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Drawing New Color Lines

Drawing New Color Lines Author : Monica Chiu
Publisher : Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date : 2014-11-01
Page : 368
Language : en
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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." Drawing New Color Lines explores the culture, production, and history of contemporary graphic narratives that depict Asian Americans and Asians. It examines how Japanese manga and Asian popular culture have influenced Asian American comics; how these comics and Asian American graphic narratives depict the "look" of race; and how these various representations are interpreted in nations not of their production. By focusing on what graphic narratives mean for audiences in North America and those in Asia, the collection discusses how Western theories about the ways in which graphic narratives might successfully overturn derogatory caricatures are themselves based on contested assumptions; and illustrates that the so-called odorless images featured in Japanese manga might nevertheless elicit interpretations about race in transnational contexts. With contributions from experts based in North America and Asia, Drawing New Color Lines will be of interest to scholars in a variety of disciplines, including Asian American studies, cultural and literary studies, comics and visual studies. 
 

"Drawing New Color Lines makes an exciting contribution to the rapidly expanding inquiry at the crossroads of Asian American literary studies, graphic narrative studies, and transnational studies. Foregrounding the shifting meanings of race within, across, and between various national contexts, the fifteen essays in Chiu’s collection explore the visual dimensions of Asian American transnational literary culture with originality and offer particular insight into the complexities of production, interpretation, and reception for graphic narrative." — Pamela Thoma, author of Asian American Women’s Popular Literature: Feminizing Genres and Neoliberal Belonging 

"An informative, smart, and necessary collection. Drawing New Color Lines investigates a growing and important field—transnational Asian American comics—with sophistication and breadth." — Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics and Outside the Box: Interviews with Contemporary Cartoonists


Drawing New Color Lines


Author by : Monica Chiu
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2014-11-01
Publisher by : Hong Kong University Press


Description : 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." D...

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Author by : Marilyn Lake
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2008-01-24
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press


Description : In 1900 W. E. B. DuBois prophesied that the colour line would be the key problem of the twentieth-century and he later identified one of its key dynamics: the new religion of whiteness that was sweepi...

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Graphics Programming With Gdi


Author by : Mahesh Chand
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2004
Publisher by : Addison-Wesley Professional


Description : & All Windows programmers developing applications that deal with graphics, monitors, or printers need to use GDI+. & & There is little documentation available on GDI+. There are only two books on the ...

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Author by : Paul Deitel
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2009-10-29
Publisher by : Pearson Education


Description : The professional programmer’s DEITEL® guide to iPhone app development using iPhone SDK 3.x, Xcode®, Objective-C® and Cocoa® More than 1.5 billion iPhone apps were downloaded from Apple’s App S...

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