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Schlund-Vials, Cathy J., 1974-
Modeling citizenship : Jewish and Asian American writing / Cathy J. Schlund-Vials
Alternate Title Jewish and Asian American writing
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS153.J4 S35 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism
American literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism
Judaism and literature -- United States
Asian Americans -- Intellectual life
Judaism in literature
Jews in literature
Asian Americans in literature
Physical Description xix, 224 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-214) and index
Contents Preface: Modeling citizenship and modeled selfhood -- Introduction: Perpetual foreigners and model minorities: naturalizing Jewish and Asian Americans -- "Who may be citizens of the United States": citizenship models in Edith Maude Eaton and Abraham Cahan -- Interrupted allegiances: indivisibility and transnational pledges -- Utopian and dystopian citizenships: visions and revisions of the "promised land" -- Reading and writing America: Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine and Eva Hoffman's Lost in translation -- Demarcating the nation: naturalizing Cold War legacies and war on terror policies -- Epilogue: "A sense of loss and anomie": model minorities and twenty-first-century citizenship

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