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Title Diasporic histories : cultural archives of Chinese transnationalism / edited by Andrea Riemenschnitter and Deborah L. Madsen.
Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [2009]

Subject Chinese diaspora.
Chinese -- Foreign countries -- Intellectual life.
Immigrants' writings, Chinese -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Riemenschnitter, Andrea.
Madsen, Deborah L.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 285 pages) : illustrations (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-266) and index.
Contents Writing across borders : Hong Kong's 1950s and the present / Ping-kwan Leung -- Diaspora, sojourn, migration : the transnational dynamics of "Chineseness" / Deborah L. Madsen -- Positioning at the margins : the infra-power of middle-class Hong Kong / Helen F. Siu -- The yellow and the black : race and diasporic identity in Sinophone Chinese American literature / Sau-ling C. Wong -- Between sovereignty and capitalism : the historical experiences of migrant Chinese / Prasenjit Duara -- Exile in China during the Han dynasty / Nicolas Zufferey -- Fantasizing the homeland : Ji Yun's recollections of exile at the Western frontier (1769-70) / Roland Altenburger -- The voyage to Hong Kong : bildungsroman in Hong Kong literature of the 1950s / Mary Shuk-han Wong -- Another diaspora : Chineseness and the traffic in women in Fruit Chan's Durian Durian / Pheng Cheah -- Queer transnationalism : literary anthropologies from the contact zone / Andrea Riemenschnitter -- Women and diaspora : Zhao Shuxia's novel Sai Jinhua and the quest for female agency / Kathrin Ensinger -- Double diaspora? "Re-presenting" Singaporeans abroad / Tamara Wagner.
Summary This work engages cultural representations of the subjectivities and loyalties of Chinese migrant communities, including analyses of aesthetic texts, as well as theoretical approaches in cultural studies.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789888052172 (electronic bk.)
9888052179 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612708794
OCLC # 707091248
Link HKU Press digital editions.
Additional Format Print version: Diasporic histories. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2009 9789622090798 (OCoLC)320589786

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