Culture, Identity, Commodity

Culture, Identity, Commodity

Diasporic Chinese Literatures in English

eBook - 2005
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McGill Queens Univ Pr
Established and emerging scholars offer timely discussions of "diasporic Chinese studies," drawing on transnational, postcolonial, globalisation, and racialisation theories. The collection examines what is at stake in the consideration of diasporic literatures and the connections and fissures emerging in these new critical terrains.
From David Henry Hwang's M. Butterfly to Evelyn Lau's Diary of a Runaway to Fred Wah's poetry, diasporic Chinese literature in English is reaching wider audiences. The interdisciplinary essays in Culture, Identity, Commodity provide close textual readings and general theoretical frameworks for a range of textual productions - novels, autobiographies, plays, and Chinese cooking shows - that address this dynamic field.

Publisher: Montrâeal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, Ă2005
ISBN: 9780773573277
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 313 pages)
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