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The limits of Asian America : reading for resistance

Author: Viet Thanh Nguyen
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This text examines Asian America - its idealization by its intellectuals, its saturation with capitalist practices, and the challenges posed by its ideological diversity. Using literature as a tool,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Viet Thanh Nguyen
ISBN: 0195146999 9780195146998 0195147006 9780195147001
OCLC Number: 232700451
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction: A Crisis of Representation1: On the Origins of Asian American Literature: The Eaton Sisters and the Hybrid Body2: Wounded Bodies and the Cold War: Freedom, Materialism, and Revolution in Asian American Literature, 1946-19573: The Remasculinization of Chinese America: Race, Violence, and the Novel4: Representing Reconciliation: Le Ly Hayslip and the Emblematic Victim5: Queer Bodies and Subaltern Spectators: Guerrilla Theater, Hollywood Melodrama, and the Filipino (American) NovelConclusion: Model Minorities and Bad SubjectsNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Viet Thanh Nguyen.

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