The Deathly Embrace: Orientalism and Asian American Identity

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Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 57
Adorno, Theodor W., 136
Ahmad, Aijaz, xii
Aiiieeeee!: An Anthology of Asian American Writers, xi, xv–xvi, xx, 63, 163n. 1
Amerasian. See mixed-race, the
American Citizens for Justice (ACJ), 79, 87, 90
Andriola, Alfred, 13
Anglo-Japanese. See Ishiguro, Kazuo
annexation of the Philippines by the United States, 8
Arendt, Hannah, 86
Asian American identity, formation of, xi–xxiii
assimilationism, xvi–xvii, 114
Astaire, Fred, 55
baby boomers, 49
Bacho, Peter, xxiii, 64, 69
“Ballad of Mulan, The.” See Fa Mu Lan
Barbie dolls, 141
Barshay, Robert, 10
Barthes, Roland, 100
baseball and the murder of Vincent Chin, xxi, 76–92
Bataille, Georges, 78
Batman and Robin, 54
Baudrillard, Jean, 71
Beckett, Samuel, 167n. 3
Bertolucci, Bernardo, 130, 167n. 2
Big Aiiieeeee, The, 63, 163n. 1
Biggers, Earl Derr, 4, 12–13
Big Stoop: in Terry and the Pirates, 12–15
blackface, 14, 128–29, 155
Blake, William, 127
Blanchard, Kendall, 87–88
Block, Alex Ben, 54, 58–60
Bloom, Harold, 38
Blythe, Will, 153
Boxer Rebellion, 8
Bristow, Joseph, 6
Brody, Jennifer DeVere, 155–56
Brown, Nicole, 77
Browne, Nick, 46
Buck, Pearl, 13
Buddhism: karma in, 116, 122; and New Age, 114–15; reincarnation in, 115–16, 121–25
Buñuel, Luis, 153
Butler, Judith, 156
Cadwell, Linda Lee, 59, 164n. 2
Caniff, Milton: Male Call, 18–19; Steve Canyon, 19; Terry and the Pirates, xix–xx, 3, 9–10, 12–18
Cantor, Eddie, 155
Carradine, David, 60–61


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