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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Drawing on critical frameworks, this study establishes the centrality of language, gender, and community in the quest for identity in contemporary American fiction. Close readings of novels by Alice Walker, Ernest Gaines, Ann Beattie, John Updike, Chang-rae Lee, and Rudolfo Anaya, among others, show how individuals find their American identities by... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 48.95
The Agent in the Margin: Nayantara Sahgal's Gandhian Fiction is a comprehensive study of the literary works of Nayantara Sahgal, daughter of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit-the first woman president of the United Nations General Assembly-and niece of Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first prime minister. Clara A.B. Joseph introduces Mahatma Gandhi's political and... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 42.95
Asian Canadian Writing Beyond Autoethnography explores some of the latest developments in the literary and cultural practices of Canadians of Asian heritage. While earlier work by ethnic, multicultural, or minority writers in Canada was often concerned with immigration, the moment of arrival, issues of assimilation, and conflicts between generations,... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 23.95
In the first book-length study of Vietnamese American literature, Isabelle Thuy Pelaud probes the complexities of Vietnamese American identity and politics. She provides an analytical introduction to the literature, showing how generational differences play out in genre and text. In addition, she asks, can the term Vietnamese American be disassociated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 133.00
Concurrent with increasing scholarly attention toward national children?s literatures, Contemporary English-language Indian Children?s Literature explores an emerging body of work that has thus far garnered little serious critical attention. Superle critically examines the ways Indian children?s writers have represented childhood in relation to... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 31.95
Guru English is a bold reconceptualization of the scope and meaning of cosmopolitanism, examining the language of South Asian religiosity as it has flourished both inside and outside of its original context for the past two hundred years. The book surveys a specific set of religious vocabularies from South Asia that, Aravamudan argues, launches... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 146.00
Chinese modernity discourses have been dominated by nationalism and revolutionary radicalism in much of the 20th century, but liberal cosmopolitanism has always been an important force in modern Chinese intellectuality, though a much neglected topic in modern Chinese studies. This book is a cross-cultural critique on the problem of the liberal cosmopolitan... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
This book is among the first in English to comparatively investigate different feminist scholars and academic feminism across the Taiwan Strait. Chen addresses sociocultural backgrounds of how Mainland Chinese, Taiwanese, and Hong Kong feminist scholars strategize their transfers, localization, and acculturation of Western feminist literary theories.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 36.00
Delving into three hundred years of Chinese literature, from the mid-sixteenth century to the mid-nineteenth, The Libertine’s Friend uncovers the complex and fascinating history of male homosexual and homosocial relations in the late imperial era. Drawing particularly on overlooked works of pornographic fiction, Giovanni Vitiello offers... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 29.00
Combining analysis with detailed accounts of authors' careers and the global trade in literature, this book assesses how postcolonial writers respond to their own reception and niche positioning, parading their exotic otherness to metropolitan audiences, within a global marketplace. more...