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Racial Asymmetries: Asian American Fictional Worlds

Stephen Hong Sohn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800070
eISBN:
9781479800551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800070.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Challenging the tidy links among authorial position, narrative perspective, and fictional content, this book argues that Asian American authors have never been limited to writing about Asian American ... More


Shadowing the White Man's Burden: U.S. Imperialism and the Problem of the Color Line

Gretchen Murphy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795989
eISBN:
9780814759592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795989.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

During the height of 19th-century imperialism, Rudyard Kipling published his famous poem “The White Man's Burden.” While some of his American readers argued that the poem served as justification for ... More


Scripting Fertility: Desire and Regeneration in Japanese North American Literature

Eleanor Ty

in Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665075
eISBN:
9781452946368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665075.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents a reading of Hiromo Goto’s The Kappa Child (2001) and Ruth Ozeki’s All Over Creation (2003), which share similar concerns and are noteworthy examples of a shift in tendency in ... More


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