Changing Representation of Minorities East and West: Selected Conference Papers

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  • ISBN-13: 9780824818616
  • Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/1/1996
  • Series: Literary Studies: East and West
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
I Black and White in the United States
Talking B(l)ack: Parrots, Terrorists, and the Function of "Niggerizing" in America 3
'Making the Faces Black': The African-American Detective Novel 26
Decoding for Race: Toni Morrison's 'Recitatif' and Being White, Teaching Black 41
Sentimental Racism in Recent Films 47
II East and West in the United States
Exorcism Repositioned: Old and New World Pleasures in Wang's Joy Luck Club and Lee's Eat Drink Man Woman 59
Film and Multiculturalism: Erasing Race in Nancy Kelly's Thousand Pieces of Gold 75
Those Unsettling Slavs, or There's No Place Like Home 98
III Canadian Multiculturalism
Reading Between the Poles: The "English" French-Canadian Canon 113
Minorities of the Canadian West in the Work of Gabrielle Roy 131
Nanabush's Return: Cultural Messianism in Tomson Highway's Plays 143
IV Asian and Pacific Minorities
Stigma, Stigmata: Apotheosis of the Hibakusha 159
Objectivity or Objectification? 168
Balance and Bias in Racial and Ethnic Imagery in Philippine Literature 173
Representations of the Isan, an Important Minority in Thailand 188
Changing Representations of Minorities East and West: The Aborigine in the Novels of Patricia Wrightson 197
(Dis)articulating Identity, Language, Culture, and Territory in Six Contemporary Anglo-Quebec Short Stories 212
Conjuring the Native in Redemptive Filipino Memoirs 233
About the Contributors 253
About the Editors 257
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