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Hiroshima/Vietnam/Tule Lake: Asian America and the Third World in the 1970s

Timothy Yu

in Diasporic Poetics: Asian Writing in the United States, Canada, and Australia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198867654
eISBN:
9780191904424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867654.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The origin of Asian American political identity was not in cultural nationalism but in diasporic consciousness, most notably in the concept of solidarity with Third World peoples struggling against ... More


Residues of Rightlessness: Ghosts and the Afterlife of Internment

A. Naomi Paik

in Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the lasting reverberations of internment that persist even after the camps have closed, rights are restored, and the suffering of victims is acknowledged through official ... More


On Race and Literature

Kenneth Warren

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents the author's account of a key moment teaching a poem and how it opens onto histories of immigration and racism. The poem—Janice Mirikitani's “Why Is Preparing Fish a Political ... More


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