The exquisite corpse of Asian America : biopolitics, biosociality, and posthuman ecologies / Rachel C. Lee.

Author
Lee, Rachel C., 1966- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : New York University Press, [2014]
Description
v, 325 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Sexual cultures [More in this series]
Summary note
Addresses this central question: if race has been settled as a legal or social construction and not as biological fact, why do Asian American artists, authors, and performers continue to scrutinize their body parts?
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-311) and index.
Contents
  • Corpse Blood Kidney
  • Introduction: Parts/Parturition 1
  • Lymphocytes
  • 1 How a Critical Biopolitical Studies Lens Alters the Questions We Ask vis-à-vis Race 39
  • Teeth Feet Gamete
  • 2 The Asiatic, Acrobatic, and Aleatory Biologies of Cheng-Chieh Yus Dance Theater 66
  • Vagina Gi Tract
  • 3 Pussy Ballistics and Peristaltic Feminism 97
  • Parasite Chromosome
  • 4 Everybody's Novel Protist: Chimeracological Entanglements in Amitav Ghosh's Fiction 126
  • Head
  • 5 A Sideways Approach to Mental Disabilities: Incarceration, Kinesthetics, Affect, and Ethics 161
  • Breasts Skin
  • 6 Allotropic Conclusions: Propositions on Race and the Exquisite Corpse 210
  • Tissue Culture: Tail Piece 245.
ISBN
  • 9781479817719 ((hbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 1479817716 ((hbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 9781479809783 ((pb ; : alk. paper))
  • 1479809780 ((pb ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2014024570
OCLC
892514058
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