Hollywood Asian: Philip Ahn and the Politics of Cross-Ethnic Performance

Hollywood Asian: Philip Ahn and the Politics of Cross-Ethnic Performance

By: Hye Seung Chung (author)Paperback

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How a Korean American actor became a Hollywood "Oriental" star

Contents

Introduction: The Life and Death of a Hollywood AsianPART I Hollywood Asians: From Actor to Spectator1: Portrait of a Patriot's Son: Philip Ahn and Korean Diasporic Identities in Hollywood; 2: The Audience Who Knew Too Much: Oriental Masquerade and Ethnic Recognition among Asian AmericansPART II Oriental Genres, 1930s to 1950s3: Between Yellowphilia and Yellowphobia: Asian American Romance in Oriental Detective Films; 4: State Intervention in the Imagining of Orientals in China Films of the 1930s and 1940s; 5: Hollywood Goes to Korea: War, Melodrama, and the Biopic Politics of Battle Hymn Conclusion: 6: Becoming "Father," Becoming Asian American Filmography; Bibliography

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592135165
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9781592135165
  • ISBN10: 1592135161

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