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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 125–139.
Published: 01 December 2006
... : Princeton UP , 2000 . Ichioka Yuji . The Issei: The World of the First Generation Japanese Immigrants, 1885 – 1924 . New York : Collier Maxmillan Publishers , 1988 . Kiyama Henry Yoshitaka . The Four Immigrants Manga . Trans. Schodt Frederick L. . Berkeley, CA : Stone...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 159–181.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Lauren Silber This article examines the public essays of the immigrant activist Jose Antonio Vargas. It situates his 2011 New York Times Magazine essay “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” and his 2012 Time magazine essay “Not Legal, Not Leaving” in the larger historical context...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 153–179.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Jean Gregorek Henning Mankell describes his goal in the best-selling Wallander novels as an examination of the social antagonisms in his native Sweden, particularly with regard to race and immigration, within the commercial genre of the police procedural. This essay complicates Mankell's claims...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
... are placed on trial. Female solidarity is also celebrated as a means to counter the violence and corruption of a racialized society. In so doing, Kim’s novel subverts both the sexism and racism of the traditional detective genre. The conclusion of this article is that the novel legitimates a female immigrant...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... recovery, immigrant maximalism, and historical revision developed in feminist and critical race theory, and suggests that big, ambitious novel strategies like polyphony, fragmentation, and centripetal connectivity are the provenance of women and people of color at least as much as they are the domain...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
... with no need for a second counterpart text to draw cross-literary parallels. Written from a transpacific narratorial stance of a millennial Vancouver-based daughter of Chinese immigrants, the narrative communicates her secondhand knowledge about the traumatic twentieth-century history of the People's Republic...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 105–124.
Published: 01 December 2006
... . Berkeley : U of California P , 1987 . 3 - 70 . ----, ed. Songs of Gold Mountain . Berkeley : U of California P , 1987 . ----. “ Translator's Note .” In Wenquan 75 - 79 . / Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island, 1910-1940 . Trans. Lai Him Mark...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... with historical, cultural and racial meanings” (2014, 97). Afropea will undoubtedly prove increasingly significant when considering greater transnational trends within Europe and per- taining to the increasing immigration crisis in Europe; the summers of 2015 and 2016 have seen increased overland, trans...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 273–302.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of racial and gendered narratives about undocumented immigrants to the United States from the late nineteenth century to the present, examining how these narratives present fears of overly porous national boundaries, the indiscriminate flow of desired undesirables, and transnational miscegenations...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 111–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... ): 4 – 10 . Chapkis Wendy . 2003 . “Trafficking, Migration, and the Law: Protecting Innocents, Punishing Immigrants.” Gender and Society 17 ( 6 ): 923 – 37 . Child Lydia Maria . 1861 . Introduction by the Editor . In Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 21–38.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . `` Segregation's Last Stronghold: Race Discrimination and the Constitutional Law of Immigration .'' UCLA L. Rev. 46 ( Oct. 1998 ): 1 - 74 . Foner Eric . Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 . New York : Harper and Row Publishers , 1988 . Goldberg David Theo...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 389–412.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... Roy Orbison goes to India and returns as a rapping Shah Rukh Khan orchestrating the narrative of immigration in New York City. Although they both stage the return of American culture to itself, The Fifth Element and Kal Ho Naa Ho are, of course, two very different works. And yet...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 157–187.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . Choi Zihn . `` Early Korean Immigrants to America: Their Role in the Establishment of the Republic of Korea .'' East Asian Review 14 : 4 ( 2002 ): 43 - 71 . Choo Chai-Yong . `` A Brief Sketch of a Korean Christian History from the Minjung Perspective .'' In Minjung Theology: People...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 83–106.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Am Not a Heathen: A Rejoinder to Wong Chin Foo .'' The North American Review 143 : 370 ( Sep 1887 ): 306 - 12 . Miller Stuart Creighton . The Unwelcome Immigrant: The American Image of the Chinese, 1785-1882 . Berkeley : U of California P , 1969 . Moon Krystyn R...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 135–158.
Published: 01 July 2016
...: Folklore, Horror, and the Uses of Tradition in the Works of H. P. Lovecraft.” Journal of Folklore Research 42 , no. 1 : 99 – 135 . Garis Roy L. 1927 . Immigration Restriction: A Study of the Opposition to and Regulation of Immigration into the United States . Foreword by Johnson...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 575–598.
Published: 01 September 2002
...: The New Mestiza . San Francisco : Aunt Lute , 1987 . Baca Jimmy Santiago . Immigrants in Our Own Land and Selected Early Poems . New York : New Directions , 1990 . —. Martín & Meditations on the South Valley . Denise Levertov, intro . New York : New Directions , 1987...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., the powerful influence the laws held over the Chinese immigrant community remained close and famil- iar. Tsiang developed strong and immediate ties to New York's Chinatown. By the late 1920s, he grew active in Chinatown labor politics, eventually joining their campaign to overturn the Exclusion laws...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 57–82.
Published: 01 September 2006
... , 1968 . Chan Sucheng . Asian Americans: an Interpretive History . Seattle : Twayne , 1991 . Chen Lucie . `` Free, Indentured, Enslaved: Chinese Prostitutes in Nineteenth-Century America .'' In Labor Immigration under Capitalism: Asian Workers in the United States before World War...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 145–147.
Published: 01 December 2006
... exclusion is not reducible to a priori racism; rather, anti-Asian racism articu- lates the tensions between nostalgic nativist ideologies and the consolidation of corporate culture at the turn of the century. Contrary to approaches that read the portrayal of early Asian immigrants for authenticity, Lye...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): v–xx.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Orientalism . Liu Haiming . `` Transnational Historiography: Chinese American Studies Reconsidered .'' Journal of the History of Ideas 65 : 1 ( 2004 ): 135 - 53 . Lowe Lisa . Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics . Durham : Duke UP , 1996 . Lye Colleen...