Negotiating identities

Negotiating identities

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Negotiating Identitiesis a study of the development of writing by Asian American women in the 20th century, with particular emphasis on the successful late 20th century writers such as Maxine Hong Kingston, Amy Tan, Joy Kogawa, Bharati Mukherjee, and Gish Jen. It relates the development of Asian writing by women in America--with a comparative element incorporating Britain to a series of theoretical preoccupations: the mother/daughter dyad, biracialism, ethnic histories, citizenship, genre, and the idea of qhomeq.Lisa Lowea#39;s collection of occasional essays, Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics (1996), also views the cultural position of the ... Esther Mikyung Ghymna#39;s 1995 analysis of the thematic preoccupations of Asian American womena#39;s writing, in Images of Asian American ... Her organising rubric of a#39;gender asymmetrya#39; is presented as a a#39;global problema#39; (p. xviii), without, to my mind, an adequateanbsp;...

Title:Negotiating identities
Author: Helena Grice
Publisher:Manchester Univ Pr - 2002-06-01

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