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Asian American Actors: Oral Histories from Stage, Screen, and Television (review)

Asian American Actors: Oral Histories from Stage, Screen, and Television (review) 386 B oo k R ev ie ws niÞcant Indian works of fanciful wit and postmodern absurdity will also surely appear. DattaniÕs Dr. Thakkar observes: ÒIn ten yearÕs time we should be on par with the best in the WestÓ (p. 280). Ma rt in Russ ell Borough of Manhattan Community College, CU NY A S I A N A M E R I C A N A C T O R S : O R A L H I S T O R I E S F R O M S T A GE , S C R E E N , AN D T E L E V I S I O N . By Joann Faung Jean Lee. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2000. 226 pp. Paper $32.50 Educators and scholars of Asian American theatre have traditionally focused their attentions on the contributions of playwrights. Except for occasional newspaper articles, the actors who breathe life into those playwrightsÕ words have been largely overlooked. In Asian American Actors: Oral Histories from Stage, Screen, and Te l e v i s i on Joann Faung Jean Lee, a professor of communications at C UNYÐQueens College, has collected nineteen Asian American http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Theatre Journal University of Hawai'I Press

Asian American Actors: Oral Histories from Stage, Screen, and Television (review)

Asian Theatre Journal , Volume 19 (2) – Sep 1, 2002

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2002 The University of Hawai'i Press.
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1527-2109

Abstract

386 B oo k R ev ie ws niÞcant Indian works of fanciful wit and postmodern absurdity will also surely appear. DattaniÕs Dr. Thakkar observes: ÒIn ten yearÕs time we should be on par with the best in the WestÓ (p. 280). Ma rt in Russ ell Borough of Manhattan Community College, CU NY A S I A N A M E R I C A N A C T O R S : O R A L H I S T O R I E S F R O M S T A GE , S C R E E N , AN D T E L E V I S I O N . By Joann Faung Jean Lee. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2000. 226 pp. Paper $32.50 Educators and scholars of Asian American theatre have traditionally focused their attentions on the contributions of playwrights. Except for occasional newspaper articles, the actors who breathe life into those playwrightsÕ words have been largely overlooked. In Asian American Actors: Oral Histories from Stage, Screen, and Te l e v i s i on Joann Faung Jean Lee, a professor of communications at C UNYÐQueens College, has collected nineteen Asian American

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Published: Sep 1, 2002

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