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The immigrant experience in North American literature : carving out a niche

Author: Katherine B Payant; Toby Rose
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: Contributions to the study of American literature, no. 4.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Immigrant experience in North American literature.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607352697
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine B Payant; Toby Rose
ISBN: 0313308918 9780313308918
OCLC Number: 40180154
Description: xxvii, 190 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: stories of the uprooted / Katherine Payant --
In(ter)dependent selves: Mary Antin, Elizabeth Stern, and Jewish immigrant women's autobiography / Wendy Zierler --
Justifying individualism: Anzia Yezierska's Bread givers / Martin Japtok --
Fighting the trolls on the Dakota plains: the ecstasy and the agony of Norwegian immigrants' lives in O.E. Rolvaag's Giants in the earth / Raychel Haugrud Reiff --
Jasmine or the americanization of an Asian: negotiating between "cultural arrest" and moral decay in immigrant fictions / Gönül Pultar --
Developing negatives: Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy / Jacqueline Doyle --
Speaking and listening: the immigrant as spy who comes in from the cold / June Dwyer --
Repositioning the stars: twentieth-century narratives of Asian American immigration / Qun Wang --
Borderland themes in Sandra Cisneros's Woman hollering creek / Katherine Payant --
Crossroads are our roads: Paule Marshall's portrayal of immigrant identity themes / Toby Rose --
Motherland versus daughterland in Judith Ortiz Cofer's the Line of the sun / Carmen Faymonville --
Obasan and hybridity: necessary cultural strategies / Matthew Beedham --
Becoming Americans: Gish Jen's Typical American / Zhou Xiaojing.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of American literature, no. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Katherine B. Payant and Toby Rose.

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