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Helena Grice

in Maxine Hong Kingston

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064029
eISBN:
9781781701003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064029.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter suggests that the debates over the veracity, or otherwise, of Maxine Hong Kingston's cultural sources, and the vast body of critical material on the feminism-mother/daughter nexus in The ... More


The Woman Warrior (1976)

Helena Grice

in Maxine Hong Kingston

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064029
eISBN:
9781781701003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064029.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Much of the critical debate surrounding The Woman Warrior has centred upon the book's troubling generic status. Ostensibly a memoir—the subtitle is ‘Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts’—the book won ... More


Maxine Hong Kingston

Helena Grice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064029
eISBN:
9781781701003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064029.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Since the publication of The Woman Warrior in 1976, Maxine Hong Kingston has gained a reputation as one of the most popular—and controversial—writers in the Asian American literary tradition. This ... More


Sound and the Subject in The Woman Warrior and Tripmaster Monkey

in The Semblance of Identity: Aesthetic Mediation in Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778701
eISBN:
9780804783705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778701.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In her 1976 book The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Childhood among Ghosts, Maxine Hong Kingston appears to assert the incoherence of Chinese American identity. Kingston occupies a place in the history ... More


Maxine Hong Kingston’s Transpacific Imagination: From the Talk Story of the “No-Name Woman” to the Book of Peace

Yuan Shu

in Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

In juxtaposing The Fifth Book of Peace with The Woman Warrior, this essay argues that Kingston has moved away from the narrative role as a native informant and presents a new multicultural United ... More


Critical overview

Helena Grice

in Maxine Hong Kingston

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064029
eISBN:
9781781701003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064029.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Asian American literature by women is increasingly attracting critical attention as an important sub genre of American literature. Current debates over the literary canon, the changing profile of ... More


Breaking Silence, Telling Tales: Writing Rape in Novels of the 1970s

Robin E. Field

in Writing the Survivor: The Rape Novel in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781942954835
eISBN:
9781800341838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954835.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The first rape novels, written in the 1970s, demand that rape be understood as violation. The traditional readerly reaction of voyeuristic pleasure to depictions of rape is replaced by feelings of ... More


Refractions of Harm: Maxine Hong Kingston

erin Khuê Ninh

in Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758441
eISBN:
9780814759196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758441.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter interprets Maxine Hong Kingston's narrative strategies in The Woman Warrior, in which the imaginary is inextricable or indistinguishable from the “real,” as an attempt to relate a ... More


Conclusion

Josephine Nock-Hee Park

in Cold War Friendships: Korea, Vietnam, and Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190257668
eISBN:
9780190257699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257668.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Conclusion returns to two canonical Asian American texts: Maxine Hong Kingston’s paired epics The Woman Warrior and China Men. The chapter rereads two key episodes in these works within Cold War ... More


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