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Published: 28 February 2019

224 Pages | 91 illus., with 29 in color


ISBN: 9780190604615

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Anne Anlin Cheng

  • Offers what is arguably the first sustained theory of Asiatic feminism, filling a glaring absence in critical theory
  • Brings legal history, cinematic history, and art history into a dynamic conversation
  • Proposes a brand new way to approach the well-rehearsed problems of racial and sexual commodification and objectification
  • Supplies original readings of previously overlooked materials: one of the most important habeas corpus cases of the 19th century, a fashion show at the Metropolitan Museum, a film by one of the great "race actresses" of the 20th century, and more