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Ethnicity and the American short story / edited by Julie Brown.

Publication:
New York : Garland Pub., 1997.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (272 p.)
Series:
Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 1940.
Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 1940.
Garland reference library of the humanities. Wellesley studies in critical theory, literary history, and culture ; v. 16.
Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 1940
Wellesley studies in critical theory, literary history, and culture ; v. 16
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Subjects:
American fiction -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
Minorities -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Short stories, American -- History and criticism.
Ethnic groups in literature.
Minorities in literature.
Ethnicity in literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
How do different ethnic groups approach the short story form? Do different groups develop culture-related themes? Do oral traditions within a particular culture shape the way in which written stories are told? Why does ""the community"" loom so large in ethnic stories? How do such traditional forms as African American slave narratives or the Chinese talk-story shape the modern short story? Which writers of color should be added to the canon? Why have some minority writers been ignored for such a long time? How does a person of color write for white publishers, editors, and readers?Each
Contents:
1. Identity in community in ethnic short story cycles : Amy Tan's The joy luck club, Louise Erdrich's Love medicine, Gloria Naylor's The women of brewster place / Rocio G. Davis
2. Making race/marketing race : African American short fiction and the politics of genre, 1933-1946 / Bill Mullen
3. Womanist storytelling : the voice of the vernacular / Madelyn Jablon
4. A minor revolution : chicano/a composite novels and the limits of genre / Margot Kelley
5. Resistance and reinvention in Sandra Cisneros' Woman hollering creek / Susan E. Griffin
6. Healing ceremonies : Native American stories of cultural survival / Linda Palmer
7. Asian American short stories : dialogizing the Asian American experience / Qun Wang
8. The invention of normality in Japanese American internment narratives / John Streamas
9. No types of ambiguity : teaching Chinese American texts in Hong Kong / Hardy C. Wilcoxon
10. "Wavering" images : mixed-race identity in the stories of Edith Eaton/Sui Sin Far / Carol Roh-Spaulding
11. Resistance and reclamation : Hawaii "Pidgin English" and autoethnography in the short stories of Darrell H.Y. Lum / Gail Y. Okawa
12. Conflict over privacy in Indo-American short fiction / Laurie Leach
13. Re-orienting the subject : Arab American ethnicity in Ramzi M. Salti's The Native informant: six tales of defiance from the Arab world / Chris Wise
14. The naming of Katz : who am I? who am I supposed to be? Who can I be? Passing, assimilation, and embodiment in short fiction by Fannie Hurst and Thyra Samter Winslow with a few jokes thrown in and various references to other others / Susan Koppelman.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Brown, Julie, 1961-
ISBN:
0-203-77519-8
1-134-82222-7
OCLC:
846494715
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203775196 doi