Rey Chow


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Hong Kong
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Rey Chow is a Chinese-American cultural critic, specializing in 20th-century Chinese fiction and film and postcolonial theory. Educated in Hong Kong and the United States, she has taught at several major American universities, including Brown University. Chow is currently Anne Firor Scott Professor of Literature at Duke University.

Chow's writing challenges assumptions in many different scholarly conversations including those about literature, film, visual media, sexuality and gender, postcolonialism, ethnicity, and cross-cultural politics. Chow explores the problematic assumptions about non-Western cultures and ethnic minorities within the context of academic discourse as well as in more public discourses about ethnic and cultur
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Average rating: 4.01 · 391 ratings · 18 reviews · 40 distinct works
The Protestant Ethnic and t...

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Writing Diaspora: Tactics o...

4.39 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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The Age of the World Target...

4.11 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Primitive Passions: Visuali...

3.85 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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Woman and Chinese Modernity...

3.96 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1991 — 4 editions
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Not Like a Native Speaker: ...

4.39 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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Sentimental Fabulations, Co...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Ethics After Idealism: Theo...

4.43 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1998 — 4 editions
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The Rey Chow Reader

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4.38 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Entanglements, or Transmedi...

4.17 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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