Modeling minority women : heroines in African and Asian American fiction / Reshmi J. Hebbar

Author(s): Hebbar, Reshmi J
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Subjects: American fiction--Asian American authors--History and criticism
American fiction--African American authors--History and criticism
American fiction--Women authors--History and criticism
Minority women--United States--Intellectual life
African American women--Intellectual life
Asian American women--Intellectual life
Women and literature--United States
African American women in literature
Asian American women in literature
Minority women in literature
Heroines in literature
Women in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Routledge, 2005
Series: Studies in Asian Americans
Asian Americans
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xxvii, 152 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. Someday my prince will come : ambivalent romance and ethnicity in the fiction of the Eaton sisters 1
Ch. 2. The fairest of them all : ethnicity, heroines, and the objectifying lens 31
Ch. 3. Cinderella's understudies : marginality, ethnicity, and the negotiated spaces of heroine desire 57
Ch. 4. Little princesses : a new generation of ethnic, adolescent heroines 93
Notes: LCCN: 2004025325
ISBN: 0415972329
Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-148) and index
Contents: Someday my prince will come: ambivalent romance and ethnicity in the fiction of the Eaton sisters -- The fairest of them all: ethnicity, heroines, and the objectifying lens -- Cinderella's understudies: marginality, ethnicity, and the negotiated spaces of heroine desire -- Little princesses: a new generation of ethnic, adolescent heroines
OCLC Number: 56880334
ISBN/ISSN: 0415972329