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Amy Tan : a literary companion

Amy Tan : a literary companion

Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2004.
Series: McFarland literary companions, 3.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
In the mid-1980s, Amy Tan was a successful but unhappy corporate speechwriter. By the end of the decade, she was perched firmly atop the best-seller lists with The Joy Luck Club, with more popular novels to follow. Tan's work--once pigeonholed as ethnic literature--resonates with universal themes that cross cultural and ideological boundaries, and prove wildly successful with readers of all stripes. Tender, sincere,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2004014713
Named Person: Amy Tan; Amy Tan; Amy Tan
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
ISBN: 9781476602608 1476602603
OCLC Number: 645948528
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 232 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Chronology of Tan's family history, life and works --
Tan's genealogy --
Amy Tan : a literary companion --
App. A. Chronology of historical and fictional events in Tan's works --
App. B. Foreign terms in Tan's works. App. C. Writing and research topics.
Series Title: McFarland literary companions, 3.
Responsibility: Mary Ellen Snodgrass.
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This reference work offers an introduction to and overview of Amy Tan's life, her body of literature, and her characters, motifs and themes. The main text is comprised of entries covering characters,  Read more...


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