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Articulate Silences: Hisaye Yamamoto, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Joy Kogewa

Author: King-Kok Cheung.
Publisher: Cornell University Press.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this pathbreaking book, King-Kok Cheung sheds new light on the thematic and rhetoncal uses of silence in fiction by three Asian American women: Hisaye Yamamoto, Maxine Hong Kingston, and JoyKogawa. Boldly articulating the unspeakable, these writers break the silence imposed by families or ethnic communities and defy the dominant culture that suppresses the voicing of minority experiences. Yet at the same time,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: King-Kok Cheung.
ISBN: 9781501721120 1501721127 9780801481475 0801481473
OCLC Number: 1076623998
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Illustrations --
Acknowledgments --
Terminology --
1. Introduction --
2. Rhetorical Silence: "Seventeen Syllables," "Yoneko's Earthquake," and "The Legend of Miss Sasagawara" --
3. Provocative Silence: The Woman Warrior and China Men --
4. Attentive Silence: Obasan --
Coda --
Bibliography --
Index
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In this pathbreaking book, King-Kok Cheung sheds new light on the thematic and rhetoncal uses of silence in fiction by three Asian American women: Hisaye Yamamoto, Maxine Hong Kingston, and  Read more...

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