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Maxine Hong Kingston

Autore: Diane Simmons
Editore: New York : Twayne Publishers, ©1999.
Serie: Twayne's United States authors series, TUSAS 711.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Since the publication of The Woman Warrior: Memoir of a Girlhood Among Ghosts, Maxine Hong Kingston has become one of the best-known and most widely taught of living American authors, and has pioneered the now burgeoning field of Asian-American letters." "Diane Simmons's critical and biographical analysis is the first book-length study of Kingston and her complete works, including the less well-known memoir,  Per saperne di più…
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Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Simmons, Diane, 1948-
Maxine Hong Kingston.
New York : Twayne Publishers, c1999
(OCoLC)594226521
Online version:
Simmons, Diane, 1948-
Maxine Hong Kingston.
New York : Twayne Publishers, c1999
(OCoLC)606338151
Persona incaricata: Maxine Hong Kingston; Maxine Hong Kingston
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Diane Simmons
ISBN: 0805746218 9780805746211
Numero OCLC: 40881436
Descrizione: xii, 184 p. ; 23 cm.
Contenuti: "How do you come back from war? : a biographical essay --
Kingston's swordswoman : a ballad of belonging --
Fighting ghosts in a world turned upside down --
The lady in the moon --
In search of sanity --
Finding fathers --
Tripmaster monkey and the scrutable self.
Titolo della serie: Twayne's United States authors series, TUSAS 711.
Responsabilità: Diane Simmons.

Abstract:

"Since the publication of The Woman Warrior: Memoir of a Girlhood Among Ghosts, Maxine Hong Kingston has become one of the best-known and most widely taught of living American authors, and has pioneered the now burgeoning field of Asian-American letters." "Diane Simmons's critical and biographical analysis is the first book-length study of Kingston and her complete works, including the less well-known memoir, Hawai'i One Summer. In addition to thematically addressing Kingston's writing and extrapolating her political views, Simmons also undertakes to situate the work in the context of Chinese and Chinese-American history and experience, and to help the reader better appreciate Kingston's extensive use of Chinese mythology and literature. Simmons also addresses the attacks made upon Kingston by a small group of male Asian-American authors." "It is Simmons's argument that throughout Kingston's work there is the desire to transform fear and subjugation into bold and beautiful action, and the insistence that it is possible that one may endure abuse but keep one's humanity intact." "In addition to her detailed critical assessment of Kingston's writing and the varied responses it has garnered, Simmons offers the first extensive biographical essay on Kingston, as well as an in-depth interview with the author as an appendix."--BOOK JACKET.

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