Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior

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  • Author : Sau-ling Cynthia Wong
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Pages : 193 pages
  • ISBN : 0195116542
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Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior

Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior
  • Author : Sau-ling Cynthia Wong
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release : 21 May 1999
GET THIS BOOK Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior

With the continued expansion of the literary canon, multicultural works of modern literary fiction and autobiography have assumed an increasing importance for students and scholars of American literature. This exciting new series assembles key documents and criticism concerning these works that have so recently become central components of the American literature curriculum. Each casebook will reprint documents relating to the work's historical context and reception, present the best in critical essays, and when possible, feature an interview of the author.

The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior
  • Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release : 15 December 2014
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With an introduction by Xiaolu Guo A classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight into the life of an immigrant in America. When we Chinese girls listened to the adults talking-story, we learned that we failed if we grew up to be but wives or slaves. We could be heroines, swordswomen. Throughout her childhood, Maxine Hong Kingston listened to her mother's mesmerizing tales of a China where girls are

The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior
  • Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 01 September 2010
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NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • With this book, the acclaimed author created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world and self, of hot rage and cool analysis. First published in 1976, it has become a classic in its innovative portrayal of multiple and intersecting identities—immigrant, female, Chinese, American. “A classic, for a reason” – Celeste Ng via Twitter As a girl, Kingston lives in two confounding worlds: the California to which her

Women as Sites of Culture

Women as Sites of Culture
  • Author : Susan Shifrin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 March 2017
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Exploring the ways in which women have formed and defined expressions of culture in a range of geographical, political, and historical settings, this collection of essays examines women's figurative and literal roles as "sites" of culture from the 16th century to the present day. The diversity of chronological, geographical and cultural subjects investigated by the contributors-from the 16th century to the 20th, from Renaissance Italy to Puritan Boston to the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth to post-war Japan, from parliamentary politics to the

Autobiographics

Autobiographics
  • Author : Leigh Gilmore
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release : 21 May 1994
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In the first comprehensive feminist critique of autobiography as a genre, Leigh Gilmore incorporates writings that have not up to now been considered part of the autobiographical tradition. Offering subtle and perceptive readings of a wide variety of texts-- from the confessions of medieval mystics to contemporary works by Chicana and lesbian writers-- she identifies an innovative practice of "autobiographics" which covers the entire spectrum of women's self-representation.

Warrior Woman

Warrior Woman
  • Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 21 December 2012
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Warrior Woman is Marion Zimmer Bradley's response to the Gor novels - where men were men and women were slaves. Yes, this book does start out with a heroine who has been captured and is being sold as a slave, who has amnesia and remembers nothing of her life before the trip across the desert with the slavers - and, due to a head injury, remembers mercifully little of that. But she does know that she would rather fight in

Other Sisterhoods

Other Sisterhoods
  • Author : Sandra Kumamoto Stanley
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release : 21 May 1998
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Where are the women writers of color? Where are their theoretical voices? The fifteen contributors to Other Sisterhoods examine how women writers of color have contributed to the discourse of literary and cultural theory. They focus on the impact of key issues, such as social construction and identity politics, on the works of women writers of color, as well as how these women deal with differences relating to gender, class, race/ethnicity, and sexuality. The book also explores the ways

Women Willing to Fight

Women Willing to Fight
  • Author : Silke Andris,Ursula K. Frederick
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release : 23 January 2009
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Women Willing to Fight is a collection of essays that explores the presence of the fighting woman in contemporary Hollywood cinema. Drawn from a variety of genres, the authors examine the changing role, image and position of this figure in film over recent decades. The increasing dominance of this character and her repositioning as a protagonist reinvigorates discussion concerning the dynamics of film narrative and spectacle. Each contribution takes as its focus a central character from the Hollywood blockbuster era,

Writing after War

Writing after War
  • Author : John Limon
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 07 July 1994
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In Writing After War, John Limon develops a theory of the relationship of war in general to literature in general, in order to make sense of American literary history in particular. Applying the work of war theorists Carl von Clausewitz and Elaine Scarry, John Limon argues that The Iliad inaugurates Western literature on the failure of war to be duel-like, to have a beautiful form. War's failure is literature's justification. American literary history is demarcated by wars, as if literary

Stories of Resilience in Childhood

Stories of Resilience in Childhood
  • Author : Daniel D. Challener
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 21 May 1997
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In order to study resilience in children, the author examines five autobiographical narratives which deal extensively with childhood difficulties: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, The Woman Warrior, Hunger of Memory, Brothers and Keepers, and This Boy's Life. In analyzing these stories, he draws on topics such as urban school reform, birth order, bilingual education, the importance of family and community, child development, gender stereotyping, and discrimination based on race, ethnicity, and sexual identity. Annotation copyrighted by Book News,

Ethnic Passages

Ethnic Passages
  • Author : Thomas J. Ferraro
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 15 April 1993
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Farraro (English, Duke U.) defends immigration narratives from their reputation of having stereotyped characters and plots. He argues that they are manifestations of a rebirth paradigm and draw on all the literary tools employed by other genres. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR