Narratives of Diaspora

Representations of Asia in Chinese American Literature

  • Authors
  • Walter S. H. Lim

About this book

Introduction

Chinese American authors often find it necessary to represent Asian history in their literary works. Tracing the development of the literary production of Maxine Hong Kingston, Amy Tan, Lisa See, and Russell Leong, among others, this book captures the effects of international politics and globalization on Chinese American diasporic consciousness.

Keywords

America Amerikanische Literatur globalization history novel

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137055545
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34264-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-05554-5
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