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Author Chu, Patricia P.

Title Assimilating Asians : gendered strategies of authorship in Asian America / Patricia P. Chu
Published Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2000


Description 1 online resource (x, 241 pages)
Series New Americanists
New Americanists.
Contents Introduction: "a city of words" -- America in the heart: political desire in Younghill Kang, Carlos Bulosan, Milton Murayama, and John Okada -- Authoring subjects: Frank Chin and David Mura -- Womens' plots: Edith Maude Eaton and Bharati Mukherjee -- "That was China, that was their fate": ethnicity and agency in The joy luck club -- Tripmaster monkey, Frank Chin, and the Chinese heroic tradition -- Coda: "What we should become, what we were."
Summary This work combines social theory with literary analysis to look at how Asian American writers use literature to participate in the critique and analysis of their position in US culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-227) and index
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Subject Andrae, A.
American literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
National characteristics, American, in literature.
Asian American women -- Intellectual life
Assimilation (Sociology) in literature.
Women and literature -- United States
Asian American women in literature.
Asian Americans in literature.
Group identity in literature.
Authorship -- Sex differences
Bildungsromans, American -- History and criticism
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- Asian American.
American literature -- Asian American authors
American literature -- Women authors
Asian American women in literature
Asian American women -- Intellectual life
Asian Americans in literature
Assimilation (Sociology) in literature
Authorship -- Sex differences
Bildungsromans, American
Group identity in literature
National characteristics, American, in literature
Women and literature
Ethnische Identit├Ąt
Geschichte 1950-2000.
United States
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822381358