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Publications of Rey Chow    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books

  1. Chow, R. A Face Drawn in Sand Humanistic Inquiry and Foucault in the Present.  Columbia University Press, April, 2021.  [abs]
  2.  Sound Objects.  edited by Chow, R; Steintrager, J Duke University Press, 2019: 312 pages.  [abs]
  3. Chow, R. Not Like a Native Speaker: On Languaging as a Postcolonial Experience.  Columbia University Press, 2014: 38-65.
  4. Chow, R. Ethics after Idealism: Theory–Culture–Ethnicity–Reading (Chinese translation).  Henan University Press, 2013.
  5. Chow, R. Entanglements, or Transmedial Thinking about Capture.  Duke University Press, 2012.
  6. Chow, R. The Rey Chow Reader.  edited by Bowman, P Columbia University Press, 2010: xxiii + 289 pages.
  7. Chow, R. Sentimental Fabulations, Contemporary Chinese Films: Attachment in the Age of Global Visibility.  Columbia University Press, 2007: xii + 263 pages.
  8. Chow, R. The Age of the World Target: Self-Referentiality in War, Theory, and Comparative Work.  Duke University Press, 2006: x + 128 pages.
  9. Chow, R. Il sogno di Butterfly: costellazioni postcoloniali.  edited by Calefato, P Meltemi Editore, 2004: 257 pages. (translated by Dagostino, MR)
  10. Chow, R. The Protestant Ethnic and the Spirit of Capitalism.  Columbia University Press, 2002: x + 237 pages.
  11.  Modern Chinese Literary and Cultural Studies in the Age of Theory: Reimagining a Field.  edited by Chow, R Duke University Press, 2000.
  12. Chow, R. Ethics after Idealism: Theory – Culture – Ethnicity – Reading.  Indiana University Press, 1998: xxiii + 236 pages.
  13. Chow, R. Primitive Passions: Visuality, Sexuality, Ethnography, and Contemporary Chinese Cinema.  Columbia University Press, 1995: xiv + 252 pages.
  14. Chow, R. Xie zai jia guo yi wai.  edited by Dung, L Oxford University Press, 1995: 150 pages.
  15. Chow, R. Writing Diaspora: Tactics of Intervention in Contemporary Cultural Studies.  Indiana University Press, 1993: x + 238 pages.
  16. Chow, R. Woman and Chinese Modernity: The Politics of Reading Between West and East.  University of Minnesota Press, 1991: xvii+198 pages.

Papers Published

  1. Chow, R. "The message it is not: The work of the medium known as documentary." The Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry 7:2 (April, 2020): 199-202. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Chow, R; Sarfan, A. "We “other victorians”? Novelistic remains, therapeutic devices, contemporary televisual dramas." Daedalus 150:1 (January, 2020): 118-133. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Chow, R; Hadjioannou, M. "The hitchcockian nudge; or, an aesthetics of deception." Representations 140:1 (September, 2017): 159-174. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Chow, R; Hajdini, S. "The Subject of Chinglish." Problemi 55:11-12 (January, 2017): 117-127.  [abs]
  5. Chow, R. "The writing voice in cinema: A preliminary discussion." Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices  (January, 2017): 17-30. [doi]  [abs]
  6. Chow, R. "The grain of jade: Woman, repression and Fei Mu’s Spring in a Small Town." Chinese Cinemas: International Perspectives  (May, 2016): 134-140. [doi]  [abs]
  7. Maitra, A; Chow, R. "What’s“in”? Disaggregating Asia through new media actants." Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia  (January, 2016): 17-27. [doi]
  8. Bales, CW; Locher, JL; Saltzman, E. "Handbook of clinical nutrition and aging, third edition."   (January, 2015): 1-442. [doi]  [abs]
  9. Chow, R. "Modernism's Unfinished Business?." Arcade: Literature, the Humanities, and the World Spring (2015).
  10. Chow, R. "China as documentary: Some basic questions (inspired by Michelangelo Antonioni and Jia Zhangke)." European Journal of Cultural Studies (Looking after Europe)17:1 (February, 2014): 16-30. [doi]  [abs]
  11. Chow, R. "Things, Commonplaces, Passages of a Port City: On Hong Kong and Hong Kong Author Leung Ping-kwan.."   (2014): 207-226.
