Asian American Literature: Reviews and Criticism of Works by American Writers of Asian Descent

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Lawrence J. Trudeau
Gale Research, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 536 pages
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This reference guide to Asian writers covers authors whose works have been translated into the English language. Each author entry includes full biographical information, as well as excerpts from literary criticism and sources for further study. Authors covered include David Henry Hwang, Amy Tan, Lady Murasaki, Ts'ao Chan, Yasunari Kawabata and Kenzaburo Oe. The text concentrates on contemporary authors, but also includes many who have historical importance. Author portraits are included, as well as an introductory essay on developments and trends in Asian and Anglo-American literature and a map of East Asia.

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Meant for students, this reference lists 45 American writers of Asian descent, giving a photo, a short biography, a list of major works, criticism and reviews, and further resource materials. The ... Read full review


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