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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Asian American Literature and the Environment.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lorna Fitzsimmons; Youngsuk Chae; Bella Adams
|Description:||1 online resource (xxi, 223 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Ecocriticism and Asian American Literature; PART I The Environment and Labor; 1 Environmental Narratives of American Identity: Landscape and Belonging in Maxine Hong Kingston's China Men and Milton Murayama's All I Asking for Is My Body; 2 Fae Myenne Ng's San Francisco Chinatown as a Social Space of Legal Discrimination; 3 "Delving and Carving Rude Nature": An Ecocritical Reading of Don Lee's Wrack and Ruin; PART II The Environment and Violence 4 Contested "Frontier" and "Pioneers" in Writings about Japanese American Concentration Camps5 Tilling the Soil in the Killing Fields: Cambodian American War Memoirs; 6. Ecological Imaginations, the Vietnam War, and Vietnamese American Literature; 7 "Guns, Race, Meat, and Manifest Destiny": Environmental Neocolonialism and Ecofeminism in Ruth Ozeki's My Year of Meats; PART III The Environment and Philosophy; 8 Hisaye Yamamoto as Radical Agrarian; 9 A Geomantic Reading of Asian Diasporic Literature; 10 Environment for "A Free Life"; Afterword: Slow and Structural Violence; Contributors; Index|
|Series Title:||Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature, 35.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons, Youngsuk Chae, Bella Adams.|
Through various critical lenses that bring together studies in race, gender, labor, space, immigration, and ecofeminism, these essays interrogate US exceptionalism in the reconstruction of 'frontier'