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Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Frank Chin
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975 - Publisher: Doubleday Books

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Asian American Novelists
Language: en
Pages: 422
Authors: Emmanuel Sampath Nelson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

As a distinct area of literary study, Asian American literature now enjoys a level of critical recognition that was unimaginable when academic interest in the field began modestly some 25 years ago. Part of this recognition stems from the increasing contributions of Asian American novelists, whose works continue to capture
Asian American Writers
Language: en
Pages: 460
Authors: Deborah L. Madsen
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

Presents career biographies and criticism of Asian American writers from the late 19th century up to the current time. Many works focus on the experience of Asians living in the United States.
Asian American Literature and the Environment
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Lorna Fitzsimmons, Youngsuk Chae, Bella Adams
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-24 - Publisher: Routledge

This book is a ground-breaking transnational study of representations of the environment in Asian American literature. Extending and renewing Asian American studies and ecocriticism by drawing the two fields into deeper dialogue, it brings Asian American writers to the center of ecocritical studies. This collection demonstrates the distinctiveness of Asian
Consumption and Identity in Asian American Coming-of-Age Novels
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Jennifer Ho
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-13 - Publisher: Routledge

This interdisciplinary study examines the theme of consumption in Asian American literature, connection representations of cooking and eating with ethnic identity formation. Using four discrete modes of identification--historic pride, consumerism, mourning, and fusion--Jennifer Ho examines how Asian American adolescents challenge and revise their cultural legacies and experiment with alternative ethnic