“Some of this can be explained by the use of Aurelia as narrator, I suppose, but places the book securely in the tradition of orientalia using outsiders as stand-ins for the non-native readers — Shogun, or a lot of other genre fiction.”
“There was a whole period in US History where they determined that orientalia was THE thing.”
“Chinese figurines and 19th-century European orientalia comprising romantic images of dancing girls and harems.”
“And I was hardly shocked by the “Get Your Buddha on the Floor” or “Wok-n-Bowl, Let the Good Times Roll — Chinese Food and Bowling” t-shirts, only the latest splashes in the tidal wave of kitsch merchandising and “orientalia” that’s been stocking store shelves for years now.”
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Charming and intriguing words one finds in AG's murder mysteries. Also see Murdered, you say?
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