Chinese Women as Exotica

Ignacio López-Calvo

in Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032405
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039466 | DOI:
Chinese Women as Exotica

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This chapter discusses the depiction of Chinese women and Chinese mulattas as exotica in several novels. The novels examined in this chapter include The Messenger, Monkey Hunting, and I Gave You All I Had, along with Severo Sarduy's opus.

Keywords: depiction; Chinese women; Chinese mulattas; exotica; The Messenger; Monkey Huntin; Severo Sarduy; novels

Chapter.  3507 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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