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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 858–861.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Yoonmee Chang 2005 Tell This Silence: Asian American Women Writers and the Politics of Speech . By Patti Duncan. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2004. xvi, 274 pp. $34.95; Crossing Cultures: Creating Identity in Chinese and Jewish American Literature .By Judith Oster. Columbia: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Stephanie Li East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post–Civil Rights Era . By Chon-Smith Chong . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2015 . x, 190 pp. $60.00 . Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship . By Wong...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Daniel Kim © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Driven Out: The Forgotten War against Chinese Americans. By Jean Pfaelzer. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2008. xxix, 400 pp. Paper, $19.95. Disturbing the Peace: Black Culture and the Police Power after Slavery. By Bryan...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 844–847.
Published: 01 December 2014
... , $50.00 . Pluralist Universalism: An Asian Americanist Critique of US and Chinese Multiculturalisms . By Jin Wen . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2012 . xvii , 224 pp. Cloth , $52.95 ; CD , $14.95 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 844  American Literature order to remake them...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 665–666.
Published: 01 September 2001
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2015
... : Stanford Univ. Press . 2014 . xxiv , 391 pp. Cloth, $50.00 ; paper, $27.95 ; e-book available. Foreign Accents: Chinese American Verse from Exclusion to Postethnicity . By Yao Stephen G. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2010 . vii , 326 pp. $84.00 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 511–539.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Peter Kvidera Duke University Press 2005 Peter Resonant Presence: Kvidera Legal Narratives and Literary Space in the Poetry of Early Chinese Immigrants Etched into a barracks wall of San Francisco Bay’s Angel Island Immigration Station, a poem...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Sean Metzger Duke University Press 2007 Double Agency: Acts of Impersonation in Asian American Literature and Culture . By Tina Chen. Palo Alto: Stanford Univ. Press. 2005. xxvi, 247 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $19.95. Americans First: Chinese Americans and the Second World War . By K. Scott Wong...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 389–419.
Published: 01 June 2010
...R. John Williams Despite his enormous popularity as a native interpreter of Chinese culture for Western readers, Lin Yutang's literary career has been largely ignored in American studies and only selectively attended to in Asian and Asian American studies. This essay argues that much of this...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 December 2009
... mobility of African Americans, Native Americans, and Chinese immigrants. Post-Reconstruction practices such as convict lease and the enforcement of vagrancy laws help account for Huck and Jim's divergent experiences of mobility and captivity as they travel downriver in Twain's novel. Racially...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
... encounter with Communist China. The essay narrates this story by exploring the United States Information Agency’s (USIA) recruitment of a major Chinese author, Eileen Chang, to the cause of information fabrication and deployment in Hong Kong. It combines this story with a brief history of 1950s US...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 797–826.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Williams’s once-popular autobiography chronicling his experiences as a fugitive slave and California gold miner knits together stories from the Underground Railroad with firsthand observations on Chinese labor migration and Indian resettlement in the West. This essay reads Williams’s narrative alongside the...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 401–404.
Published: 01 June 2016
... authors, and with his major texts to this day still the most traveled in the American canon. (According to Selina Lai-Henderson, one of the writers reviewed here, Huckleberry Finn [1884] alone exists in ninety Chinese translations.) Accordingly, much recent attention has turned to Twain’s travel...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2008
... more Chinese than Thai, their origins in Siam—a nation that existed in the minds of Westerners as a mystical, isolated, and impenetrable space—was foregrounded in their stage name. The range of textual media in which representations of Chang and Eng Bunker are found in nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 235–236.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Foerster Prize for the best essay published in American Literature in 2010 was awarded by the American Literature Section of the MLA to R. John Williams, Yale University, for “The Technê Whim: Lin Yutang and the Invention of the Chinese Typewriter” ( June 2010, 389–419). An honor- able...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 893–894.
Published: 01 December 2015
...: Chinese American Verse from Exclusion to Postethnicity by Stephen G. Yao, American Literature 87, no. 3 (2015): 627–29. On p. 627, the first two sentences of the review should read: “These recent studies register the field of Asian American literary studies’ continuing turn away from deploying...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 361–386.
Published: 01 June 2009
... “‘Hey, everybody’s gotta give up the old and become American. If all these Chinese were more American, I wouldn’t have all my problems30 This fantasy cannot be realized, however, because those around Donald continually ascribe to him a Chinese identity. In his school, for example, his...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 892–895.
Published: 01 December 2003
... transpacific intertextuality continues in later twentieth-century imaginings of Asia, particularly in the use of Chinese language and myth. For example, he examines the pidginization of the language in the poetry of John Yau, who, he...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2003
... contemporary Chinese politics, and thus the English version lacks the complexity and richness of the original. The strength of Huang’s study is in his challenge not only to those who translate Chinese literature but...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the domestic fiction of Sui Sin Far engage with Chinese missionary work abroad; Herman Melville and Walt Whitman explore the possibilities and limitations of global unity through pub- lic works projects and capitalist expansion; and the regionalisms of Sarah Orne Jewett, Frank Norris, and...