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Eating identities : reading food in Asian American literature

Author: Wenying Xu
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2008
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals how cooking, eating, and food fashion Asian American identities in terms of race/ethnicity, gender, class, diaspora, and sexuality. This book provides interpretations of seven Asian American  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wenying Xu
ISBN: 9780824831950 0824831950
OCLC Number: 487995725
Notes: Enjoyment and ethnic identity in No-no boy and Obasan. Masculinity, food, and appetite in Frank Chin's Donald Duk and "The eat and run midnight people". Class and cuisine: David Wong Louie's The barbarians are coming. Diaspora, transcendentalism, and ethnic gastronomy in the works of Li-Young Lee. Sexuality, colonialism, and ethnicity in Monique Truong's The book of salt and Mei Ng's Eating Chinese food naked. Epilogue: eating identities
Description: ix, 195 s. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Enjoyment and ethnic identity in No-no boy and Obasan --
Masculinity, food, and appetite in Frank Chin's Donald Duk and "The eat and run midnight people". Class and cuisine: David Wong Louie's The barbarians are coming --
Diaspora, transcendentalism, and ethnic gastronomy in the works of Li-Young Lee --
Sexuality, colonialism, and ethnicity in Monique Truong's The book of salt and Mei Ng's Eating Chinese food naked --
eating identities / Epilogue.
Responsibility: Wenying Xu

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