  12. Chow, R. "After the passage of the beast: 'False documentary' aspirations, acousmatic complications." Rancière and Film  (July, 2013): 34-52.
  13. Chow, R. "Reading Derrida on Being Monolingual." New Literary History 39 (January, 2013): 217-231.
  14. Chow, R. "The provocation of Dim Sum, or, making diaspora visible on film."   (January, 2013): 100-110.
  15. Chow, R. "The Subject of Chinglish." Testo a Fronte: Teoria E Practica Della Traduzione Letteraria 48 (1 Semestre) "Towards a Global Literature/Verso una letteratura globalizzata" (2013): 155-62.
  16. Chow, R. "Remains’ Regime Change?."  online journal World Picture 8 (2013).
  17. Chow, R. "On Chineseness as a Theoretical Problem.."   (2013): 43-56.
  18. Chow, R. "Postcolonial Visibilities." Zeitschrift Fur Medienwissenschaft 2 (2013): 132-45.  [abs]
  19. Chow, R; Steintrager, JA. "Mediation/Medium." Keywords in German Aesthetics  (2013).
  20. Chow, R. "Ye Si yu shuqing." Harvard History of Modern Chinese Literature  (2013).
  21. Chow, R; Rangan, P. "Race, Racism, and Postcoloniality." The Oxford Handbook of Postcolonial Studies  (2013): 396-411.
  22. Chow, R. "What Does It Mean to Enjoy Life? Yang Fudong’s _An Estranged Paradise_." Yang Fudong  (2013): 129-130.
  23. Chow, R. "Fetish Power Unbound: A Small History of 'Woman' in Chinese Cinema." The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas  (2013): 490-506.
  24. Chow, R. "On Chineseness as a Theoretical Problem.." Sinophone Studies: A Critical Reader  (2013): 43-56.
  25. Chow, R. "After the Passage of the Beast: ’False Documentary’ Aspirations, Acousmatic Complications." Ranciere and Film  (2013): 34-52.
  26. Chow, R. "The Age of the World Target: Self-Referentiality in War, Theory, and Comparative Work, chapter 3." Literatura europea comparada  (2013): 147-75.  [abs]
  27. Chow, R. "Things, Commonplaces, Passages of a Port City: On Hong Kong and Hong Kong Author Leung Ping-kwan. Reprint.." Sinophone Studies: A Critical Reader  (2013): 207-226.
  28. Chow, R. "The Provocation of _Dim Sum_; or, Making Diaspora Visible on Film." Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China: Communities and Cultural Production  (2013): 100-110.
  29. Chow, R. "After the Passage of the Beast: ’False Documentary’ Aspirations, Acousmatic Complications." Ton. Texte zur Akustik im Documentarfilm  (2013): 194-211.  [abs]
  30. Chow, R. ""I insist on the christian dimension": On forgiveness ... and the outside of the human." Language, Ideology, and the Human: New Interventions  (December, 2012): 215-236.
  31. Chow, R. "“I insist on the Christian dimension”: On forgiveness … and the outside of the human." Language, Ideology, and the Human: New Interventions  (January, 2012): 234-255.
  32. Chow, R. "The Dream of a Butterfly."   (2012): 92-117.
  33. Chow, R. "Sacrifice, Mimesis, and the Theorizing of Victimhood.." Problemi 9 (2012): 161-190.  [abs]
  34. Chow, R. "The Dream of a Butterfly." Asian American Literature, Vol IV  (2012): 92-117.
  35. Chow, R. "A Discipline of Tolerance." A Companion to Comparative Literature  (November, 2011): 15-27. [doi]
  36. Chow, R. "Framing the Original: Toward a New Visibility of the Orient." Pmla 126:3 (May, 2011): 555-563. [doi]  [abs]
  37. Chow, R; Steintrager, JA. "In Pursuit of the Object of Sound: An Introduction."  Special Issue, "The Sense of Sound" Differences: a Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 22:2-3 (2011): 1-9. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  38. Chow, R. "On the Graphic in Postmodern Theoretical Writing." Twentieth Century Literature special issue on Postmodernism, Then57:3-4 (Fall, 2011): 372-379. [Gateway.cgi]
