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Karen Tei Yamashita : fictions of magic and memory

Author: A Robert Lee
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Karen Tei Yamashita's novels, essays, and performance scripts have garnered considerable praise from scholars and reviewers, and are taught not only in the United States but in at least half a dozen countries in Asia, South America, Europe. Her work has been written about in numerous disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. This work is the first anthology given over to Yamashita's writing. It contains  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2017030702
(OCoLC)993601713
Named Person: Karen Tei Yamashita; Karen Tei Yamashita
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A Robert Lee
ISBN: 9780824877873 082487787X 9780824874056 0824874056
OCLC Number: 1034613667
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE: Karen Tei Yamashita and the Cultivation of Cosmopolitan Virtue; CHAPTER TWO: Narratives of Dislocation in the Novels of Karen Tei Yamashita, Joy Kogawa, and Julie Otsuka; CHAPTER THREE: "Dancing with Goblins in Plastic Jungles"; CHAPTER FOUR: Did You Hear the One About ...?; CHAPTER FIVE: Environment, Justice, Aesthetics; CHAPTER SIX: An Incomplete Journey; CHAPTER SEVEN: Karen Tei Yamashita's Tropic of Orange and Chaos Theory; CHAPTER EIGHT: (Re)Production Cycles; CHAPTER NINE: House of Memory CHAPTER TEN: Shift of SceneCHAPTER ELEVEN: Reimagining Traveling Bodies; CHAPTER TWELVE: Speaking Craft; Bibliography of Karen Tei Yamashita's Works; Contributors; Index
Responsibility: edited by A. Robert Lee.
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