Yellowface: Creating the Chinese in American Popular Music and Performance, 1850s-1920s.

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Yellowface: Creating the Chinese in American Popular Music and Performance, 1850s-1920s by Krystyn R. Moon Rutgers University Press, 2005 Moderator: Gregory Mark Session 7B Saturday, 1:45-3:15 Garden B

SYNOPSIS: Yellowface explores the contributions of writers, performers, and songwriters in order to demonstrate how music and performance has played an important role in constructing Chinese and Chinese American stereotypes. The book also looks at Chinese and Chinese American musicians and performers who appeared in a variety of theatrical venues where they displayed...

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