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By Monica Chiu

The international movement of comics, manga, and different such visible mediums among North the US and Asia produces transnational meanings not rooted in a separation among "Asian" and "American." Drawing New colour traces explores the tradition, creation, and background of up to date image narratives that depict Asian americans and Asians. It examines how jap manga and Asian pop culture have prompted Asian American comics; how those comics and Asian American photograph narratives depict the "look" of race; and the way those a variety of representations are interpreted in international locations now not in their construction. by means of targeting what photograph narratives suggest for audiences in North the United States and people in Asia, the gathering discusses how Western theories concerning the ways that picture narratives may possibly effectively overturn derogatory caricatures are themselves in accordance with contested assumptions; and illustrates that the so-called odorless pictures featured in eastern manga may possibly however elicit interpretations approximately race in transnational contexts. With contributions from specialists established in North the USA and Asia, Drawing New colour strains might be of curiosity to students in quite a few disciplines, together with Asian American stories, cultural and literary experiences, comics and visible studies.

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I put my hands inside my chest and held my heart . . to try to keep it still” (42–43).

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