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Title Reading the literatures of Asian America / edited by Shirley Geok-lin Lim and Amy Ling.
Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1992.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS153.A84 R43 1992    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS153.A84 R43 1992    AVAILABLE  
Series Asian American history and culture
Asian American history and culture.
Subject American literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism.
Asian Americans -- Intellectual life.
Asian Americans in literature.
Alt Name Lim, Shirley.
Ling, Amy.
Description xvii, 376 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The ambivalent American: Asian American literature on the cusp / Shirley Geok-lin Lim -- Versions of identity in post-activist Asian American poetry / George Uba -- Filipinos in the United States and their literature of exile / Oscar V. Campomanes -- Beyond "clay walls": Korean American literature / Chung-Hei Yun -- Witnessing the Japanese Canadian experience in World War II: processual structure, symbolism, and irony in Joy Kogawa's Obasan / Cheng Lok Chua -- Ethnicizing gender: an exploration of sexuality as sign in Chinese immigrant literature / Sau-ling Cynthia Wong -- Rebels and heroines: subversive narratives in the stories of Wakako Yamauchi and Hisaye Yamamoto / Stan Yogi -- Facing the incurable: patriarchy in Eat a Bowl of Tea / Ruth Y. Hsiao -- "Don't tell": imposed silences in The Color Purple and The Woman Warrior / King-Kok Cheung -- Tang Ao in America: male subject positions in China Men / Donald C. Goellnicht.
Sense of place, history, and the concept of "local" in Hawaii's Asian/Pacific American literatures / Stephen H. Sumida -- Momotaro's exile: John Okada's No-No Boy / Gayle K. Fujita Sato -- Blue Dragon, White Tiger: the bicultural stance of Vietnamese American literature / Renny Christopher -- From isolation to integration: Vietnamese Americans in Tran Dieu Hang's fiction / Qui-Phiet Tran -- South Asia writes North America: prose fictions and autobiographies from the Indian Diaspora / Craig Tapping -- Creating one's self: the Eaton sisters / Amy Ling -- The production of Chinese American tradition: displacing American Orientalist discourse / David Leiwei Li -- Clashing constructs of reality: reading Maxine Hong Kingston's Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book as indigenous ethnography / Patricia Lin -- The death of Asia on the American field of representation / James S. Moy -- Ping Chong's terra in/cognita: monsters on stage / Suzanne R. Westfall.
ISBN 0877229368 (paper) : $17.96
OCLC # 25833409
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Foreword / Elaine H. Kim 
 Introduction / Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Amy Ling3
Pt. IAmbivalent Identities 
 1The Ambivalent American: Asian American literature on the Cusp / Shirley Geok-lin Lim13
 2Versions of Identity in Post-Activist Asian American Poetry / George Uba33
 3Filipinos in the United States and Their Literature of Exile / Oscar V. Campomanes49
 4Beyond "Clay Walls": Korean American Literature / Chung-Hei Yun79
 5Witnessing the Japanese Canadian Experience in World War II: Processual Structure, Symbolism, and Irony in Joy Kogawa's Obasan / Cheng Lok Chua97
Pt. IIRace and Gender 
 6Ethnicizing Gender: An Exploration of Sexuality as Sign in Chinese Immigrant Literature / Sau-ling Cynthia Wong111
 7Rebels and Heroines: Subversive Narratives in the Stories of Wakako Yamauchi and Hisaye Yamamoto / Stan Yogi131
 8Facing the Incurable: Patriarchy in Eat a Bowl of Tea / Ruth Y. Hsiao151
 9"Don't Tell": Imposed Silences in The Color Purple and The Woman Warrior / King-Kok Cheung163
 10Tang Ao in America: Male Subject Positions in China Men / Donald C. Goellnicht191
Pt. IIIBorders and Boundaries 
 11Sense of Place, History, and the Concept of the "Local" in Hawaii's Asian/Pacific American Literatures / Stephen H. Sumida215
 12Momotaro's Exile: John Okada's No-No Boy / Gayle K. Fujita Sato239
 13Blue Dragon, White Tiger: The Bicultural Stance of Vietnamese American Literature / Renny Christopher259
 14From Isolation to Integration: Vietnamese Americans in Tran Dieu Hang's Fiction / Qui-Phiet Tran271
 15South Asia Writes North America: Prose Fictions and Autobiographies from the Indian Diaspora / Craig Tapping285
Pt. IVRepresentations and Self-Representations 
 16Creating One's Self: The Eaton Sisters / Amy Ling305
 17The Production of Chinese American Tradition: Displacing American Orientalist Discourse / David Leiwei Li319
 18Clashing Constructs of Reality: Reading Maxine Hong Kingston's Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book as Indigenous Ethnography / Patricia Lin333
 19The Death of Asia on the American Field of Representation / James S. Moy349
 20Ping Chong's Terra In/Cognita: Monsters on Stage / Suzanne R. Westfall359
 Notes on the Contributors375


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