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  • ISBN: 9781555978259
  • ISBN: 1555978258
  • Physical Description: 119 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2019]

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Ghost story -- Oculus -- Occidentalism -- Teledildonics -- Mutant odalisque -- Live feed -- No resolution -- Provenance: a vivisection -- The toll of the sea -- Anna May Wong on silent films -- Anna May Wong fans her time machine -- Anna May Wong goes home with Bruce Lee -- Anna May Wong has breakfast at Tiffany's -- Anna May Wong blows out sixteen candles -- Antipode essay -- Close encounters of the liminal kind -- Electronic motherland -- The Mongolian cow sour yogurt super voice girl -- Electronic necropolis -- Riding along for thousands of miles -- The diary of Afong Moy -- Anna May Wong meets Josephine Baker -- Anna May Wong makes cameos -- Anna May Wong rates the runway -- Anna May Wong dreams of the Wong Kar-Wai -- Anna May Wong goes viral -- Ghost in the shell -- Dirge with cutlery and furs -- Yume Miru Kikai [The dreaming machine] -- The five faces of Faye Valentine -- Lavender town -- The death of Ruan Lingyu -- After Naim June Paik -- Oculus -- Resurrection.
Summary, etc.:
"In Oculus, Sally Wen Mao explores exile not just as a matter of distance and displacement but as a migration through time and a reckoning with technology ... A fascinating sequence spanning the collection speaks in the voice of the international icon and first Chinese American movie star Anna May Wong, who travels through the history of cinema with a time machine, even past her death and into the future of film, where she finds she has no progeny. With a speculative imagination and a sharpened wit, Mao powerfully confronts the paradoxes of seeing and being seen, the intimacies made possible and ruined by the screen, and the many roles and representations that women of color are made to endure in order to survive a culture that seeks to consume them."
Subject: American poetry > Chinese American authors.
American poetry > 21st century.
American poetry.
American poetry > Chinese American authors.
Genre: Poetry.

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