Wake-up Call to Multicultural Australia -- 11 On Ascriptive and Acquisitional Americanness: The Accidental Asian and the Illogic of Assimilation.
12 ""Many Degrees of Dark and Light"": Sliding the Scale of Whiteness with Simone Lazaroo -- Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789882200951 (electronic bk.)
9882200958 (electronic bk.)
9789622097605 (hbk.)
962209760X (hbk.)
962209760X (hbk.)
OCLC # 647930836
Link HKU Press digital editions.
Additional Format Print version: Culture, identity, commodity. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2005 (DLC) 2006478104


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