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Hungarian Rhapsodies

Essays on Ethnicity, Identity, and Culture

UBC Press

From an examination of photographer Andre Kertesz to a visit to a Hungarian-American church in Cleveland, Richard Teleky reconciles contemporary identity with a heritage from another country.

  • Copyright year: 1997
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The Mountain Is Moving

Japanese Women's Lives

UBC Press

The Mountain Is Moving describes postwar Japanese society and the roles that women are expected to play within it.

  • Copyright year: 1999
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Masculinities without Men?

Female Masculinity in Twentieth-Century Fictions

UBC Press

This work explores how the construction of gender was thrown into crisis during the twentieth century, opening a permanent rupture in the gender system, destabilizing masculinity as an unstable category.

  • Copyright year: 2003
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Every Inch a Woman

Phallic Possession, Femininity, and the Text

UBC Press

What makes the textual image of a woman with a penis so compelling, malleable, and persistent?

  • Copyright year: 2006
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Resisting Manchukuo

Chinese Women Writers and the Japanese Occupation

UBC Press
  • Copyright year: 2007
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Working Girls in the West

Representations of Wage-Earning Women

UBC Press

Examining the eager debate that followed women into the paid workforce in the early twentieth century, this volume uncovers the “working girl” heroines of western Canada’s poetry, prose, and fiction.

  • Copyright year: 2008
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On the Art of Being Canadian

UBC Press

Drawing on a wealth of artistic expression, this book explores how the arts and artists have shaped Canadian national identity.

  • Copyright year: 2009
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