  39. Chow, R. "Afterword: Liquidity of Being." The Chinese Cinema Book  (2011): 194-99.
  40. Chow, R. "Excerpts from WRITING DIASPORA, 116-19." Feminist Literary Theory: A Reader, 3d Edition  (2011): 407-10.
  41. Chow, R; Rohrhuber, J. "On Captivation: A Remainder from the ’Indistinction of Art and Nonart’." Reading Ranciere  (2011): 44-72.
  42. Chow, R. "When Reflexivity Becomes Porn: Mutations of a Modernist Theoretical Practice." Theory after Theory  (2011): 135-48.
  43. Searchinger, TD; Hamburg, SP; Melillo, J; Chameides, W; Havlik, P; Kammen, DM; Likens, GE; Obersteiner, M; Oppenheimer, M; Robertson, GP; Schlesinger, WH; Lubowski, R; Tilman, GD. "Bioenergy: Counting on Incentives Response." Science (New York, N.Y.) 327:5970 (March, 2010): 1200-1201. [doi]
  44. Chow, R. "Response: Fleeing Objects." Postcolonial Studies (Special Issue: Rey Chow, Postcoloniality and Interdisciplinarity) 13:3 (2010): 303-304.
  45. Chow, R. "Response to Carol Quillen, “Feminist Theory, Justice, and the Lure of the Human"." Signs 27:1 (Fall, 2010): 135-136.
  46. Chow, R. "Thinking with Food, Writing off Center: Notes on Two Hong Kong Authors." Global Chinese Literature  (2010): 133-55.
  47. Chow, R. "The Elusive Material, What the Dog Doesn’t Understand." New Materialisms: Ontology, Agency, and Politics  (2010): 221-33.
  48. Chow, R. "Postcolonial Visibilities: Questions Inspired by Deleuze’s Method." Deleuze and the Postcolonial  (2010): 62-77.
  49. Chow, R. "'I Insist on the Christian Dimension': On Forgiveness…and the Outside of the Human." DifferencesLanguage, Ideology, and the Human: New Interventions 20:2-3 (December, 2009): 224-249. [doi]
  50. Chow, R. "The Provocation of ’Dim Sum’; or, Making Diaspora Visible on Film." Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese 9:2 (July, 2009): 208-17.
  51. Chow, R. "Translator, Traitor; Translator, Mourner (or, Dreaming of Intercultural Equivalence)." New Literary History 39:3 (Summer, 2008): 565-580.
  52. Chow, R. "American Studies in Japan; Japan in American Studies: Challenges of the Heterolingual Address." Nanzan Review of American Studies (Japan) 30 (2008): 47-61.
  53. Chow, R. "Afterword." Cosmopatriots: on Distant Belongings and Close Encounters  (2008): 291-294.
  54. Chow, R. "Woman,’ Fetish, Particularism: Articulating Chinese Cinema with a Cross-Cultural Problematic." Journal of Chinese Cinemas 1:3 (2007): 209-221.
  55. Chow, R. "A Filmic Staging of Postwar Geotemporal Politics: Kurosawa Akira’s ’No Regrets for Our Youth’, Sixty Years Later." Boundary 2 34:1 (Spring, 2007): 67-77.
  56. Chow, R. "Sacrifice, Mimesis, and the Theorizing of Victimhood." Representations 94 (Spring, 2006): 131-149.
  57. Chow, R. "Poststructuralism: Theory as Critical Self-Consciousness." The Cambridge Companion to Feminist Literary Theory  (2006): 195-210.
  58. Chow, R. ""Epistemologically Disenfranchised?” response to Bill Brown, “The Dark Wood of Postmodernity"." Pmla  (May, 2005): 874-876.
  59. Chow, R. "An Addiction from Which We Never Get Free." New Literary History Essays on the Humanities36:1 (Winter, 2005): 47-55.
