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Asian response to American literature.

Asian response to American literature.

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Papers presented at an Asian seminar on American literature, held in Srinagar, 1970, under the sponsorship of the United States Educational Foundation in India.

    StatementEdited by C. D. Narasimhaiah.
    ContributionsNarasimhaiah, C. D., United States Educational Foundation in India., Asian Seminar on American Literature (1970 : Srinagar)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 463 p.
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23337560M

    "The Americas of Asian American Literature is a critique of ideology and an interrogation of political power arrangements as they shift in different historical contexts. Rachel Lee looks at the ideological implications of various ways of reading literature that foreground some issues and suppress others. Literature has existed in the Americas for as long as the people who lived there have been telling stories. Native American cultures have a rich history of oral literature. Mayan books from as far back as the 5th century are known, and it is believed that the Maya started writing things down centuries before that. As a specific discipline viewed through the lens of European literature.

      The editors of “Aiiieeeee!,” one of the first anthologies of Asian-American literature—it was published in —argued that “euphemized white racist love” had combined with legislative. an American Radical Democrat of African Descent.” Course Description and Objectives This course is an advance study of key texts in Asian American literature and theory. We will underscore the historical contexts from which Asian American novels have been produced, and the theoretical conversations that have commented on their significance.

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