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Lee, Julia H
Interracial encounters : reciprocal representations in African American and Asian American literatures, 1896-1937 / Julia H. Lee
Alternate Title Reciprocal representations in African American and Asian American literatures, 1896-1937
New York : New York University Press, c2011
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 4th Floor  PS153.N5 L39 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism
American literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism
Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature
African Americans in literature
Asian Americans in literature
Physical Description ix, 219 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-207) and index
Contents The 'negro problem' and the 'yellow peril': early twentieth-century America's views on Blacks and Asians -- Estrangement on a train: race and narratives of American identity in the marrow of tradition and America through the spectacles of an oriental diplomat -- The Eaton sisters go to Jamaica -- Quicksand and the racial aesthetics of chinoiserie -- Nation, narration, and the Afro-Asian encounter in W. E. B. Du Bois' Dark princess -- And Younghill Kang's East goes west

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