Anna May Wong Bibliography
Celebrating Anna May Wong: a Tribute to the First Chinese-American Movie Star


Chan, Anthony B. Perpetually Cool: the Many Lives of Anna May Wong. Lanham: Scarecrow P., 2003.

Fuller, Karla Rae. Hollywood Goes Oriental: CaucAsian Performance in American Film. Detroit: Wayne State U. P., 2010.
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Hodges, Graham Russell Gao. Anna May Wong: From Laundryman’s Daughter to Hollywood Legend. New York: Palgrave, 2004.
Print location: PN2287 .W56 H64

King, Homay. Lost in Translation: Orientalism, Cinema, and the Enigmatic Signifier. Durham: Duke U.P., 2010.
Print location: PN1995.9 .A78 K354

Leibfried, Philip, and Chei Mi Lane. Anna May Wong: A Complete Guide to Her Film, Stage, Radio and Television Work. London: McFarland, 2004.
Print location: PN2287 .W56 L45

Leong, Karen J. The China Mystique: Pearl S. Buck, Anna May Wong, Mayling Soong, and the Transformation of American Orientalism. Berkley: U. of California P., 2005.

Marchetti, Gina. Romance and the "Yellow Peril:" Race, Sex, and Discursive Strategies in Hollywood Fiction. Berkley: U. of California P., 1993.
Print location: PN1995.9 .A78 M37

Okada, Jun. Making Asian American Film and Video: Histories, Institutions, Movements. New Brunswick: Rutgers U. P., 2015.
Print location: PN1995.9 .A77 O53

Shimizu, Celine Parrenas. The Hypersexuality of Race: Performing Asian American Women on Screen and Scene. Durham: Duke U.P., 2007.
Print location: PN1995.9 .A78 S55

Journal Articles

Cheng, Anne Anlin. "Shine: On Race, Glamour, and the Modern." PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association 126.4 (2011): 1022-1041. Modern Language Association. Web. 5 Feb. 2016.

Metzger, Sean. "Patterns of Resistance?: Anna May Wong and the Fabrication of China in American Cinema of the Late 30s." Quarterly Review of Film and Video 23 (2006): 1-11. Routledge. Web. 5 Feb. 2016.

Wang, Yiman. "Anna May Wong: A Border-Crossing 'Minor' Star Mediating Performance." Chinese Film Stars. Ed. Mary Farquhar and Yingjin Zhang. New York: Routledge, 2010.
Print location: PN1993.5 .C4 C4425

Wang, Yiman. "The Art of Screen Passing: Anna May Wong's Yellow Yellowface Performance in the Art Deco Era." Camera Obscura 20.3 (2005): 159-191. Film & Television Literature Index. Web. 5 Feb. 2016.
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