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Associative Identity Politics: Unmasking the Multi-Layered Formation of Queer Male Selves in 1990s Japan

Katsuhiko Suganuma and Siu-lun Wong

in Contact Moments: The Politics of Intercultural Desire in Japanese Male-Queer Cultures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083701
eISBN:
9789882209053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083701.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 5 examines gay men's coming-out narratives expressed in Japanese gay studies texts published in the 1990s. The chapter employs Fran Martin's ‘masking’ trope as a means to read queer male ... More


Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film

Bert Mittchell Scruggs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851620
eISBN:
9780824868055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851620.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film is a study of colonial Taiwanese fiction, its translation from Japanese to Chinese, and films produced during and about ... More


One Culture, Two Nations: Translating Taiwanese Literature

Bert Mittchell Scruggs

in Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851620
eISBN:
9780824868055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851620.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter two begins with an introduction to the shift from classical Chinese to Japanese that occurs in colonial Taiwan, but it also stresses the importance of spoken Taiwanese and introduces the ... More


Locative Identity and Cultural Free Agency

Bert Mittchell Scruggs

in Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851620
eISBN:
9780824868055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851620.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter three reads closely short fiction from the era through the critical prisms of locative and cultural or ethnic identity, and suggests that cultural identity is evidence of free will. Short ... More


Identity and Ideology: An Introduction

Bert Mittchell Scruggs

in Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851620
eISBN:
9780824868055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851620.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter one introduces the ideological significance of personal identity in colonial Taiwanese fiction. It also discusses briefly the problem of a postcolonial subject with Marxism, psychoanalysis, ... More


Women Writers, Female Roles, and the Body Politic

Bert Mittchell Scruggs

in Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851620
eISBN:
9780824868055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851620.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter five reads closely short fiction from the era through the prism of gender identity, and suggests that gender politics in colonial Taiwan seem similar to those of pre-independence India. It ... More


Class Consciousness, Fictive Space, and the Colonial Proletariat

Bert Mittchell Scruggs

in Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851620
eISBN:
9780824868055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851620.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter four reads closely short fiction from the era through the critical prism of class-consciousness, and suggests that the work of Yang Kui unlike that of many of his contemporaries is ... More


The Appearance of Colonial Taiwan in Fiction and Film

Bert Mittchell Scruggs

in Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851620
eISBN:
9780824868055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851620.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter six departs from the practice of exploring horizons of identity to test the limits of nostalgia and solastalgia as a critical approach to reading fiction and film, by looking at how both the ... More


Conclusion: Virtually Legal

Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson

in A Race So Different: Performance and Law in Asian America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738399
eISBN:
9780814745250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738399.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter discusses Tracking Transience, a performance both of the law and for the law. It stages the surveillance techniques of the national security state as they concentrate on the ... More


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