Unfastened : globality and Asian North American narratives / Eleanor Ty.
Author: Ty, Eleanor Rose, 1958-
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2010.
ISBN: 9780816665075 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816665082 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0816665079 (hc : alk. paper)
0816665087 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Description: xxxvii, 175 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject: American literature Asian American authors History and criticism.
Canadian literature Asian authors History and criticism.
Asian Americans Intellectual life.
Asians Canada Intellectual life.
Asian Americans in the motion picture industry.
Contents: The 1.5 generation : Filipino youth, transmigrancy, and masculinity -- Recuperating wretched lives : Asian sex workers and the underside of nation building -- "All of us are the same" : negotiating loss, witnessing disability -- Feminist subversions : comedy and the carnivalesque -- Shape-shifters and disciplined bodies : feminist tactics, science fiction, and fantasy -- Scripting fertility ; desire and regeneration in Japanese North American literature.