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Cold War friendships : Korea, Vietnam, and Asian American literature

Author: Josephine Nock-Hee Park
Publisher: New York Oxford University Press [2016] © 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on epochal films such as The Manchurian Candidate and Samuel Fuller's Steel Helmet, in addition to landmark literature by the likes of Richard Kim, Chang-rae Lee, Susan Choi, Le Ly Hayslip, and Maxine Hong Kingston, Cold War Friendships explores the plight of the Asian ally of the American wars in Korea and Vietnam"...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Park, Josephine Nock-Hee. Cold War friendships
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josephine Nock-Hee Park
ISBN: 9780190257668 0190257660 9780190257675 0190257679
OCLC Number: 958437054
Description: viii, 310 Seiten
Contents: Table of ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Making Friendlies Part I: Securing the Korean War 1. Lesser Friends 2. Faithless Warrior: Richard E. Kim's The Martyred 3. Loving Freedom in Susan Choi's The Foreign Student 4. Inhuman Alliances: Chang-rae Lee's The Surrendered Part II: Reviving the War in Vietnam 5. Losing Friends 6. Goddess of Reconciliation: Le Ly Hayslip's Memoirs 7. Fabricating Friends in Lan Cao's Monkey Bridge 8. Shame and Love: Andrew X. Pham's Catfish and Mandala Conclusion Works Cited
Responsibility: Josphine Nock-Hee Park.

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Drawing on epochal films such as The Manchurian Candidate and Samuel Fuller's Steel Helmet, in addition to landmark literature by the likes of Richard Kim, Chang-rae Lee, Susan Choi, Le Ly Hayslip,  Read more...

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Revising the supposed otherness and passivity of Cold War friendlies, Park perceptively illuminates that self-positioning proto-American subjects negotiate the sometimes conflicting imperatives of Read more...

 
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