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Across Meridians: History and Figuration in Karen Tei Yamashita's Transnational Novels

Jinqi Ling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778015
eISBN:
9780804782043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778015.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Over the course of the last two decades, novelist Karen Tei Yamashita has reshaped the Asian American literary imagination in profound ways, and this book offers readers a critically engaged ... More


Adventures in the Global Amazon

Ursula K. Heise

in Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335637
eISBN:
9780199869022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335637.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter, building on Ch. 1, explores how a sense of globally connected places develops from innovative aesthetic techniques in two works that focus on the Amazon rainforest as an icon of ... More


Conclusion

in Across Meridians: History and Figuration in Karen Tei Yamashita's Transnational Novels

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778015
eISBN:
9780804782043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778015.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter sums up the findings of this study on the works of Japanese-American writer Karen Tei Yamashita. It discusses the problem of interpretively establishing Yamashita as a global novelist, ... More


The Law of Command Responsibility

Guénaël Mettraux

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559329
eISBN:
9780191705304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559329.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

The book studies the law of command or superior responsibility under international law. Born in the aftermath of the Second World War, the doctrine of superior responsibility provides that a military ... More


A Culpable State of Mind

Guenael Mettraux

in The Law of Command Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559329
eISBN:
9780191705304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559329.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter discusses each and every aspect of the relevant mens rea or state of mind relevant to the doctrine of superior responsibility both under customary international law and in the Statute of ... More


Epilogue: Mixed Races, Mixed Children, Mixed Outcomes

Caroline Rody

in The Interethnic Imaginiation: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377361
eISBN:
9780199869558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377361.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This epilogue examines the history of mixed‐race characters in Asian American fiction, so as to consider the meaning of the generation of mixed‐race fictional children born to the protagonists of the ... More


The Politics of Geography: Or, a Troping of Asian American Spatial Imagination

in Across Meridians: History and Figuration in Karen Tei Yamashita's Transnational Novels

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778015
eISBN:
9780804782043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778015.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter offers a theoretical discussion of the contributions Japanese-American writer Karen Tei Yamashita in relation to debates over postmodern space and location, literary avant-garde and ... More


Southward Migration: Empire Building and Transculturation in Brazil-Maru

in Across Meridians: History and Figuration in Karen Tei Yamashita's Transnational Novels

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778015
eISBN:
9780804782043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778015.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the issues of empire building and transculturation in Karen Tei Yamashita's novel Brazil-Maru, describing her research for this novel about government-sponsored Japanese ... More


Thinking Magic, Reinventing the Real: Consciousness and Decolonization in Tropic of Orange

in Across Meridians: History and Figuration in Karen Tei Yamashita's Transnational Novels

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778015
eISBN:
9780804782043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778015.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the issues of consciousness and decolonization in Karen Tei Yamahista's novel Tropic of Orange. It suggests that the novel's transnational agenda can be more fruitfully ... More


Toward a Critical Internationalism: Nation, Revolt, and Performance in I Hotel

in Across Meridians: History and Figuration in Karen Tei Yamashita's Transnational Novels

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778015
eISBN:
9780804782043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778015.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the issue of critical internationalism in Karen Tei Yamashita's novel I Hotel. It suggests that this novel represents Yamashita's re-visioning of the Asian American social ... More


Introduction

A. Robert Lee

in Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Introduction offers a succinct profile of Karen Tei Yamashita as author. Her biography, main publications, and general standing in contemporary American literature are all indicated. There ... More


L.A.–Paris–New York: The Parameters of Literary Production at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

Rei Magosaki

in Tricksters and Cosmopolitans: Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271306
eISBN:
9780823271351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271306.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter addresses new political contours of cross-cultural collaboration set against the changing publishing industry under globalization. The chapter discusses new critiques of globalization in ... More


The Media Spectacle of Racial Disaster

Lynn Mie Itagaki

in Civil Racism: The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816699209
eISBN:
9781452954257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699209.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses the specific role the media plays in constructing race and determining the parameters of “civil” racial discourse. Contesting the racist practices of racial civility, Yamashita ... More


Repetition and Race: Asian American Literature After Multiculturalism

Amy C. Tang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190464387
eISBN:
9780190464400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464387.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Repetition and Race explores the literary forms and critical frameworks occasioned by the widespread institutionalization of liberal multiculturalism by turning to the exemplary case of Asian ... More


Killing States: Removals, Other Americans, and the “Pale Promise of Democracy”

Jodi A. Byrd

in The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676408
eISBN:
9781452947754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676408.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents a reading of Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange. It considers discussions of multiculturalism in Los Angeles at the end of the twentieth century to understand how narratives ... More


Remapping the Politics of Pastiche in Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange

Amy C. Tang

in Repetition and Race: Asian American Literature After Multiculturalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190464387
eISBN:
9780190464400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464387.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 2 reinterprets the politics of pastiche through a re-reading of Karen Tei Yamashita’s novel Tropic of Orange. A signature strategy of postmodernism, pastiche has been claimed by ethnic ... More


Command Responsibility

Fred L. Borch

in Military Trials of War Criminals in the Netherlands East Indies 1946-1949

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198777168
eISBN:
9780191822964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777168.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Dutch prosecuted commanders for the war crimes committed by their subordinates, even though these commanders had not personally participated in the criminal acts and perhaps did not even know ... More


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