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Maxine Hong Kingston's broken book of life : an intertextual study of the Woman warrior and China men

Author: Maureen Sabine
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Maureen Sabine's study of The Woman Warrior and China Men aims to bring these divided texts back together with a close reading that looks for the textual traces of the father in The Woman Warrior and shows how the daughter narrator tracks down his history in China Men. She considers theories of intertextuality that open up the possibility of a dynamic interplay between the two books and suggests that the Hong  Read more...
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Sabine, Maureen (Maureen Alice).
Maxine Hong Kingston's broken book of life.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607059747
Named Person: Maxine Hong Kingston; Maxine Hong Kingston; Maxine Hong Kingston; Maxine Hong Kingston; Maxine Hong Kingston
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Sabine
ISBN: 0824827848 9780824827847
OCLC Number: 52895601
Description: 229 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Case for an Intertextual Reading of The Woman Warrior and China Men --
"You Say with the Few Words and the Silences": The Woman Warrior's Traces of a Dialogue with China Men --
The Precious Only Daughter and the Never-Said: Traces of Incest in "No Name Woman" and The Woman Warrior --
"I'll Tell You What I Suppose from Your Silences and Few Words": The Search for the Father in China Men.
Responsibility: Maureen Sabine.
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Originally conceived as a single work, Maxine Hong Kingston's autobiographical novels The Woman Warrior and China Men tell the story of one Asian American family from various gendered perspectives.  Read more...

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