Betrayal and Other Acts of Subversion: Feminism, Sexual Politics, Asian American Women's Literature

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African Americans, 19, 28, 42, 49; as GIs, 116
Americanization, 9, 59, 108, 124
American Knees,70
American Studies, 19, 180–181n.15
Amnesty International, 146, 166
Among the White Moon Faces: An AsianAmerican Memoir of Homelands,184n.1
Anzaldúa, Gloria, 11, 14, 24–25
Appadurai, Arjun, 15
Asian American Studies, 14, 17–18, 21
Aung San Suu Kyi, 137–138, 140–144, 152, 193n.23, 195n.33
The Battered Woman,191n.10, 191– 192n.13
Berlant, Lauren, 30, 39, 91, 150–152, 170
Beyond Rangoon,139, 163, 195n.33
Bhabha, Homi K., 19, 65, 67, 153, 183n.15, 195n.29
blackface, 50, 52, 182n.7
Bombay Talkie,9
A Bridge Between Us,71, 93
Brown, Wendy, 94, 105, 150, 195n.35
Burma, 33, 127, 137–140, 142–153, 190n.2, 191n.12, 196n.38
Butler, Judith, 64, 66, 68, 139, 162, 169, 183n.10
Carby, Hazel V., 110
Chan, Sucheng, 39, 113
Cheong, Fiona, 33, 73, 153–166, 176, 189n.1, 194–195n.27
Child of War, Woman of Peace,116, 123– 129, 188n.12
Chin, Frank, 28–29, 57, 184n.4
Chinese Americans, 9, 13, 28–29, 31, 39, 70–71, 77–78, 90, 134
Chodorow, Nancy, 94, 97, 186n.17
Chong, Denise, 185n.15
Chow, Rey, 57–58, 75, 78–79, 137–138, 184n.5, 195n.32
citizenship, 3, 10–11, 19, 30, 33, 36, 39, 40–41, 50, 53; relation to sexuality, 56; rituals of, 61, 68; universal, 139
civil rights, 11, 30
Clay Walls,12, 17, 94
Clifford, James, 15
Cold War, 23, 31, 87, 127, 138
communism, 9, 155–156, 159, 194n.25; in China 87, 100; and Red Scare, 160
The Concubine's Children,185n.15
Confucian tradition, 32, 104
Creef, Elena Tajima, 51–52
cultural nationalism, 26–28
D'Aquino, Iva Toguri, 5–8, 35. See also Tokyo Rose
Day, Doris, 59–65. See also identification: homoerotic
Disappearing Moon Cafe,76, 94, 100–108
Dogeaters,61, 72–73, 152, 184n.2
drag, 57, 66–67. See also blackface; masquerade
Enloe, Cynthia, 120, 132, 158, 181n.18
ethnic solidarity, 3, 8, 29, 141, 171
Ethnic Studies, 170
Executive Order 9066, 44–45. See also Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Farewell to Manzanar,10, 30, 42–54, 57– 59, 64, 66–68, 183n.8, n.11
Federal Bureau of Investigation, 5, 7
feminism, 26, 28, 159, 181n.16; and criticism, 71, 170, 194n.25; and identity, 132; liberal, 79, 82–83; radical, 171; and solidarity, 10; and theory, 21, 26, 74, 114, 131; and Third World nationalism, 164, 181n.17–18. See also Third World feminism
Fifth Chinese Daughter,34, 76–91, 98, 113–114, 176, 184n.4–7, 185nn.9, 11
filial piety, 9, 80, 85
Flower Drum Song,37, 39
Fluxus, 4, 179n.1. See also Ono, Yoko
Fong, Giselle, 13
Foucault, Michel, 23, 113
Fuss, Diana, 59
Gatens, Moira, 42, 69
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., 24–25

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