self-orientalizing 1991

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Tue May 27 13:25:59 UTC 2014

Not (I think) in OED.

"Even in the provinces, there are at least two divergent official attitudes toward nuoxi and other traditions. Not all authorities view productions such as Nuo Yuan as cause for concern. Officials connected with departments of culture have a tendency to be most involved in what I have termed self-orientalizing....."

Via JSTOR, from "Orientalizing the Self: Theatre in China after Tiananmen Square,"

Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei, TDR (The Drama Review, MIT Press) 15.4 (Winter 1991) 169-185, here 178.

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