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Asian American Fiction, History and Life Writing : International Encounters.

Author: Helena Grice
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Series: Routledge transnational perspectives on American literature, 10.
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The last ten years have witnessed an enormous growth in American interest in Asia and Asian/American history. In particular, a set of key Asian historical moments have recently become the subject of intense American cultural scrutiny, namely China's Cultural Revolution and its aftermath; the Korean American war and its legacy; the era of Japanese geisha culture and its subsequent decline; and China's one-child  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Grice, Helena.
Asian American Fiction, History and Life Writing : International Encounters.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helena Grice
ISBN: 9781136604867 1136604863
OCLC Number: 821176051
Description: 1 online resource (163 pages).
Contents: Reading Asian American fiction, history and life writing: international encounters --
The escape from Asia tradition: cultural revolution expatriate memoirs --
Contemporary transracial adoption narratives: prospects and perspectives --
A secret history: American representations of geisha society --
Korean expatriate writing and the history of the Korean peninsula.
Series Title: Routledge transnational perspectives on American literature, 10.
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Examines the American cultural and literary preoccupation with Asia, exploring the corresponding historical-political situations - including China's Cultural Revolution and Japanese geisha culture -  Read more...

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"In this valuable addition to scholarship on Asian American literature in a transnational context, Grice (Univ. of Wales, Aberystwyth) investigates four "shrouded histories of 20th century Read more...

 
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