Masking Selves, Making Subjects: Japanese American Women

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This sophisticated and comprehensive study is the first to situate Japanese American women's writing within theoretical contexts that provide a means of articulating the complex relationships between language and the body, gender and agency, nationalism and identity. Through an examination of post-World War II autobiographical writings, fiction, and poetry, Traise Yamamoto argues that these writers have employed the trope of masking-textually and psychologically-as a strategy to create an alternative discursive practice and ...

Masking Selves, Making Subjects: Japanese American Women 1999, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520210349

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