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Dis-orienting planets : racial representations of Asia in science fiction /

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Other Authors: Lavender, Isiah, III, (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2017.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: coloring outside science fiction's lines / Isiah Lavender III
  • First encounters. "Great Wall planet": estrangements of Chinese science fiction / Veronica Hollinger
  • Race and black humor: from a planetary perspective / Takayuki Tatsumi
  • India and Indians in SF by Indians and others / Uppinder Mehan
  • "Perpetual war": Korean American speculative fiction, militarized technogeometries, and Yoon Ha Lee's "wine" / Stephen Hong Sohn
  • Fear of a yellow planet. Yellow perils: M.P. Shiel, race, and the Far East menace / Amy J. Ransom
  • Fictions of science, American Orientalism, and the alien/Asian of Percival Lowell / Timothy J. Yamamura
  • Techno-orientalism and the end of history in Gary Shteyngart's super sad true love story / Stephanie Li
  • "Race as technology" and the Asian body in The Bohr maker and Salt fish girl / Malisa Kurtz
  • Engineering the techno-orient: the hyperrealization of post-racial politics in Cloud atlas / Haerin Shin
  • Beyond techno-orientalism: virtual worlds and identity tourism in Japanese cyberpunk / Baryon Tensor Posadas
  • Many paths, one journey: Cixin Liu's three body problem novels / Bradford Lyau
  • Crossing the threshold of b-mor: instrumental commodification and the model minority in Chang-rae Lee's On such a full sea / Jeshua Enriquez
  • Dis-orienting planets. Bending culture: racebending.com's protests against media whitewashing / Robin Anne Reid
  • The Mako Mori Fan Club / Cait Coker
  • India, geopolitics, and future wars / Suparno Banerjee
  • Entanglement and dis-entanglement in Vandana Singh's short fiction / Graham J. Murphy
  • Intersubjectivity and cultural exchange in Kij Johnson's novels of Japan / Joan Gordon.