The semblance of identity : aesthetic mediation in Asian American literature / Christopher Lee

Author(s): Lee, Christopher (Christopher Ming), 1978- author
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Subjects: American literature--Asian American authors--History and criticism
American literature--20th century--History and criticism
Asian Americans in literature
Ethnicity in literature
Literature--Aesthetics
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012]
Series: Asian America
Asian America
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xiii, 191 pages ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2011036782
ISBN: 9780804778701 (cloth)
ISBN: 0804778701 (cloth)
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-186) and index
Contents: The strange smell of truth : ethnicity, translation, and realism in the Cold War writings of Eileen Chang -- The ironic temporalities of cultural nationalism -- Sound and the subject in The woman warrior and Tripmaster monkey -- Form giving and the remains of identity in A gesture life -- Semblance, shame, and the work of comparison -- Conclusion : the difference Asian America makes
OCLC Number: 750401506
ISBN/ISSN: 9780804778701
0804778701