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Asian American Short Story Writers: An A-to-Z Guide

Asian American Short Story Writers: An A-to-Z Guide (Hardback)

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Asian America has produced numerous short-story writers in the 20th century. Some emerged after World War II, yet most of these writers have flourished since 1980. The first reference of its kind, this volume includes alphabetically arranged entries for 49 nationally and internationally acclaimed Asian American writers of short fiction. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and includes a biography, a discussion of major works and themes, a survey of the writer's critical reception, and primary and secondary bibliographies. Writers include Frank Chin, Sui Sin Far, Shirely Geok-lin Lim, Toshio Mori, and Bharati Mukherjee. An introductory essay provides a close examination of the Asian American short story, and the volume closes with a list of works for further reading.

BiographyBiography: generalEssays & WritingLiterary Criticism Publisher: ABC-CLIO Publication Date: 30/06/2003 ISBN-13: 9780313322297  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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GUIYOU HUANG is Chair of the Department of English, and Director of the University Honors Program at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania. His previous books include Whitmanism, Imagism, and Modernism in China and America (1997), Asian American Autobiographers (Greenwood, 2001), and Asian American Poets (Greenwood, 2002). He is also Editor of the forthcoming Columbia Guide to Asian American Literature.

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