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The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature

Author: Crystal Parikh; Daniel Y Kim
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a survey of Asian American literature from the nineteenth to the early twenty-first century, exploring the variety of historical periods, literary genres, and cultural movements affecting the development of Asian American literature, and covering subjects from immigrant narratives and internment literature to contemporary race studies and the problem of translation.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Crystal Parikh; Daniel Y Kim
ISBN: 9781107095175 1107095174 9781107479142 1107479142
OCLC Number: 904801178
Description: xxiii, 242 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chronology of major works and events, 1763-2014 / Crystal Parikh --
Part I. Formations of Asian America : immigration, empire, law. Asian American literature within and beyond the immigrant narrative / Min Hyoung Song ; America's empire and the Asia-Pacific : constructing Hawai'i and the Philippines / Denise Cruz and Erin Suzuki ; Adjudicating Asian America / Kandice Chuh and Karen Shimakawa --
Part II. Asian American writing and the legacy of war. Writing the internment / Greg Robinson ; The literature of the Korean War and Vietnam War / Daniel Y. Kim and Viet Thanh Nguyen ; "The war on terror" : post-9/11 south Asian and Arab American literature / Rajini Srikanth --
Part III. The extravagant of genre. Asian American drama / Josephine Yee ; Asian American poetry / Josephine Park ; Model minority narratives and the Asian American family / Erin Ninh ; The writing of translation / Christopher Lee ; Popular genres and new media / Betsy Huang ; Toward a definition of diaspora literature / Hyungji Park --
Part IV. Identities and postidentities. Feminisms and queer interventions into Asian America / Helena Grice and Crystal Parikh ; Comparative race studies and interracialisms / Joseph Keith ; Rethinking embodiment and hybridity : mixed-race, adoptee, and disabled subjectivities / Cathy J. Schlund-Vials and Cynthia Wu.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Crystal Parikh, New York University ; Daniel Y. Kim, Brown University.

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