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Performing Asian America

race and ethnicity on the contemporary stage

by Josephine Ding Lee

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Published by Temple Univ. Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJosephine Lee
SeriesAsian American history and culture
The Physical Object
PaginationVIII, 241 S. :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24931207M
ISBN 10156639502X, 1566396379
ISBN 109781566395021, 9781566396370
OCLC/WorldCa243865740

Prior to the Asian financial crisis, it was accepted wisdom to compare the growth of Latin America unfavourably to that of a selection of East and Southeast Asian countries (the so-called high performing Asian economies). This paper presents statistics that indicate that the differences in performance may have been less than as commonly presented. Asian American Culture on Stage: The History of the East West Players. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., Lee, Esther Kim. A History of Asian American Theatre. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press Lee, Josephine. Performing Asian America: Race and Ethnicity on the Contemporary Stage. Philadelphia: Temple University Press,


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At a time when Asian American theater is enjoying a measure of growth and success, Josephine Lee tells us about the complex social and political issues depicted by Asian American playwrights. By looking at performances and dramatic texts, Lee argues that playwrights produce a different conception of "Asian America" in accordance with their Cited by: 5.

Performing Asian America Book Description: At a time when Asian American theater is enjoying a measure of growth and success, Josephine Lee tells us about the complex social and political issues depicted by Asian American playwrights. This book begins a critical examination of selected plays written by Americans of Asian descent.

The works considered cover a diverse range of subjects and dramatic styles; my discussion teases out the shared strategies by which plays and playwrights make performance, dramatic form, and audience response inseparable from the meaning of race and ethnicity.

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Josephine Lee is the author of Performing Asian America ( avg rating, 12 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Japan of Pure Invention ( avg r /5. Get this from a library. Performing Asian America: race and ethnicity on the contemporary stage.

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How does one go about describing and analyzing the cultural production of Asian Americans, a group. preoccupations, and dramatic styles that mark these plays as "Asian American." Insisting that drama by Asian Americans deserves a distinctive critical approach, or its own book, is somewhat risky, given the current climate inside and outside the Cited by: 5.

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