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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


In Plain Sight: Reading the Racial Surfaces of Adrian Tomine’s Shortcomings

Ralph E. Rodriguez

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/9789888139385.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Ralph Rodriguez’s essay on Adrian Tomine’s Shortcomings advocates for readings that are mindful of the systems, conventions, and expectations that affect our (Western) reading of texts. Rodriguez’s ... More


The Model Minority between Medical School and Nintendo: Gene Luen Yang and Thien Pham’s Level Up

Lan Dong

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/9789888139385.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

While Gene Luen Yang is well known for his Printz Award-winning graphic narrative American Born Chinese, Lan Dong examines his lesser-known work in “The Model Minority between Medical School and ... More


From Fan Activism to Graphic Narrative: Culture and Race in Gene Luen Yang’s Avatar: The Last Airbender—The Promise

Tim Gruenewald

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/9789888139385.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In chapter 8, Tim Gruenewald uses Yang’s earlier graphic narratives, such as American Born Chinese and Level Up, to explore the conflict among cultural inheritance, imagined racial categories, and ... 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


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


Emotions as Landscapes: Specters of Asian American Racialization in Shaun Tan’s Graphic Narratives

Jeffrey Santa Ana

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/9789888139385.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Jeffrey Santa Ana argues how the work of Australian-Chinese-Malay Shaun Tan figuratively illustrates how Australia has been slow to acknowledge its past discrimination against Chinese immigrants and ... 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


When the Monkey King Travels across the Pacific and Back: Reading Gene Luen Yang’s American Born Chinese in China

Kuilan Liu

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/9789888139385.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Kuilan Liu’s essay finds Yang’s image of the Monkey King in American Born Chinese offensive, given the rich history both in Chinese literature and media, of the revered Monkey King. Her essay ... 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


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