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By Tan Hoang Nguyen

A View from the Bottom bargains a tremendous severe reassessment of male effeminacy and its racialization in visible tradition. analyzing portrayals of Asian and Asian American males in Hollywood cinema, ecu paintings movie, homosexual pornography, and experimental documentary, Nguyen Tan Hoang explores the cultural meanings that accrue to sexual positions. He indicates how cultural fantasies round the place of the sexual "bottom" overdetermine and refract the meanings of race, gender, sexuality, and nationality in American tradition in ways in which either allow and constrain Asian masculinity. not easy the organization of bottoming with passivity and abjection, Nguyen indicates methods of brooding about the ground place that find the money for enterprise and delight. A extra capacious perception of bottomhood—as a sexual place, a social alliance, an affective bond, and a classy form—has the capability to destabilize sexual, gender, and racial norms, suggesting a moral mode of relation prepared no longer round dominance and mastery yet round the danger of vulnerability and disgrace. hence reconceived, bottomhood as a serious type creates new chances for arousal, receptiveness, and popularity, and gives a brand new framework for reading sexual representations in cinema in addition to figuring out their relation to oppositional political projects.

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