  60. Chow, R. ""Have You Eaten?" – Inspired by an Exhibit,” forum on E. Said." Amerasia Journal 31:1 (2005): 19-22.
  61. Chow, R. "Toward an Ethics of Postvisuality: Some Thoughts on the Recent Work of Zhang Yimou." Poetics Today 25:4 (Winter, 2004): 673-688.
  62. Chow, R. "A Pain in the Neck, a Scene of ‘Incest,’ and Other Enigmas of an Allegorical Cinema: Ts’ai Ming-liang’s ’The River’." The New Centennial Review 4:1 (Spring, 2004): 123-142.
  63. Chow, R. "The Old/New Question of Comparison in Literary Studies." Elh (English Literary History) 71 (2004): 289-311.
  64. Chow, R. "Not One Less: The Fable of a Migration." Chinese Films in Focus: 25 Takes  (2003): 144-151.
  65. Chow, R. "The Resistance of Theory; or, the Worth of Agony." Just Being Difficult? Academic Writing in the Public Arena  (2003): 95-105.
  66. Chow, R. "Sexuality." A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory  (2003): 93-110.
  67. Chow, R. "The Interruption of Referentiality: Poststructuralism and the Conundrum of Critical Multiculturalism." South Atlantic Quarterly 101:1 (2002): 171-186.
  68. Chow, R. "Sentimental Returns: On the Uses of the Everyday in the Recent Films of Zhang Yimou and Wong Kar-wai." New Literary History 33:4 (Fall, 2002): 639-654.
  69. Chow, R. "Foreword: An Ethics of Consumption." Leung Ping Kwan, Travelling with a Bitter Melon (Selected Poems 1973-1998)  (2002): 9-17.
  70. Chow, R. "A Phantom Discipline." Pmla 116:5 (October, 2001): 1386-1395.
  71. Chow, R. "How (the) Inscrutable Chinese Led to Globalized Theory." Pmla 116:1 (February, 2001): 69-74.
  72. Chow, R. "The Secrets of Ethnic Abjection." Traces 2 (2001): 53-77.
  73. Chow, R. "Fateful Attachments: On Collecting, Fidelity, and Lao She." Critical Inquiry 28:1 (Fall, 2001): 286-304.
  74. Chow, R. "Response to Question about Field of Study." Pmla 115:7 (December, 2000): 2037-2037.
  75. Chow, R. "Gender and Representation." Feminist Consequences: Theory for a New Century  (2000): 38-57.
  76. Chow, R. "When Whiteness Feminizes … : Some Consequences of a Supplementary Logic." Differences 11:3 (1999): 137-168.
  77. Chow, R. "Seminal Dispersal, Fecal Retention, and Related Narrative Matters: Eileen Chang’s Tale of Roses in the Problematic of Modern Writing." Differences 11:2 (1999): 153-176.
  78. Chow, R. "Nostalgia of the New Wave: Structure in Wong Kar-wai’s Happy Together." Camera Obscura 42 (1999): 31-48.
  79. Chow, R. "Consumption and Eccentric Writing: Notes on Two Hong Kong Writers." Communal/Plural 7:1 (1999): 45-58.
  80. Chow, R. "Jiqiao, meixue shikong, nüxing zuojia — cong Zhang Ailing de ‘Fengsuo’ tan qi." Yuedu Zhang Ailing guoji yantaohui lunwenji  (1999): 161-176.
  81. Chow, R. "The Seductions of Homecoming: Place, Authenticity, and Chen Kaige’s ’Temptress Moon’." Narrative 6:1 (January, 1998): 3-17.
  82. Chow, REY. "On Chineseness as a Theoretical Problem." Boundary 2 Special Issue on Modern Chinese Literary and Cultural Studies in the Age of Theory25:3 (Fall, 1998): 1-24.
  83. Chow, R. "The Postcolonial Difference: Lessons in Cultural Legitimation." Postcolonial Studies 1:2 (1998): 161-169.
  84. Chow, R. "“King Kong in Hong Kong: Watching the ‘Handover,’ from the USA." Social Text 55 (Summer, 1998): 93-108.
  85. Chow, R. "Ethics after Idealism." Diacritics 23:1 (Spring, 1998): 3-22.
  86. Chow, R. "Film and Cultural Identity." The Oxford Guide to Film Studies  (1998): 169-175.
  87. Chow, R. "Yao minzhu haishi yao yapian?." Xin Bao (Hong Kong Economic Journal)  (July, 1997).
  88. Chow, R. "Playing on the Air: Recollections of a Hong Kong Childhood." Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese 1:1 (July, 1997): 109-127.
