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By Lorna Fitzsimmons,Youngsuk Chae,Bella Adams

ISBN-10: 0415713234

ISBN-13: 9780415713238

ISBN-10: 1138547840

ISBN-13: 9781138547841

This booklet is a ground-breaking transnational research of representations of our surroundings in Asian American literature. Extending and renewing Asian American experiences and ecocriticism by way of drawing the 2 fields into deeper discussion, it brings Asian American writers to the guts of ecocritical reviews. This assortment demonstrates the individuality of Asian American writers’ positions on issues of significant difficulty this present day: environmental justice, id and the land, struggle environments, intake, city environments, and the surroundings and creativity. Represented authors comprise Amy Tan, Maxine Hong Kingston, Ruth Ozeki, Ha Jin, Fae Myenne Ng, Le Ly Hayslip, Lan Cao, Mitsuye Yamada, Lawson Fusao Inada, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Milton Murayama, Don Lee, and Hisaye Yamamoto. those writers offer a number of views at the historic, social, mental, monetary, philosophical, and aesthetic responses of Asian americans to the surroundings conceived in terms of hard work, racism, immigration, domesticity, worldwide capitalism, relocation, pollutants, violence, and faith. members observe a range of severe frameworks, together with severe radical race reviews, counter-memory experiences, ecofeminism, and geomantic feedback. The booklet provides a compelling and well timed "green" viewpoint during which to appreciate key works of Asian American literature and leads the sector of ecocriticism into missed terrain.

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