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Lost in translation [electronic resource] : Orientalism, cinema, and the enigmatic signifier / Homay King.

Author/Creator:
King, Homay, 1972-
Other Title:
Orientalism, cinema, and the enigmatic signifier
Publication:
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2010.
Series:
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (218 p.)
Subjects:
Orientalism.
Asians in motion pictures.
East and West in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Plots, themes, etc.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in mass media.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
An argument that the fantasy of an inscrutable East has functioned as a kernel of otherness that has shaped Hollywood cinema at its core.
Contents:
The enigmatic signifier
The Shanghai gesture
The Chinatown syndrome
Translation and detranslation
The lost girls.
Notes:
Description based on print version record
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-283-03683-5
9786613036834
0-8223-9292-5
OCLC:
662616909
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