  89. Chow, R. "Can One Say No to China?." New Literary History 28 (Winter, 1997): 147-151.
  90. Chow, R. "Larry Feign, Ethnographer of a ‘Lifestyle’ — Political Cartoons from Hong Kong." Boundary2 24:2 (1997): 21-45.
  91. Chow, R. "Theory, Area Studies, Cultural Studies: Issues of Pedagogy in Multiculturalism." A Question of Discipline: Pedagogy, Power, and the Teaching of Cultural Studies  (1997): 11-26.
  92. Chow, R. "The Age of the World Target: On the 50th Anniversary of the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb." Mass Culture and Everyday Life: A Tabloid Reader  (1997): 91-107.
  93. Chow, R. "Bulunbulei de youhuo — mantan Chen Kaige dianying Feng yue zhong de aimeixing." Identity, Difference and Subjectivity  (1997): 217-236.
  94. Chow, R. "Stories and Politics,” Review article on Michael Hanne, The Power of the Story: Fiction and Political Change." Novel: a Forum on Fiction 29.2 29:2 (Winter, 1996): 262-265.
  95. Chow, R. "We Endure, therefore We Are: Survival, Governance, and Zhang Yimou’s ’To Live’." South Atlantic Quarterly 95:4 (Fall, 1996): 1039-1064.
  96. Chow, R. "Women in the Holocene: Ethnicity, Fantasy, and the Film ’The Joy Luck Club’." Feminisms and Pedagogies of Everyday Life  (1996): 204-221.
  97. Chow, R. "The Dream of a Butterfly." Human, All Too Human (Papers from the English Institute)  (1996): 61-92.
  98. Chow, R. "The Fascist Longings in Our Midst." Ariel 26:1 (1995): 23-50.
  99. Chow, R. "Between Colonizers: Hong Kong’s Postcolonial Self-Writing in the 1990s." Diaspora 2:2 (Fall, 1995): 151-170.
  100. Chow, R. "“The Politics of Admittance: Female Sexual Agency, Miscegenation, and the Formation of Community in Frantz Fanon." Uts Review (Sydney, Australia) 1:1 (1995): 5-29.
  101. Chow, R. "Cavando un Viejo Pozo: El Trabajo de la Fantasia Social." Feminismo y Teoría Fílmica Ediciones Episteme S.L. (1995): 135-161.
  102. Chow, R. "Media, materia, migraciones."  translated by Talens, M EUTOPÍAS, 2a época, Documentos de trabajo 39 (1994): 24 pages.  [abs]
  103. Chow, R. "In the Name of Comparative Literature." Comparative Literature in the Age of Multiculturalism  (1994): 107-116.
  104. Chow, R. "Love Me, Master; Love Me, Son’: A Cultural Other Pornographically Constructed in Time." Boundaries in China  (1994): 243-256.
  105. Chow, R. "Where Have All the Natives Gone?." Displacements: Cultural Identities in Question  (1994): 125-151.
  106. Chow, R. "Review article on Alan Wolfe, Suicidal Narrative in Modern Japan." Comparative Literature 45:3 (Summer, 1993): 297-300.
  107. Chow, R. "Things, Common/Places, Passages of the Port City: On Hong Kong and Hong Kong Author Leung Ping-kwan." Differences 5:3 (Fall, 1993): 179-204.
  108. Chow, R. "A Souvenir of Love." Modern Chinese Literature 7:2 (Fall, 1993): 59-78.
  109. Chow, R. "Against the Lures of Diaspora: Minority Discourse, Chinese Women, and Intellectual Hegemony." Gender and Sexuality in 20th-Century Chinese Literature and Society  (1993): 23-45.
