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The Asian American Writing Movement and Blackness: Race and Gender Politics in Asian American Anthologies

Chong Chon-Smith

in East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores Aiiieeeee! An Anthology of Asian-American Writers and Yardbird Reader 3 and shows how the editors utilize the rhetoric of Black radicalism as a means to conceptualize the racial ... More


Anti Anti-Asianism and the Politics of Dissent: M. G. Vassanji’s The Gunny Sack

Gaurav Desai

in Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164542
eISBN:
9780231535595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164542.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a reading of M. G. Vassanji's The Gunny Sack. It explores the ways in which the novel creates a genealogy of Asian presence in East Africa while providing historical density to ... More


Filipino diasporic literature

Alfred A. Yuson

in Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099470
eISBN:
9789882207264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099470.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses two distinct features of Filipino diasporic literature. One, it is written in a second language, English, with which Filipinos have been more than familiar for over a century. ... More


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