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'Invisible matters' broadens the archive of Asian American experiences, utilizing advances in Asian American heritage and historiography to reinterpret the politics of the foremost figures of post-World battle II American literature and feedback. Taking its theoretical concept from the paintings of Ralph Ellison and his specialise in the invisibility of a racial minority in mainstream historical past, the textual content argues that the paintings of American Read more...


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Like his protagonist, who is either model spokesperson or dangerous criminal, or like the mysterious persona of Rinehart, reverend and pimp, Ellison offers histories that compete with fictions and fictions that compete with histories. The invisible man’s invisibility is constantly in flux, reflecting the social shifts of the postwar era beneath a surface of conformity and prosperity. 4 Invisibility to a certain type of history in the pages of a novel that pretends to be a memoir suggests the possibility of visibility elsewhere.

Crucially, recent work has enlarged foundational Cold War studies of race. The focus on the black/​white color line of the early Cold War, while popular and primary, was not absolute. Rather, the concerns of all minorities were viewed relationally, though the situation of the black American, particularly in the South, became the legal and popular stand-​in for all over time. 41 This, however, partakes of invisibility, both in the positioning of the plaintiff and the scholarly and legal focus on the black/​white color line, so that even if (as Cheng persuasively argues) Asian American cases were an important part of the judicial civil rights campaign, they were popularly forgotten.

Introduction 15 definition, at the forefront of his rhetoric, even as his own life places him at the vanguard of change. East of Eden offers a dream of racial togetherness, via the positive aspects of Lee’s role in the American family and thereby in America, but it also insists on a knowledge of Asian American history. Lee’s biography illuminates the role of historical rupture of Chinese and Chinese American family life caused by migration, with an imbalance of Chinese male immigrants, at first commercially and then legally mandated.

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