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By Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns

Winner of the 2012 awesome publication Award in Cultural experiences, organization for Asian American Studies 
Puro Arte explores the emergence of Filipino American theater and function from the early twentieth century to the current. It stresses the Filipino appearing body's situation because it conjoins colonial histories of the Philippines with U.S. race kin and discourses of globalization.
Puro arte, translated from Spanish into English, easily ability “pure art.” In Filipino, puro arte although plays a way more ironic functionality, gesturing particularly to the exertions of over-acting, histrionics, playfulness, and merely over-the-top dramatics. during this ebook, puro arte capabilities as an episteme, a fashion of coming near near the Filipino/a acting physique at key moments in U.S.-Philippine imperial family members, from the 1904 St. Louis World’s reasonable, early American performs in regards to the Philippines, Filipino buyers in U.S. taxi dance halls to the phenomenon of Filipino/a actors in Miss Saigon. utilizing this assorted archive, Puro Arte turns to functionality as an item of analysis and as a manner of figuring out advanced old strategies of racialization on the subject of empire and colonialism.

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