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Beginning Ethnic American Literatures

Helena Grice ... [et al.]
Format
Book
Published
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0719057639 (pbk.), 0719057620 (hbk.)
Summary
This text is designed to introduce students not only to ethnic American writers, but also to the cultural contexts and literary traditions in which their work is situated.
Contents
  • 2 Native American fiction / Martin Padget 10
  • Overview and antecedents: the evolution of Native American fiction 10
  • Native American fiction and recent literary theory 21
  • Case studies: three important works of Native American fiction 25
  • 3 African American fiction / Maria Lauret 64
  • Overview and antecedents: the evolution of African American fiction 64
  • African American fiction and recent literary theory 85
  • Case studies: three important works of African American fiction 99
  • 4 Asian American fiction / Helena Grice 133
  • Overview and antecedents: the evolution of Asian American fiction 133
  • Asian American fiction and recent literary theory 149
  • Case studies: three important works of Asian American fiction 157
  • 5 Chicano/a fiction / Candida Hepworth 189
  • Overview and antecedents: the evolution of Chicano/a fiction 189
  • Chicano/a literature and recent literary theory 203
  • Case studies: three important works of Chicano/a fiction 212.
Description
vi, 255 p. ; 20 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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