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Author Yin, Xiao-huang.
Title Chinese American literature since the 1850s / Xiao-huang Yin ; foreword by Roger Daniels.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2000.

Author Yin, Xiao-huang.
Series The Asian American experience.
Asian American experience.
Subject American literature -- Chinese American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Chinese influences.
Chinese Americans -- Intellectual life.
Chinese Americans in literature.
Description xiv, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-296) and index.
Contents Plea and protest: voices of early Chinese immigrants -- Writings of the "cultivated Chinese": improving the image to win -- Sympathy and acceptance -- The voice of a Eurasian: Sui Sin Far and her writings -- Seeking a place in American life: autobiographical writings of second-generation Chinese -- What's in a name: Chinese-language literature in America -- Immigration blues: themes and subject matter in Chinese-language -- Literature since the 1960s -- Multiple voices and the "war of words": Chinese American literature -- In the contemporary era -- Epilogue -- English-Chinese glossary -- English-Chinese bibliography -- Selected bibliography -- Index.
ISBN 0252025245 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 41400667
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Roger Daniels 
1Plea and Protest: The Voices of Early Chinese Immigrants11
2The Writing of "Cultivated Chinese": Improving an Image to Win Sympathy and Acceptance53
3The Voice of a Eurasian: Sui Sin Far and Her Writing85
4Seeking a Place in American Life: The Autobiographical Writing of Second-Generation Chinese117
5What's in a Name: Chinese-Language Literature in America157
6Immigration Blues: Themes and Subject Matter in Chinese-Language Literature since the 1960s184
7Multiple Voices and the "War of Words": Contemporary Chinese American Literature229
 English Bibliography267
 Chinese Bibliography291

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