Foreign Accents: Chinese American Verse from Exclusion to Postethnicity

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Foreign Accents examines the various transpacific signifying strategies by which poets of Chinese descent in the U.S. have sought to represent cultural tradition in their articulations of an ethnic subjectivity, in Chinese as well as in English. In assessing both the dynamics and the politics of poetic expression by writers engaging with a specific cultural heritage, the study develops a general theory of ethnic literary production that clarifies the significance of "Asian American" literature in relation to both other ...

Foreign Accents: Chinese American Verse from Exclusion to Postethnicity 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199730339

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