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Jain, Anupama, 1972-
How to be South Asian in America : narratives of ambivalence and belonging / Anupama Jain
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E184.S69 J35 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) South Asian Americans -- Cultural assimilation
South Asian Americans -- Ethnic identity
Americanization
Physical Description x, 279 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-269) and index
Contents Reading assimilation and the American dream as transnational narratives -- They came on buses: "Guyanese Opportunities" as a contemporary Americanization program -- "Stretched over dark femaleness": three South Asian novels of Americanization -- "How to be Indian": independent films about second-generation South Asian Americans -- Ambivalent Americanization and South Asian narratives of belonging in diaspora

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