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Transpacific Displacement: Ethnography, Translation, and Intertextual Travel in Twentieth-Century American Literature

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Yunte Huang takes a most original "ethnographic" approach to more and less well-known American texts as he traces what he calls the transpacific displacement of cultural meanings through twentieth-century America's imaging of Asia.

Informed by the politics of linguistic appropriation and disappropriation, Transpacific Displacement opens with a radically new reading of Imagi
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 6th 2002 by University of California Press (first published January 1st 2002)
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Yunte Huang a professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is the author of Transpacific Imaginations and Charlie Chan. Born in China, he lives in Santa Barbara, California.
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