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Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Monica Chiu (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The global circulation of comics, manga, and other such visual mediums between North America and Asia produces transnational meanings no longer rooted in a separation between “Asian” and “American.” ... More


(Re)Collecting Vietnam: Vietnamization, Soldier Remorse, and Marvel Comics

Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

in Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Cathy Schlund-Vials examines how two issues of Spiderman recount and thus re-imagine (visually) the consequences of an American policy of Vietnamization instigated by President Nixon. In Nixon’s ... More


The Awesome and Mundane Adventures of Flor de Manila y San Francisco

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In chapter 10, Catherine Ceniza Choy offers a close reading of Jenifer K Wofford’s 2008 graphic novel and kiosk poster project Flor de Manila y San Francisco in the historical and contemporary ... More


The “Japaneseness” of OEL Manga: On Japanese American Comics Artists and Manga Style

Angela Moreno Acosta

in Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

While Asian American graphic artists often grapple with the politics of identity, as iterated throughout this collection, Acosta argues that OEL manga, an amalgamation of Asian American and Japanese ... More


Manga-fying Yang’s American Born Chinese

Angela Moreno Acosta and Jaqueline Berndt

in Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In Chapter 12, Acosta contributes her own hand-drawn, manga-esque version of a scene from Yang’s American Born Chinese while Jaqueline Berndt discusses how it depicts differences between the two ... More


Skim as Girl: Reading a Japanese North American Graphic Novel through Manga Lenses

Jaqueline Berndt

in Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Berndt, in her “Skim as Girl: Reading a Japanese North American Graphic Novel through Manga Lenses,” interprets the reception of Tamaki and Tamaki’s Skim within a Japanese manga audience once it was ... More


Queering Manga: Eating Queerly in 12 Days

Laura Anh Williams

in Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

According to Laura Anh Williams’s “Queering Manga: Eating Queerly in 12 Days,” Asian Americanness is usually associated with heterosexuality while queerness is associated with whiteness. June Kim’s ... More


Conveying New Material Realities: Transnational Popular Culture in Asian American Comics

Shan Mu Zhao

in Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 15 looks at how raciality is made visible not only through the Asian American bodies of characters in four graphic narratives—Yang’s American Born Chinese, Kim’s Good as Lily, Fred Chao’s ... More


A Moment Outside of Time: The Visual Life of Homosexuality and Race in Tamaki and Tamaki’s Skim

Monica Chiu

in Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 1 avers that Skim’s visual conventions are non-prose, textual interventions into social heteronormativity and race. The narrative’s strategically engineered visual interruptions demand that ... More


Asian/American Postethnic Subjectivity in Derek Kirk Kim’s Good as Lily, Same Difference and Other Stories, and Tune

Ruth Y. Hsu

in Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 2 argues that Kim’s graphic narratives are a complex and ambivalent reaction to the emergence of postethnicity, the popular belief that racial and ethnic identities have become much less ... More


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