Aguilar, Delia, 316 n.84
Aguilar-San Juan, Karin, 274 n.24
America: as achievement, 94–95; as
construction, 75–76; and imperi-
alism in Asia, 132
American literature, 68–69
Anthropology, 209–10; spatialtem-
poral distancing in, 211
Appadurai, Arjun, 4–5
Appelbaum, Richard, 188–89
Appleby, Joyce, Lynn Hunt, and
Margaret C. Jacob, 146, 159,
307 n.125
Asian American(s): cinematic repre-
sentation of, 101–9; family forma-
tion, 155; history, 5, 19, 67; les-
bians, 9–11, 274 n.24; literature,
31, 33; studies, 33, 198
Asian/American women, 6–17; cine-
matic representation of, 71, 101–3;
explanation of slash, 2; feminist lit-
erary critics, 56–57; interracial ro-
mance, 72, 77–78, 93–95; Library
of Congress subheadings of, 12,
275 n.27; naming of, 6–17; prob-
lem of invisibility, 11–12; “racial-
ized sexual harassment” of, 74;
sexual visibility of, 290 n.11;
stereotyping of, 71–75; violence
against, 74
Asian American Women, 7–8
Asian immigrant women, 182–83
Asian Immigrant Women Advocates
(aiwa), 274 n.18
Asian Women, 6–8, 304 n.107
Asian women as transnational labor,
175–76; “exploitation essence” of,
190 –95
Asian Women United of California,
12–13, 275 n.28
Askew, Marc, 199–201
Autobiography, 32–34; American,
38–40; “autobiographical contro-
versy” of Asian American litera-
ture, 54–67; ethnic, 46–48; les-
bian, 35; women’s, 40 –45, 49–50
Bancroft, Hubert H., 102
Barthes, Roland, 232, 320 n.9
Bello, Walden, and Stephanie Rosen-
feld, 179
Benjamin, Walter, 231–32, 234
Benstock, Shari, 41
Berlant, Lauren, 139, 141
Bhabha, Homi, 143
Bloom, Harold, 29–30, 34, 283
n.23
Boris, Eileen, 133
Bow, Leslie, 57, 279 n.5, 286 n.54
Brah, Avtar, 182
Brodzki, Bella, and Celeste Schenck,
41
Brooks, Benjamin S., 124–25
Butler, Judith, 164–65
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