The Chinese Diaspora on American Screens: Race, Sex, and Cinema

The Chinese Diaspora on American Screens: Race, Sex, and Cinema

By: Gina Marchetti (author)Hardback

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A look at Chinese filmmaking in the post-1989 American diaspora.

About Author

Gina Marchetti is Associate Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, at the University of Hong Kong. In 1995, her book, Romance and the "Yellow Peril": Race, Sex and Discursive Strategies in Hollywood Fiction, won the award for best book in the area of cultural studies from the Association for Asian American Studies. Her recent books include: From Tian'anmen to Times Square: Transnational China and the Chinese Diaspora on Global Screens and Chinese Connections: Critical Perspectives on Film, Identity, and Diaspora co-edited with Tan See-Kam, Peter X Feng (both Temple).


Acknowledgements;; 1. Introduction: Race, Sex, and the Chinese Diaspora in American Film;; Part I In the Black Pacific; 2. Jackie Chan's Black Connections; Interview: Jeff Yang; 3. Interracial Romance in Action: Romeo Must Die; 4. Black in the Chinese Diaspora: Double-Consciousness in Yvonne Welbon's Remembering Wei Yi-fang, Remembering Myself; Interview: Yvonne Welbon;; Part II Sexuality, Gender and Generation in Diaspora; 5. Queering the Patriarchy: The Wedding Banquet, Toc Storee, and Dirty Laundry; Interview: Richard Fung; 6. Guests at the Wedding Banquet: The Joy Luck Club, Double Happiness, Siao Yu and Shopping for Fangs; Interview: Wayne Wang; 7. In Pursuit of Video Hapa-ness: Banana Split and Kip Fulbeck's Boyhood among Ghosts; Interview: Kip Fulbeck; Conclusion; 8. Screening the Chinese Diaspora in the New Millennium;; Endnotes; Bibliography; Filmography.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592135189
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 258
  • ID: 9781592135189
  • ISBN10: 1592135188

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