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An interethnic companion to Asian American literature

An interethnic companion to Asian American literature

Author: King-Kok Cheung
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book is a survey of literature by North American writers of Asian descent, in terms of both national origins (Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, South Asian, Vietnamese) and shared concerns. It introduces readers to the distinctive literary history of each group of writers and discusses issues that connect or divide these different groups. Part One provides a literary history of each constituent national

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: King-Kok Cheung
ISBN: 0521443121 9780521443128 0521447909 9780521447904
OCLC Number: 33441175
Description: xi, 414 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Re-viewing Asian American literary studies / King-Kok Cheung --
Chinese American literature / Sau-ling Cynthia Wong --
Filipino American literature / N.V.M. Gonzalez and Oscar V. Campomanes --
Japanese American literature / Stan Yogi --
Korean American literature / Elaine H. Kim --
South Asian American literature / Ketu H. Katrak --
Vietnamese American literature / Monique T.D. Tru'o'ong --
Journalistic representations of Asian Americans and literary responses, 1910-1920 / Rachel C. Lee --
Postcolonialism, nationalism, and the emergence of Asian/Pacific American literatures / Stephen H. Sumida --
Immigration and diaspora / SHirley Geok-lin Lim --
Identity crisis and gender politics: reappropriating Asian American masculinity / Jinqi Ling --
Blurring boundaries: Asian American literature as theory / Donald C. Goellnicht.
Responsibility: editor, King-Kok Cheung.
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