East Is West and West Is East: Gender, Culture, and Interwar Encounters Between Asia and America

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Between 1919-1938, aa contact between Asia and America forced a reassessment of the normative boundaries of race, sex, gender, class, home, and nation. Karen KuoOCOs provocative "East Is West and West Is East" looks closely at these global shifts to modernity. In her analysis of five forgotten textsOCothe 1930 film East Is West, Frank CapraOCOs 1937 version of "Lost Horizon "and its 1973 remake, Younghill Kang's novel "East Goes West," and Baroness IshimotoOCOs memoir/manifesto, "Facing Both Ways"OCoKuo elucidates how OC ...

East Is West and West Is East: Gender, Culture, and Interwar Encounters Between Asia and America 2012, American Literatures Initiative

ISBN-13: 9781439905876

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East Is West and West Is East: Gender, Culture, and Interwar Encounters Between Asia and America 2012, Temple University Press

ISBN-13: 9781439905869

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