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The Americanization of Tsuru Aoki: Orientalism, Melodrama, Star Image, and the New Woman
School of Communication and Media Arts Faculty Publications
  • Sara Ross, Sacred Heart University
Document Type
Peer-Reviewed Article
Publication Date
12-1-2005
Abstract
This article contextualizes issues of race and Orientalism in the career of Japanese actress Tsuru Aoki within changing representational strategies and ongoing cultural struggles over the public and domestic roles of women in the modern age. According to the author, Aoki's persona blurred the boundaries between Japanese and U.S. identities.
DOI
10.1215/02705346-20-3_60-129
Citation Information

Ross, Sara. "The Americanization of Tsuru Aoki: Orientalism, Melodrama, Star Image, and the New Woman." Camera Obscura 20:3(60) (2005): 129-158.