An Interethnic Companion to Asian American Literature

An Interethnic Companion to Asian American Literature

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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.In her essay, aquot;Transit Loungeaquot; (1991b), Alexander records a scene at Bombay Airport where she witnesses about thirty men ... written in Hindi, hang from their necks on name-tags along with destinations like Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, and other Middle ... to speak Arabic or English, aquot; Alexander travels back in memory to her own childhood when those aquot;two languages [had] ... make aquot;distances heaveaquot; as physical and psychic journeyings unravel through the female generations of grandmother, anbsp;...


Title:An Interethnic Companion to Asian American Literature
Author: King-Kok Cheung
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1997
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