Table of contents for Yellowface : creating the Chinese in American popular music and performance, 1850s-1920s / Krystyn R. Moon.

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Acknowledgments	viii
Introduction	1
Chapter 1: Imagining China: Early Nineteenth-Century Writings and Musical Productions	16
	Nineteenth-Century American and European Writers 	20
	Exceptions	29
	Early-American Visions of China in Music	34
Chapter 2: Towards Exclusion: American Popular Songs on Chinese 
Immigration, 1850-1882	53
	The Creation of "John Chinaman"	57
	Bret Harte's "Heathen Chinee"	69
	Yellowface	73
	"Peculiar" Cultural Practices and Chinese Exclusion	81
Chapter 3: Chinese and Chinese Immigrant Performers on the American 
Stage, 1830s-1920s	101
	Human Curiosities	103
	Chinese Immigrants and Music in Public and Private Spaces	119
	Chinese Theaters	127
	World Expositions	143
Chapter 4: The Sounds of Chinese Otherness and American Popular 
	Music, 1880s-1920s	154
	Transcriptions of Chinese Music	157
	Musical Representations 	169
Chapter 5: From Aversion to Fascination: New Lyrics and Voices,	186
	Yellowface and its Codification	190
	China, Chinatowns, and Racialized Space	196
	The Arrival of China Doll and Ming Toy	204
	African Americans and New Racializations	216
Chapter 6: The Rise of Chinese and Chinese American Vaudevillians, 
1900s-1920s	223
Openings	238
Types of Acts	246
Conclusion		263
Appendix A	274
Appendix B	298
Notes 	303
About the Author	
Illustration 1: Portrait of Lee Tung Foo in a Chinese Costume 	 2
Illustration 2: "Moo-Lee-Chwa" (1796) by Karl Kambra and Dr. Scott 	36
Illustration 3: Charles Towner and Bret Harte's "The Heathen 
	Chinee" (1870)	 	72
Illustration 4: Backus Minstrels Playbill, California Theater, San Francisco	78
Illustration 5: Portrait of Ackland Von Boyle from the New York Dramatic 	
	Mirror (January 31, 1880)	 79
Illustration 6: Afong Moy Broadside, North American Hotel, New Orleans	 108
Illustration 7: Portrait of Yut Gum from the New York World (June 21, 1896) 139
Illustration 8: Introduction from Lee Johnson's "Chinese Highbinder 
	Patrol" (1897)	173
Illustration 9: William Furst's "A Chinese Ballad" (1897) published in the 
	New York Tribune	174
Illustration 10: "Ballad" from J. A. Van Aalst's Chinese Music	175
Illustration 11: J. S. Zamecnik's "Chinese Music" (1913)	177
Illustration 12: "Chinese Popular Air No. 1" (1805) from John Barrow's 	
	Travels in China	178
Illustration 13: William Jerome and Jean Schwartz's "Chinatown, My 
	Chinatown" (1910)	179-81
Illustration 14: Willard Robison's "Up and Down in China" (1926)	 183-85
Illustration 15: Female Hairstyles from the libretto of Yellow Jacket	193
Illustration 16: Backdrop from the libretto for The Yellow Jacket	195
Illustration 17: Portrait of Fay Bainter as Ming Toy from the sheet
	music cover of Bower's "Chinese Lullaby" (1919)	210
Illustration 18: Roy Turk, Bert Grant, & Cecil Arnold's "Ming Toy" (1919)	212
Illustration 19: Alex Rogers and Bert A. William's "Chink Chink 
	Chineeman" (1909)	226-29
Illustration 20: Cook and Stevens Advertisement from The New York
	 Age (December 24, 1908) 	230
Illustration 21: Portrait of Chee Toy from a Sheet Music Cover	242
Illustration 22: Portrait of Chung Hwa Comedy Four in Tuxedos	247
Illustration 23: Portrait of Jue Quon Tai 		249
Illustration 24: Portrait of Lady Tsen Mei from a Sheet Music Cover	250
Illustration 25: Portrait of Lee Tung Foo in a Scottish Costume	260

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Popular music United States History and criticism, Chinese Americans Music History and criticism