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In her mother's house : the politics of Asian American mother-daughter writing

Author: Wendy Ho
Publisher: Walnut Creek : AltaMira Press, ©1999.
Series: Critical perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans series.
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Unwilling to see Asian American women silenced beneath the noisy discourse of feminists, cultural nationalists, and Eurocentric historians, Wendy Ho turns to spoken stories of mothers and daughters.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ho, Wendy.
In her mother's house.
Walnut Creek : AltaMira Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)606272734
Online version:
Ho, Wendy.
In her mother's house.
Walnut Creek : AltaMira Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)608390629
Named Person: Fae Myenne Ng; Maxine Hong Kingston; Amy Tan; Maxine Hong Kingston; Fae Myenne Ng; Amy Tan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Ho
ISBN: 0742503364 9780742503366 0742503372 9780742503373 076199047X 9780761990475 0761990488 9780761990482 0761983155 9780761983156 0761983163 9780761983163
OCLC Number: 40939888
Description: 285 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Beneath the pirie mangotree: the self-talking story about mothers and daughters --
Feminist recovery and reception: Chinese American mother-daughter stories --
The traffic in women: migration and representation --
Outlaw brotherhood: cultural nationalism and the politics of mother-daughter discourses --
Desire in the desert: the self talking-story in Maxine Hong Kingston's mother-daughter stories --
Losing your innocence but not your hope: Amy Tan's Joy Luck mothers and Coca-Cola daughters --
"The heart never travels": the incorporation of fathers in the mother-daughter stories of Maxine Hong Kingston, Amy Tan and Fae Myenne Ng --
Coda: the political heart of the matter.
Series Title: Critical perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans series.
Responsibility: Wendy Ho.

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Professor Ho's book is timely and significant. It will make an important contribution to the field of Chinese American Studies and in teasing out multiple intersections of gender, race, and class, an Read more...

 
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