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Canto 1

Catherine Paul

in Readings in the Cantos: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781942954408
eISBN:
9781786944337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954408.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Catherine E. Paul’s reading of Canto 1 focuses on the poem as a frame for the entire Cantos project, showing how the poem establishes writing and a negotiation of a textual past as epic acts. This ... More


‘Cheap, On Sale, American Dream’: Contemporary Asian American Women Writers' Responses to American Success Mythologies

Phillipa Kafka

in American Mythologies: Essays on Contemporary Literature

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237365
eISBN:
9781846312540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237365.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter draws upon Asian American fiction to explore the concept of syncresis. It discusses authors such as M. Evelina Galang (Her Wild American Self), R. A. Sasaki (The Loom and Other Stories), ... More


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