Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China

Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China : Communities and Cultural Production

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This volume will interest scholars and students in the growing area of diaspora and transnational studies, as well as those interested in contemporary Chinese art and culture.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 252 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25.4mm | 490g
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • English
  • 15 b&w photos
  • 077482591X
  • 9780774825917
  • 2,447,428

Table of contents

1 China Rising: A View and Review of China's Diasporas since the 1980s / Julia Kuehn, Kam Louie, and David M. Pomfret

2 No Longer Chinese? Residual Chineseness after the Rise of China / Ien Ang

3 Twenty-Three Years in Migration, 1989-2012: A Writer's View and Review / Ouyang Yu

4 Globe-Trotting Chinese Masculinity: Wealthy, Worldly, and Worthy / Kam Louie

5 Textual and Other Oxymorons: Sino-Anglophone Writing of War and Peace in Maxine Hong Kingston's Fifth Book of Peace / Shirley Geok-lin Lim

6 The Autoethnographic Impulse: Two New Zealand Chinese Playwrights / Hilary Chung

7 The Provocation of Dim Sum; or, Making Diaspora Visible on Film / Rey Chow

8 Performing Bodies, Translated Histories: Ang Lee's Lust, Caution, Transnational Cinema, and Chinese Diasporas / Cristina Demaria

9 Dancing in the Diaspora: "Cultural Long-Distance Nationalism" and the Staging of Chineseness by San Francisco's Chinese Folk Dance Association / Sau-ling C. Wong

10 Tyranny of Taste: Chinese Aesthetics in Australia and on the World Stage / Yiyan Wang

11 Reconfiguring the Chinese Diaspora through the Eyes of Ethnic Minorities / Kwai-Cheung Lo

Notes; Bibliography; Contributors; Index
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About Julia Kuehn

Julia Kuehn is an associate professor of English at the University of Hong Kong. Kam Louie is the dean of the Faculty of Arts and M.B. Lee Professor in the Humanities and Medicine at the University of Hong Kong. David M. Pomfret is an associate professor of history at the University of Hong Kong.

Contributors: Ien Ang, Rey Chow, Hilary Chung, Cristina Demaria, Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Kwai-Cheung Lo, Yiyan Wang, Sau-ling C. Wong, Ouyang Yu
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