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The Oriental obscene

violence and racial fantasies in the Vietnam era

by Sylvia Shin Huey Chong

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures and the war,
  • Race relations,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Violence,
  • Television and the war,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-351) and index.

    StatementSylvia Shin Huey Chong
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.73 .C46 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 364 p. :
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25138650M
    ISBN 109780822348405, 9780822348542
    LC Control Number2011021932

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Sylvia Shin Huey Chong combines psychoanalytic and film theories with U.S. cultural history to explain what she terms the oriental obscene Author: Sylvia Shin Huey Chong. The Oriental Obscene is a sophisticated analysis of Americans’ reactions to visual representations of the Vietnam War, such as the photograph of the “napalm girl,” news footage of the Tet Offensive, and feature films from The Deer Hunter to Rambo: First Blood Part II.

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Download The Oriental Obscene full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. The Oriental Obscene full free pdf books. The Oriental Obscene offers a fascinating read for anyone interested in the Vietnam War, American racial politics, popular culture, and the making and endurance of American Orientalism."-Anne Anlin Cheng, Princeton University "The Oriental Obscene is fresh, original.

Drawing on the work of Jean Laplanche and the notion of the ‘racial phantasmatic’ Chong defines the ‘oriental obscene’ as “a set of fantasies that reveal the relation between suffering and violation, activity and passivity, and victimhood and victory in the politics of the Vietnam War” (10).

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“Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure” (also known as “Fanny Hill”) was penned by John Cleland from a debtor’s prison in London in Cleland was re-arrested the following year for “corrupting the King’s subjects” with this tale of debauchery and sexual adventure narrated by the character of Frances Hill, a former prostitute.

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