An Interethnic Companion to Asian American Literature by King-Kok CheungAn Interethnic Companion to Asian American Literature by King-Kok Cheung

An Interethnic Companion to Asian American Literature

EditorKing-Kok Cheung

Paperback | December 28, 1996

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This book provides a survey of literature by North American writers of Asian descent, both by national origins (Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, South Asian, Vietnamese) and by shared concerns. The volume is intended to serve as both a guide and a reference work for scholars, teachers, and students in Asian American studies, ethnic studies, and American studies. In terms of breadth and depth of coverage it is the first of its kind.
Title:An Interethnic Companion to Asian American LiteratureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.94 inPublished:December 28, 1996Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521447909

ISBN - 13:9780521447904

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Table of Contents

Re-reviewing Asian American literary studies King-Kok Cheung; Part I: 1. Chinese American literature Sau-ling Cynthia Wong; 2. Filipino American literature N. V. M. Gonzalez and Oscar V. Campomanes; 3. Japanese American literature Stan Yogi; 4. Korean American literature Elaine H. Kim; 5. South Asian American literature Ketu H. Katrak; 6. Vietnamese American literature Monique T. D. Truong; Part II: 7. Journalistic representations of Asian Americans and literary responses, 1910-20 Rachel C. Lee; 8. Postcolonialism, nationalism, and the emergence of Asian/Pacific American literatures Stephen H. Sumida; 9. Immigration and diaspora Shirley Geok-lin Lim; 10. Identity crisis and gender politics: reappropriating Asian American masculinity Jinqui Ling; 11. Blurring boundaries: Asian American literature as theory Donald C. Goellnicht.

Editorial Reviews

"...insightful....the collection makes a valuable contribution to those who are trained in the field, to scholars in American Studies, and to scholars of other literatures." Greta Ai-Yu Niu, Sweet Briar College