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Eating identities [electronic resource] : reading food in Asian American literature / Wenying Xu.

Author/Creator:
Xu, Wenying, author.
Publication:
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (ix, 195 pages)
Subjects:
American literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism.
Gastronomy in literature.
Food habits in literature.
Dinners and dining in literature.
Cooking in literature.
Asian Americans -- Intellectual life.
Asian Americans in literature.
Food habits -- Social aspects.
Contents:
Enjoyment and ethnic identity in No-no boy and Obasan
Masculinity, food, and appetite in Frank Chin's Donald Duk and "The eat and run midnight people"
Class and cuisine: David Wong Louie's The barbarians are coming
Diaspora, transcendentalism, and ethnic gastronomy in the works of Li-Young Lee
Sexuality, colonialism, and ethnicity in Monique Truong's The book of salt and Mei Ng's Eating Chinese food naked
Epilogue: eating identities.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-189) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Baltimore, MD Available via World Wide Web.
Print version record.
Contributor:
Project Muse.
Other format:
Print version: Xu, Wenying. Eating identities.
ISBN:
9781435666771
1435666771
9780824862282
0824862287
9780824831950
0824831950
Publisher Number:
99976896763
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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