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From Avant-Garde to Authentic: Revisiting Langston Hughes’s “Moscow Movie”

Steven S. Lee

in The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173520
eISBN:
9780231540117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173520.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 3 traces the passing of the ethnic avant-garde by discussing Langston Hughes' 1956 account of his 1932 Moscow film project--specifically the account's deployment of a racially exclusive ... More


Cold War Pluralism: The New York Intellectuals Respond to Soviet Anti-Semitism

Steven S. Lee

in The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173520
eISBN:
9780231540117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173520.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 4 elaborates on the ethnic avant-garde's decline by discussing how, in response to post-war Soviet anti-Semitism, the New York Intellectuals articulated a Jewish cultural authenticity that ... More


“Trying to Have an Identity without a Place in the World”

Thea Renda Abu El-Haj

in Unsettled Belonging: Educating Palestinian American Youth after 9/11

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226289328
eISBN:
9780226289632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289632.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Young people’s sense of being Palestinian and belonging to a national community was produced through everyday practices that unfolded across transnational social fields, constituting an informal ... More


Asian American Adoptive Parents: Freedom and Flexibility

Andrea Louie

in How Chinese Are You?: Adopted Chinese Youth and their Families Negotiate Identity and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479890521
eISBN:
9781479859887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479890521.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the complexities of Asian American identity production in the context of adoption by focusing on the experiences of Chinese American adoptive parents. Drawing on Asian American ... More


Inside and Outside the Box

Sara Le Menestrel

in Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461459
eISBN:
9781626740785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461459.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the politics of cultural authenticity. Under whose authority are criteria shaped to define a legitimate, “authentic” French Louisiana repertoire? What power struggles underlie ... More


Introduction: Yinyuan as a Symbol of Authenticity

Jiang Wu

in Leaving for the Rising Sun: Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan and the Authenticity Crisis in Early Modern East Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199393121
eISBN:
9780199393152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393121.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter defines the meaning of authenticity in light of Lionel Trilling and Charles Lindholm’s theoretic reflection and discusses how Yinyuan became a symbol of religious, political, and ... More


American Modernism's Expatriate Scene: The Labour of Translation

Daniel Katz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625260
eISBN:
9780748652006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625260.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This study takes as its point of departure an essential premise: that the widespread phenomenon of expatriation in American modernism is less a flight from the homeland than a dialectical return to ... More


Narrative Battle: Fabricating Folk Paper-Cutting as an Intangible Heritage

Ka-ming Wu

in Reinventing Chinese Tradition: The Cultural Politics of Late Socialism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039881
eISBN:
9780252097997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039881.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how Xiaocheng Folk Art Village in Yan'an was transformed into a container of tradition and the practice of paper-cutting into an intangible cultural heritage. It first considers ... More


Strange Strangers in the Land of Paradise

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter discusses the encounters between the Shimshali, the inhabitants of Shimshal, and the wave of tourists who visited the Hunza region during the last two decades of the twentieth century. ... More


Shaking the Buddhas: Lafcadio Hearn in Japan, 1890–1904

Taylor David

in Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter analyzes Lafcadio Hearn, who may be seen as an early cultural hybrid and product of proto-globalization: of Greek-Irish origin, raised in Ireland and England, working as a journalist in ... More


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