  110. Chow, R. "Entry on “Race/Imperialism"." Psychoanalysis and Feminism: A Critical Dictionary  (1992): 361-364.
  111. Chow, R. "Male Narcissism and National Culture: Subjectivity in Chen Kaige’s ’King of the Children’." Camera Obscura 25/26 (1991): 9-40.
  112. Chow, R. "Trust, Pedagogy, Chinese Intellectuals in the 1990s – Fragments of a Post-Catastrophic Discourse." Dialectical Anthropology 16 (1991): 191-207.
  113. Chow, R. "Listening Otherwise, Music Miniaturized: A Different Type of Question about Revolution." Discourse  (Fall, 1991): 129-148.
  114. Chow, R. "Violence in the Other Country: China as Crisis, Spectacle, and Woman." Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism  (1991): 81-100.
  115. Chow, R. "The Politics and Pedagogy of Asian Literatures in American Universities." Differences 2:3 (Fall, 1990): 29-51.
  116. Chow, R. "Silent is the Ancient Plain: Music, Film-making, and the Conception of Reform in China’s New Cinema." Discourse  (Spring, 1990): 82-109.
  117. Chow, R. "Autòmatas postmodernos." Feminismo y Teoría del Discurso Colección Teorema (1990): 67-85.
  118. Chow, R. "Violence in the Other Country: Preliminary Remarks on the ‘China Crisis,’ June 1989." Radical America  (September, 1989): 23-32.
  119. Chow, R. "Sextual Strategies,” review article on Mieke Bal’s Lethal Love: Feminist Readings of Biblical Love Stories." Semiotica 75:3/4 (1989): 335-344.
  120. Chow, R. "Walter Benjamin’s Love Affair with Death." New German Critique  (Fall, 1989): 63-86.
  121. Chow, R. "It’s you, and not me’: Domination and ‘Othering’ in Theorizing the ‘Third World’." Coming to Terms: Feminism/Theory/Politics  (1989): 152-161.
  122. Chow, R. "How Westerners See the Orient” (in Chinese), review of Malek Alloula’s The Colonial Harem, trans. Wlad Godzich and Myrna Godzich, and of Rana Kabbani’s Europe’s Myths of Orient." Jiuzhou Xuekan (Chinese Culture Quarterly) 2:2 (1988): 79-84.  [abs]
  123. Chow, R. "Virtuous Transactions: A Reading of Three Stories by Ling Shuhua." Modern Chinese Literature 4:1 & 2 (Fall, 1988): 71-86.
  124. Chow, R. "Roland Barthes: ’Empire of Signs’." Constructions  (1986): 17-24.
  125. Chow, R. "Rereading Mandarin Ducks and Butterflies: A Response to the ‘Postmodern’ Condition." Cultural Critique 5 (Winter, 1986): 69-94.
  126. Chow, R. "Mandarin Ducks and Butterflies: Female Melancholy as Fiction and Commodity." Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies Selected Papers in Asian Studies New Series21:1-11 (1986).

Special Issues

  1. .,, The Sense of SoundDifferences 22:2-3 (2011).
  2. .,, Between LanguagesComparative Literature Studies 42:4 (2005).
  3. .,, Writing in the Realm of the SensesDifferences 11:2 (1999).

Other

  1. Saussy, H. "Comparative literature: The next ten years." . Routledge, January, 2017: 24-30. [doi]
  2. Chow, R. "Unacceptable Suffering: Rey Chow on Michael Haneke." . 2013.
  3. Chow, R. "The Age of the World Target: Self-Referentiality in War, Theory, and Comparative Work." . Tokyo: Hosei University Press, 2013.
  4. Chow, R. "The Age of the World Target: Self-Referentiality in War, Theory, and Comparative Work, chapter 3." . Ed. Dominguez, C Arcos Libros, S.L., 2013: 147-75.
  5. Chow, R. "After the Passage of the Beast: ’False Documentary’ Aspirations, Acousmatic Complications." . Ed. Kamensky, V; Rohrhuber, J Verlag Vorwerk 8, 2013: 194-211.
  6. Chow, R. "Sentimental Fabulations, Contemporary Chinese Films: Attachment in the Age of Global Visibility." . Taipei: Ryefield Publishing Co., 2012.  [abs]

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