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Betrayal and Other Acts of Subversion: Feminism, Sexual Politics, Asian American Women's Literature

Leslie Bow
Format
Book
Published
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
069107092X (alk. paper), 0691070938 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1. Introduction: Theorizing Gendered Constructions of Ethnic and National Collectivity 3
  • 2. To Enjoy Being a Girl: Sexuality and Partial Citizenship 37
  • 3. Triumph of the Prefeminist Chinese Woman?: Incorporating Racial Difference Through Feminist Narrative 70
  • 4. Third World Testimony in the Era of Globalization: Le Ly Hayslip's Bad (Girl) Karma and the Art of Neutrality 115
  • 5. Gendered Subject of Human Rights: Domestic Infidelity in Irrawaddy Tango and The Scent of the Gods 137
  • Afterword: Multiplying Loyalties 168.
Description
x, 212 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-207) and index.
Technical Details
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