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Reading the literatures of Asian America

Author: Shirley Lim; Amy Ling
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1992.
Series: Asian American history and culture.
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Named Person: Maxine Hong Kingston; Joy Kogawa; Hisaye Yamamoto; Louis Chu; Alice Walker; John Okada; Van Dinh Tran; Sui Sin Far; Winnifred Eaton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Lim; Amy Ling
ISBN: 087722935X 9780877229353 0877229368 9780877229360
OCLC Number: 25833409
Description: xvii, 376 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The ambivalent American: Asian American literature on the cusp / Shirley Geok-lin Lim --
Versions of identity in post-activist Asian American poetry / George Uba --
Filipinos in the United States and their literature of exile / Oscar V. Campomanes --
Beyond "clay walls": Korean American literature / Chung-Hei Yun --
Witnessing the Japanese Canadian experience in World War II: processual structure, symbolism, and irony in Joy Kogawa's Obasan / Cheng Lok Chua --
Ethnicizing gender: an exploration of sexuality as sign in Chinese immigrant literature / Sau-ling Cynthia Wong --
Rebels and heroines: subversive narratives in the stories of Wakako Yamauchi and Hisaye Yamamoto / Stan Yogi --
Facing the incurable: patriarchy in Eat a Bowl of Tea / Ruth Y. Hsiao --
"Don't tell": imposed silences in The Color Purple and The Woman Warrior / King-Kok Cheung --
Tang Ao in America: male subject positions in China Men / Donald C. Goellnicht. Sense of place, history, and the concept of "local" in Hawaii's Asian/Pacific American literatures / Stephen H. Sumida --
Momotaro's exile: John Okada's No-No Boy / Gayle K. Fujita Sato --
Blue Dragon, White Tiger: the bicultural stance of Vietnamese American literature / Renny Christopher --
From isolation to integration: Vietnamese Americans in Tran Dieu Hang's fiction / Qui-Phiet Tran --
South Asia writes North America: prose fictions and autobiographies from the Indian Diaspora / Craig Tapping --
Creating one's self: the Eaton sisters / Amy Ling --
The production of Chinese American tradition: displacing American Orientalist discourse / David Leiwei Li --
Clashing constructs of reality: reading Maxine Hong Kingston's Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book as indigenous ethnography / Patricia Lin --
The death of Asia on the American field of representation / James S. Moy --
Ping Chong's terra in/cognita: monsters on stage / Suzanne R. Westfall.
Series Title: Asian American history and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Shirley Geok-lin Lim and Amy Ling.
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