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Eating identities : reading food in Asian American literature

Author: Wenying Xu
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals how cooking, eating, and food fashion Asian American identities in terms of race/ethnicity, gender, class, diaspora, and sexuality. This book provides interpretations of seven Asian American  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Xu, Wenying.
Eating identities.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608351532
Online version:
Xu, Wenying.
Eating identities.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)631967161
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wenying Xu
ISBN: 9780824831950 0824831950
OCLC Number: 167514049
Description: ix, 195 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Enjoyment and ethnic identity in No-no boy and Obasan --
Masculinity, food, and appetite in Frank Chin's Donald Duk and "The eat and run midnight people" --
Class and cuisine: David Wong Louie's The barbarians are coming --
Diaspora, transcendentalism, and ethnic gastronomy in the works of Li-Young Lee --
Sexuality, colonialism, and ethnicity in Monique Truong's The book of salt and Mei Ng's Eating Chinese food naked --
Epilogue: eating identities.
Responsibility: Wenying Xu.
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A fascinating examination of the role of food, eating habits, and the culinary arts in Asian American literature. [Xu] begins this sophisticated, theoretically informed study with the proposition Read more...

 
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