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Asian-American writers

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©1999.
Series: Modern critical views.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents critical perspectives on the works of Asian-American writers, including John Okada, Joy Kagawa, and Carlos Bulosan.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Carlos Bulosan; Ronyoung Kim; Maxine Hong Kingston; Joy Kogawa; John Okada; Diana Chang; Sui Sin Far; Louis Chu; Carlos Bulosan; Diana Chang; Louis Chu; Ronyoung Kim; Maxine Hong Kingston; Joy Kogawa; John Okada; Sui Sin Far
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0791047873 9780791047873
OCLC Number: 38738937
Description: viii, 241 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Harold Bloom --
After imprisonment : Ichiro's search for redemption in No-no boy / Dorothy Ritsuko McDonald --
Writer in the hyphenated condition : Diana Chang / Amy Ling --
Relocation and dislocation : the writings of Hisaye Yamamoto and Wakako Yamauchi / Dorothy Ritsuko McDonald & Katharine Newman --
Sui sin far / Edith Eaton : the first Chinese-American fictionist / S.E. Solberg --
Winnifred Eaton : ethnic chameleon and popular success / Amy Ling --
"As in myth, the signs were all over": the fiction of N.V.M. Gonzalez / Richard R. Guzman --
Seventeen syllables : a symbolic Haiku / Zenobia Baxter Mistri --
Japanese American women's life stories : maternality in Monica Sone's Nisei daughter and Joy Kagawa's Obasan / Shirley Geok-lin Lim --
Carlos Bulosan : a Filipino American community portrait / Elaine H. Kim --
From isolation to integration : Vietnamese Americans in Tran Dieu Hang's fiction / Qui-Phiet Tran --
Facing the incurable : patriarchy in Eat a bowl of tea / Ruth Y. Hsiao --
Filipinos in the United States and their literature of exile / Oscar V. Campomanes --
Beyond "clay walls" : Korean American literature / Chung-Hei Yun --
Reading and writing the South Asian diaspora : feminism and nationalism in North America / Inderpal Grewal --
Monkey business : Maxine Hong Kingston's transformational trickster texts / Jeanne Rosier Smith.
Series Title: Modern critical views.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
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