Immigrant acts : on Asian American cultural politics / Lisa Lowe

Author(s): Lowe, Lisa
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Subjects: American literature--Asian American authors--History and criticism--Theory, etc
Politics and literature--United States--History--20th century
Asian Americans--Intellectual life
Asian Americans in literature
Immigrants in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 1996
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xii, 252 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
1. Immigration, Citizenship, Racialization: Asian American Critique 1
2. Canon, Institutionalization, Identity: Asian American Studies 37
3. Heterogeneity, Hybridity, Multiplicity: Asian American Differences 60
4. Imagining Los Angeles in the Production of Multiculturalism 84
5. Decolonization, Displacement, Disidentification: Writing and the Question of History 97
6. Unfaithful to the Original: The Subject of Dictee 128
7. Work, Immigration, Gender: Asian "American" Women 154
Epilogue 174
Notes 177
Bibliography 223
Index 241
Notes: LCCN: 96020952
ISBN: 082231858X (cloth : acid-free paper)
ISBN: 0822318644 (paper : acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-240) and index
OCLC Number: 34767455
ISBN/ISSN: 082231858X
0822318644