Asian-American writers

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Chelsea House,
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c2009.
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Identity and belonging are just two of the many themes Asian-American writers have explored. This edition in the Bloom’s Modern Critical Views series offers fresh critical evaluations of this important body of American literature. Canonical writers such as Maxine Hong Kingston and Amy Tan are discussed in addition to the voices and traditions that have emerged from the United States’ diverse South and East Asian communities. This volume is complemented by a chronology, a bibliography, notes on the contributors, and an introductory essay from master scholar Harold Bloom.

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table_of_contents Introduction / Harold Bloom -- South Asian American literature / Ketu H. Katrak -- Postcolonialism, nationalism, and the emergence of Asian/Pacific American literatures / Stephen H. Sumida -- Amy Tan and Asian American literature / E.D. Huntley -- Chinese American women writers : the tradition behind Maxine Hong Kingston / Amy Ling -- Interpreter of maladies by jhumpa Lahiri / Purvi Shah -- Queer bodies and subaltern spectators : guerilla theatre, Hollywood melodrama and the Filipino (American) novel / Viet Thanh Nguyen -- Vietnamese American literature in English, 1963-1994 / Michele Janette -- Introduction to Asian North American identities beyond the hyphen / Eleanor Ty and Donald C. Goellnicht -- Asian Americans imagining Burma : Chang-Rae Lee's A gesture life and Wendy Law-Yone's Irrawaddy tango / Cheng Lok Chua -- Long a mystery and forever a memory : god vs. goddess in the ethnic novel / Guiyou Huang -- Beyond multicultural : cultural hybridity in the novels of Gish Jen / Jeffrey F.L Partridge.
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