Asian/American Bodies in Extremis: Gendering Power, Pleasure, and Nation through "Spectacular" Excess

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Knoll, Melissa Garcia;
(2012)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Asian American studies | Women's studies | Gender studies | Asian/American body politics | critical race discourses | feminism | genre theory | media studies | postcolonialism

As a cross-genre study, this project centralizes performances of physical excess, putting genre theory in conversation with Asian/American critical race discourses to articulate the specific knowledges produced by film, stand-up comedy, theatre, and sports. Considering... View more
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