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Poetry, Photography, Ekphrasis: Lyrical Representations of Photographs from the 19th Century to the Present

Andrew Miller

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381908
eISBN:
9781781382356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381908.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Poetry, Photography, Ekphrasis is a detailed study of the ekphrasis of photography in poetry since the 19th century. Unlike other critical studies of ekphrasis, Miller’s study concentrates solely on ... More


Playing the Race Card in Japanese-Governed Taiwan: Or, Anthropometric Photographs as “Shape-Shifting Jokers”

Paul D. Barclay

in The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In early twentieth-century Taiwan mass-circulated anthropometric imagery operated as the “shape-shifting jokers” described by W.J.T. Mitchell in his discussion of race as a "medium." Such imagery is ... More


Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Rupert Cox, Andrew Irving, and Christopher Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology addresses a series of questions concerning the relationship between anthropological understandings of the world, sensory perception 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


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


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


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


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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