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Global-Local Cultural Production and the Transnational Imaginary

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ISBN-10: 0822317125

ISBN-13: 9780822317128

Edition: N/A

Authors: Rob Wilson, Wimal Dissanayake, Jonathan Beller, Christopher Connery, Karen Kelsky

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List price: $26.95
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 5/27/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Rob Wilson has been a professor of transnational and postcolonial literatures at the University of California at Santa Cruz since 2001. The founding editor of theBerkeley Poetry Review, Wilson was educated at the University of California at Berkeley, where he received a doctorate in English in 1976. He has also taught in the English Department at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa and Korea University in Seoul and was a visiting professor of literature at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan. Christopher Leigh Connery teaches World Literature and Cultural Studies at UC Santa Cruz, where he also co-directs the Center for Cultural Studies. He has a PhD in East Asian Studies, and has…    

University of Hawaii at Manoa, US

Introduction: Tracking the Global/Local
The Global in the Local
Localism, Globalism, and Cultural Identity
A Borderless World? From Colonialism to Transnationalism and the Decline of the Nation-State
Real Virtuality
Phobic Spaces and Liminal Panics: Independent Transnational Film Genre
From the Imperial Family to the Transnational Imaginary: Media Spectatorship in the Age of Globalization
Local Conjunctions
Flirting with the Foreign: Interracial Sex in Japan's "International"
Desiring the Involuntary: Machinic Assemblage and Transnationalism in Deleuze and Robocop 2
In Whose Interest? Transnational Capital and the Production of Multiculturalism in Canada
Global/Local Disruptions
Globalism's Localisms
The Oceanic Feeling and the Regional Imaginary
Goodbye Paradise: Global/Localism in the American Pacific
The Case of the Emergent Cultural Criticism Columns in Taiwan's Newspaper Literary Supplements: Global/Local Dialectics in Contemporary Taiwanese Public Culture
South Korea as Social Space
Afterword: "Global/Local"
Memory and Thought