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ISBN-10: 0231149956

ISBN-13: 9780231149952

Edition: 2010

Authors: Rey Chow, Paul Bowman

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List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 7/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946

Editor's Introduction
Acknowledgments
Modernity and Postcolonial Ethnicity
The Age of the World Target: Atomic Bombs, Alterity, Area Studies
Seeing Is Destroying
The World Becomes Virtual
The Orbit of Self and Other
From Atomic Bombs to Area Studies
The Postcolonial Difference: Lessons in Cultural Legitimation
From Writing Diaspora: Introduction: Leading Questions
Orientalism and East Asia: The Persistence of a Scholarly Tradition
Sanctifying the �Subaltern�: The Productivity of White Guilt
Tactics of Intervention
The Chinese Lessen
Brushes with the-Other-as-Face: Stereotyping and Cross-Ethnic Representation
The Inevitability of Stereotypes in Cross-Ethnic Representation
The Politics of Admittance: Female Sexual Agency, Miscegenation, and the Formation of Community in Frantz Fanon
Race and the Problem of Admittance
Community Formation and Sexual Difference: A Double Theoretical Discourse
What Does the Woman of Color Want?
The Force of Miscegenation
Community Building Among Theorists of Postcoloniality
When Whiteness Feminizes: Some Consequences of a Supplementary Logic
Is �Woman� a Woman, a Man, or What? The Unstable Status of Woman if Contemporary Cultural Criticism
Filmic Visuality and Transcultural Politics
Film and Cultural Identity
Seeing Modern China: Toward a Theory of Ethnic Spectatorship
The Dream of a Butterfly
�East Is East and West Is West, and Ne'er the Twain Shall Meet�
�The Beauty…of Her Death. It's a…Pure Sacrifice�
The Force of Butterfly; or, the �Oriental Woman� as Phallus
�Under the Robes. Beneath Everything, It Was Always Me�
�It's Not the Story; Its the Music�
Madame Butterfly, C'est Moi
Coda: New Questions for Cultural Difference and Identity
Film as Ethnography; or, Translation Between Cultures in the Postcolonial World
The Primacy of To-Be-Looked-At-ness
Translation and the Problem of Origins
Translation as �Cultural Resistance�
The �Third Term�
Weakness, Fluidity, and the Fabling of the World
The Light of the Arcade
A Filmic Staging of Postwar Geotemporal Politics: On Akira Regrets for Our Youth, Sixty Years Later
Coda
From Sentimental Fabulations, Contemporary Chinese Films: Attachment in the Age of Global Visibility
Introduction
Highlights of a Western Discipline
Image, Time, Identity: Trajectories of Becoming Visible
Defining the Sentimental in Relation to Contemporary Chinese Cinema
The Political Economy of Vision in Happy Times and Not One Less; or, a Different Type of Migration
Altruistic Fictions in China's Happy Times
How to Add Back a Subtracted Child? The Transmutation and Abjection of Human Labor in Not One Less
Notes
Index