Asian-American writers / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
Edition: New ed.
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, c2009.
ISBN: 9781604134018 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
1604134011 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
Description: vii, 219 p. ; 25 cm.
Series: Bloom's modern critical views
Subject: American literature Asian American authors History and criticism.
Asian Americans Intellectual life.
Asian Americans in literature.
Contents: Introduction / Harold Bloom -- South Asian American literature / Ketu H. Katrak -- Postcolonialism, nationalism, and the emergence of Asian/Pacific American literatures / Stephen H. Sumida -- Amy Tan and Asian American literature / E.D. Huntley -- Chinese American women writers : the tradition behind Maxine Hong Kingston / Amy Ling -- Interpreter of maladies by jhumpa Lahiri / Purvi Shah -- Queer bodies and subaltern spectators : guerilla theatre, Hollywood melodrama and the Filipino (American) novel / Viet Thanh Nguyen -- Vietnamese American literature in English, 1963-1994 / Michele Janette -- Introduction to Asian North American identities beyond the hyphen / Eleanor Ty and Donald C. Goellnicht -- Asian Americans imagining Burma : Chang-Rae Lee's A gesture life and Wendy Law-Yone's Irrawaddy tango / Cheng Lok Chua -- Long a mystery and forever a memory : god vs. goddess in the ethnic novel / Guiyou Huang -- Beyond multicultural : cultural hybridity in the novels of Gish Jen / Jeffrey F.L Partridge.