DOI: 10.3138/md-66-2-rev3 ISSN: 0026-7694

Esther Kim Lee. Made-Up Asians: Yellowface During the Exclusion Era

Colleen Kim Daniher
  • Literature and Literary Theory

Esther Kim Lee introduces a new way to understand yellowface performance in the United States during the exclusion era: as a technology of knowing that reinvents itself through creative practices that exclude real Asians. Lee’s detailed archive contributes significantly to theatre and performance studies and to media and film studies.