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Cold War Friendships: Korea, Vietnam, and Asian American Literature

Josphine Nock-Hee Park
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9780190257668, 0190257660, 9780190257675, 0190257679
Summary
"Drawing on epochal films such as The Manchurian Candidate and Samuel Fuller's Steel Helmet, in addition to landmark literature by the likes of Richard Kim, Chang-rae Lee, Susan Choi, Le Ly Hayslip, and Maxine Hong Kingston, Cold War Friendships explores the plight of the Asian ally of the American wars in Korea and Vietnam"--
Contents
  • Introduction: Making Friendlies
  • Part I: Securing the Korean War
  • 1. Lesser Friends
  • 2. Faithless Warrior: Richard E. Kim's The Martyred
  • 3. Loving Freedom in Susan Choi's The Foreign Student
  • 4. Inhuman Alliances: Chang-rae Lee's The Surrendered
  • Part II: Reviving the War in Vietnam
  • 5. Losing Friends
  • 6. Goddess of Reconciliation: Le Ly Hayslip's Memoirs
  • 7. Fabricating Friends in Lan Cao's Monkey Bridge
  • 8. Shame and Love: Andrew X. Pham's Catfish and Mandala.
Description
viii, 310 pages ; 21 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-306) and index.
Technical Details
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