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Searching for Mr. Chin : constructions of nation and the Chinese in West Indian literature

Author: Anne-Marie Lee-Loy
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©2010.
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""Given how little criticism there is on textual images of the Chinese in the West Indies, Searching for Mr. Chin is a great contribution to the literature. Lee-Loy's well-written and -researched book fills a surprising lacuna in Latin American and Caribbean studies, as well as in Chinese diaspora studies. It takes into account other publications on the Chinese experience in the Caribbean and delimits more clearly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne-Marie Lee-Loy
ISBN: 9781439901304 1439901309 9781439901328 1439901325
OCLC Number: 471810855
Description: xi, 183 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Forgotten remembrance: literature and the banal performance of nation --
Just another Chinaman: the Chinese as outsiders to the nation --
A real Creolise Chinee: establishing Creole inclusiveness --
From the other side of the counter: Chinese west --
Indians' self-representation.
Responsibility: Anne-Marie Lee-Loy.

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West Indian literary representations of local Chinese populations illuminate concepts of national belonging  Read more...

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