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"J. Hoppe" <[log in to unmask]>
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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 17 Oct 1994 13:13:03 -0500
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A writer named Shanlon Wu wrote a brief essay called "In Search of Bruce
Lee's Grave" that appears in my composition class reader, _Common Ground_
(current edition). It talks about the author's search for a powerful
role model to resist the Asian male "servant" roles that were prevalent
on film & tv in his youth.
John Hoppe
On Mon, 17 Oct 1994, David Desser wrote:
> >        My name is Tara Mocsny and I as a junior at San Francisco State
> >University majoring in Communications. I am currently working on a research
> >paper for an Asian American Studies class looking at stereotypes regarding
> >Asians in the cinema and how societal perceptions of them mirrored their
> >portrayal on the screen.I am looking at the time period from 1930-1960. If
> >anybody on this list has information or can point me to resources on this
> >subject I would greatly appreciate it. Please send a response directly to
> >me through my e-mail address. Thanks.
> >
> >                                        Tara Mocsny
> >                                        [log in to unmask]
> New book by Gina Marchetti (U of California Press)  _Romance and the
> "Yellow Peril" is a very good place to begin.
> DD
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