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Conversations with Maxine Hong Kingston

Author: Maxine Hong Kingston; Paul Skenazy; Tera Martin
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1998.
Series: Literary conversations series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this collection of interviews, Kingston talks about her life, her writing, and her objectives. From the first, her books have hovered along the hazy line between fiction and nonfiction, memoir and imagination. As she answers her critics and readers, she both clarifies the differences and exults in the difficulties of distinguishing between the remembered and the re-created." "She explains how she worked to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Named Person: Maxine Hong Kingston; Maxine Hong Kingston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maxine Hong Kingston; Paul Skenazy; Tera Martin
ISBN: 1578060583 9781578060580 1578060591 9781578060597
OCLC Number: 38856074
Description: xxv, 237 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Maxine Hong Kingston: something comes from outside onto the paper / Gary Kubota --
Honolulu interview: Maxine Hong Kingston / Karen Horton --
Talk with Mrs. Kingston / Timothy Pfaff --
Interview with Maxine Hong Kingston / Arturo Islas with Marilyn Yalom --
Interview with Maxine Hong Kingston / Kay Bonetti --
To be able to see the Tao / Jody Hoy --
Eccentric memories: a conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston / Paula Rabinowitz --
Talking with the woman warrior / William Satake Blauvelt --
Writing the other: a conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston / Marilyn Chin --
Coming home / Paul Skenazy --
Kingston at the university / Paul Skenazy --
Interview with Maxine Hong Kingston / Shelley Fisher Fishkin --
Maxine Hong Kingston / Donna Perry --
Creating peace out of pathos / Joan Smith --
Reinventing peace: conversations with Tripmaster Maxine Hong Kingston / Neila C. Seshachari --
As truthful as possible: an interview with Maxine Hong Kingston / Eric J. Schroeder.
Series Title: Literary conversations series.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Skenazy and Tera Martin.

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A collection of interviews with Kingston in which she talks about her life, her writing and her objectives in a provocative, constantly amused and amusing manner, recorded from 1976 through 1998.  Read more...

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