Asian American Literature in Transition: Volume 1: 1850-1930

Asian American Literature in Transition: Volume 1: 1850-1930


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108830836
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/31/2021
Series: Asian American Literature in Transition
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Josephine Lee is a professor of English and Asian American Studies at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and the editor-in-chief of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture. She is also the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Asian American Studies

Julia H. Lee is associate professor of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Understanding Maxine Hong Kingston (2017) and Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations In African And Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937 (2011), which received honorable mention in literary studies from the Association for Asian American Studies.

Table of Contents

I. Empire and Resistance: 1. Reframing Colonial Fantasy and Benevolent Violence: Marriage, Family, and 'Global' Racial Consciousness in Edith Eaton's Caribbean Stories Yu-Fang Cho; 2. Uncollected: Remapping Sui Sin Far/Edith Maude Eaton Hsuan Hsu and Edlie Wong; 3. South Asian American Anticolonial Writings: Critical Reflections on Race, Empire, and Immigration in North America Seema Sohi; 4. Challenging Enactments of Power: Remembering the Komagata Maru Incident in Drama and Performance Nandi Bhatia; 5. Saum Song Bo on the Statue of Liberty: A Protest Against U.S. Chinese Exclusion and French Imperialism Cynthia Wu; 6. Island in Between: The Politics of Place in the Poetry of Angel Island Julia H. Lee; II. Bodies at Work and Play: 7. Objects of an Orientalist Gaze: Chinese Immigrants in American Silent Film Philippa Gates; 8. Labor, Freedom, and Typicality in Chinese Canadian Railroad Fiction Christopher Lee; 9. Bret Harte's 'Heathen Chinee' in US Literature after Slavery Caroline Yang; 10. On the Genealogy of Asian American Drama Sean Metzger; 11. Decorative Orientalism Josephine Lee; III. Crossings: 12. Affect and Form in the Writings of the Eaton Sisters Dominika Ferens; 13. Osato-san's Hands: Untimely Tales Gesture to Humanity's Horizons Andrew Leong; 14. Revolutionary Formalisms Audrey Wu Clark; 15. Slave to Love: Racial Form in Early Asian American Miscegenation Plots Jolie Sheffer; 16. Anna May Wong's Greetings to the World Yiman Wang.

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