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The other American moderns : Matsura, Ishigaki, Noda, Hayakawa

Author: ShiPu Wang
Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania : Penn State University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : State or province government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the works of four early to mid-twentieth-century American artists of Asian descent. Focuses on their critical engagement with notions of American modernism, and illuminates a transcultural positioning in modern American culture that predates our contemporary discourse on race and identity"--Provided by publisher.
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Named Person: Frank Matsura; Eitarō Ishigaki; Hideo Noda; Miki Hayakawa
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: ShiPu Wang
ISBN: 9780271077734 0271077735
OCLC Number: 964698102
Awards: Nominated for Charles C. Eldredge Prize 2018
Description: xiii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction : the other American moderns --
Going "native" in an American borderland : Frank S. Matsura's photographic miscegenation --
By proxy of his black heroes : Eitarō Ishigaki and the battles for equality --
We are Scottsboro boys : Hideo Noda's visual rhetoric of transracial solidarity --
In search of Miki : Hayakawa, a Californian cosmopolitan --
Epilogue : concerning exclusion.
Responsibility: ShiPu Wang.

Abstract:

"Examines the works of four early to mid-twentieth-century American artists of Asian descent. Focuses on their critical engagement with notions of American modernism, and illuminates a transcultural positioning in modern American culture that predates our contemporary discourse on race and identity"--Provided by publisher.
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