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Yao, Steven G., 1965-
Foreign accents : Chinese American verse from exclusion to postethnicity / Steven G. Yao
Alternate Title Chinese American verse from exclusion to postethnicity
New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PS153.C45 Y36 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American poetry -- Chinese American authors -- History and criticism
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Chinese Americans in literature
Physical Description ix, 326 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-317) and index
Contents To be (or not to be) the poet : the cultural politics of verse in Asian American literature -- Toward a prehistory of Asian American verse : Pound, Cathay, and the poetics of Chineseness -- Chinese/American verse in transnational perspective : racial protest and the poems of Angel Island -- From the language of race to the poetics of ethnicity : the rise of Asian American verse -- A voice from China : Ha Jin and the cultural politics of antisocialist realism -- The precision of persimmons : Li-Young Lee, ethnic identity and the limits of lyric testimony -- Are you hate speech or are you a lullaby? : Marilyn Chin and the politics of form in Chinese/American verse -- The owner of one pock-marked tongue : John Yau and the logic of ethnic abstraction -- Chinese/American verse in the age of postethnicity?
Series Global Asias

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