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This assortment assembles greater than 40 speeches, lectures, and essays serious to the abolitionist campaign, that includes writing by way of William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Lydia Maria baby, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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Oilman), a reading of class dynamics inhering in the psychoanalytic treatment (Jane Gallop on Dora), or a contextualization of Freud's work within the inheritances of nineteenth century imperialism and the colonial imagination (Mary Ann Doane). ) These forms of intervention through psychoanalysis, however, still do not answer why we turn to psychoanalysis at all. One can reveal the social constituents or internal contradictions or hidden ideological suppositions of psychoanalysis itself, but why do we turn to that paradigm at all?

It is perhaps not so surprising that this supposedly new positive image of Asians in America would turn out to have its negative counterface. In Romance and the "YellowPeril": Race, Sex, andDiscursive Strategies in Hollywood Fiction, 6 Gina Marchetti gives us a comprehensive account of how Hollywood filmmakers deploy Asia and Asians, whether they be insidiously evil or naively innocent, as screens against which nationalist fantasies of interracial rape, lynching, tragic love, and model marriage are projected and played out.

In Romance and the "YellowPeril": Race, Sex, andDiscursive Strategies in Hollywood Fiction, 6 Gina Marchetti gives us a comprehensive account of how Hollywood filmmakers deploy Asia and Asians, whether they be insidiously evil or naively innocent, as screens against which nationalist fantasies of interracial rape, lynching, tragic love, and model marriage are projected and played out. It is almost a truism today to point out the constitutive ways in which Orientalism has been enlisted to secure Occidentalism.

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