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Camp notes and other writings

Author: Mitsuye Yamada
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mitsuye Yamada was born in Kyushu, Japan, and raised in Seattle, Washington, until the outbreak of World War II when her family was removed to a concentration camp in Idaho. Camp Notes and Other Writings recounts this experience. Yamada's poetry yields a terse blend of emotions and imagery. Her twist of words creates a twist of vision that make her poetry come alive. The weight of her cultural experience - the pain  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitsuye Yamada
ISBN: 081352606X 9780813526065
OCLC Number: 39556674
Notes: Originally published separately: Camp notes and other poems. San Lorenzo, Calif. : Shameless Hussy Press, ©1976; and Desert run. Latham, NY : Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press, ©1988.
Description: 95 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Camp notes and other poems --
Desert run.
Other Titles: Camp notes and other poems
Responsibility: Mitsuye Yamada.

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This volume contains two collections of Mitsuye Yamada's poetry: """"Camp Notes and Other Writings"""" and """"Desert Run: Poems and Stories"""".  Read more...

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"Her reflections of the camp are vivid, pain-filled, weighed with irony ... She confronts the invisibility of Asian American women in American Culture."--Los Angeles Times "Whether she writes from Read more...

 
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