Multiethnic literature and canon debates / edited by Mary Jo Bona and Irma Maini

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Subjects: American literature--Minority authors--History and criticism--Theory, etc
Minorities--United States--Intellectual life
Cultural pluralism in literature
Ethnic groups in literature
Minorities in literature
Ethnicity in literature
Canon (Literature)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2006
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xiv, 242 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction : multiethnic literature in the millennium / Mary Jo Bona, Irma Maini 1
Ch. 1. From the road not taken to the multi-lane highway : MELUS, the journal / Veronica Makowsky 23
Ch. 2. On the trail of the Chicano/o subject : literary texts and contexts in the formation of Chicana/o studies / Aureliano Maria DeSoto 41
Ch. 3. "A house made with stones / full of stories" : anthologizing native American literature / Kristin Czarnecki 61
Ch. 4. "But is it great?" : the question of the canon for Italian American women writers / Mary Jo Bona 85
Ch. 5. Racial politics and the literary reception of Zora Neale Hurston's Their eyes were watching God / Stephen Spencer 111
Ch. 6. De-centering the canon : understanding The great Gatsby as an ethnic novel / Joe Kraus 127
Ch. 7. An exile's will to canon and its tension with ethnicity : Li-Young Lee / Wenying Xu 145
Ch. 8. Canon-openers, book clubs, and middlebrow culture / June Dwyer 167
Ch. 9. From the boardroom to cocktail parties : "great" books, multiethnic literature, and the production of the professional managerial class in the context of globalization / Sarika Chandra 183
Ch. 10. It's just beginning : assessing the impact of the Internet on U.S. multiethnic literature and the "canon" / Patricia Keefe Durso 197
Additional Authors: Bona, Mary Jo
Maini, Irma, 1958-
Notes: LCCN: 2005018999
ISBN: 0791467619 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0791467627 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 60839330
ISBN/ISSN: 0791467619