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Published: 18 November 2010

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780199730339

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Chinese American Verse from Exclusion to Postethnicity

Steven Yao

Global Asias

  • Establishes a new methodology for Asian American literary studies by bringing an expressly comparativist approach to the examination of Chinese American poetry and its range of transpecific signifying gestures
  • Presents a new account of the importance of poetry within the larger development of Asian American literature more broadly
  • Discusses an eclectic range of poetry, including works by Ezra Pound, Li-young Lee, Marilyn Chin, Ha Jin, and John Yau

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