Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature, 1st Edition

  • Seiwoong Oh
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  • ISBN-10: 1438120885
  • ISBN-13: 9781438120881
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released May 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

Asian Americans have been writing and publishing since the 19th century, but today the popularity and importance of Asian-American literature is greater than ever. Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature traces American writers whose roots are in all parts of Asia, including China, Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, the Philippines, the Indian subcontinent, and the Middle East. Emphasis is on works that are important in the high school and college literary canon, as well as the historically significant and the contemporary.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Introduction and Preface.
1: Abbasi, Talat.
2: Abdullah, Shaila (1971–).
3: Abu-Jaber, Diana (1959–).
4: Adachi, Jiro (?–).
5: Ai (1947–).
6: Alexander, Meena (1951–).
7: Ali, Agha Shahid (1949–2001).
8: Ali, Samina (1969–).
9: All about H. Hatterr G. V. Desani (1948).
10: All I Asking for Is My Body Milton A. Murayama (1975).
11: All over Creation Ruth Ozeki (2003).
12: Aloft Chang-rae Lee (2004).
13: America Is in the Heart Carlos Bulosan (1946).
14: American Knees Shawn Wong (1995).
15: Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands Shirley Geok- lin Lim (1996).
16: And the Soul Shall Dance Wakako Yamauchi (1974).
17: Anil's Ghost Michael Ondaatje (2000).
18: Aoki, Brenda Wong (1953–).
19: Arabian Jazz: A Novel Diana Abu-Jaber (1993).
20: Arranged Marriages Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (1995).
21: Bacho, Peter (1950–).
22: Barbarians Are Coming, The David Wong Louie (2000).
23: Barroga, Jeannie (1949–).
24: Blu's Hanging Lois-Ann Yamanaka (1997).
25: Bonesetter's Daughter, The Amy Tan (2001).
26: Brainard, Cecilia Manguerra (1947–).
27: Brazil-Maru Karen Tei Yamashita (1992).
28: Bridegroom, The Ha Jin (2000).
29: Bulosan, Carlos (1911–1956).
30: Cao, Lan (1961–).
31: Carbò, Nick (1964–).
32: Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung (1951–1982).
33: Chai, May-lee (1967–).
34: Chan, Jeffery Paul (1942–).
35: Chang, Diana (1934–).
36: Chang, Lan Samantha (1965–).
37: Chang, Leonard (1968–).
38: Chao, Patricia (1955–).
39: Cheng, Terrence (1972–).
40: Chickencoop Chinaman, The Frank Chin (1981).
41: Child of the Owl Laurence Michael Yep (1977).
42: Chin, Frank (1940–).
43: Chin, Marilyn Mei Ling (1955–).
44: China Boy Gus Lee (1991).
45: China Men Maxine Hong Kingston (1980).
46: Chiu, Christina (?–).
47: Choi, Sook Nyul (1937–).
48: Choi, Susan (1969–).
49: Chong, Denise (1952–).
50: Chong, Ping (1946–).
51: Chu, Louis Hing (1915–1970).
52: City in Which I Love You, The Li-Young Lee (1990).
53: Comfort Woman Nora Okja Keller (1997).
54: Concubine's Children, The Denise Chong (1994).
55: Crazed, The Ha Jin (2002).
56: Darjeeling Bharti Kirchner (2002).
57: Dark Blue Suit and Other Stories Peter Bacho (1997).
58: Daswani, Kavita (1964–).
59: Daughter of the Samurai, A Etsu (Etsuko) I. Sugimoto (1925).
60: Dawesar, Abha (1974–).
61: Death of a Red Heroine Xiaolong Qiu (2000).
62: Depth Takes a Holiday: Essays from Lesser Los Angeles Sandra Tsing Loh (1996).
63: Desani, G. V. (Govindas Vishnudas) (1909–2000).
64: Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee (1956–).
65: Dogeaters Jessica Hagedorn (1990).
66: Donald Duk Frank Chin (1991).
67: East Goes West: The Making of an Oriental Yankee Younghill Kang (1937).
68: Eaton, Winnifred (1875–1954).
69: Echoes of the White Giraffe Sook Nyul Choi (1993).
70: English Patient, The Michael Ondaatje (1992).
71: Family Devotions David Henry Hwang (1981).
72: Far, Sui Sin (Edith Maude Eaton) (1865–1914).
73: Farewell to Manzanar Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston (1973).
74: Fault Lines Meena Alexander (1993).
75: Fenkl, Heinz Insu (1960–).
76: Fifth Book of Peace, The Maxine Hong Kingston (2003).
77: Finding My Voice Marie G. Lee (1992).
78: FOB David Henry Hwang (1979).
79: Fong-Torres, Ben (1945–).
80: Foreigner Nahid Rachlin (1978).
81: For Matrimonial Purposes Kavita Daswani (2003).
82: Fox Girl Nora Okja Keller (2002).
83: Frontiers of Love, The Diana Chang (1956).
84: Fulbeck, Kip (1965–).
85: Furutani, Dale (1946–).
86: Ganesan, Indira (1960–).
87: Gangster of Love, The Jessica Hagedorn (1996).
88: Gangster We Are All Looking For, The lê thi diem thúy (2003).
89: Gathering of Pearls Sook Nyul Choi (1994).
90: Gesture Life, A Chang-rae Lee (1999).
91: Ghose, Zulfikar (1935–).
92: Golden Child David Henry Hwang (1998).
93: Gotanda, Philip Kan (1951–).
94: Grass Roof, The Younghill Kang (1931).
95: Gunga Din Highway Frank Chin (1994).
96: Habibi Naomi Shihab Nye (1997).
97: Hagedorn, Jessica Tarahata (1949–).
98: Hahn, Kimiko (1955–).
99: Hammad, Suheir (1973–).
100: Han Suyin (1917–).
101: Hayslip, Phung Thi Le Ly (1949–).
102: Hazo, Samuel John (1928–).
103: Heart's Desire, The Nahid Rachlin (1995).
104: Him, Chanrithy (1965–).
105: Hirahara, Naomi (1962–).
106: Ho, Minfong (1951–).
107: Holthe, Tess Uriza (1966–).
108: Homebase Shawn Wong (1979).
109: Hongo, Garrett Kaoru (1951–).
110: Hosokawa, Kumpei William “Bill” (1915–).
111: Hosseini, Khaled (1965–).
112: Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki (Toyo) (1934–).
113: Houston, Velina Hasu (1957–).
114: Hundred Secret Senses, The Amy Tan (1995).
115: Hunger: A Novella and Short Stories Lan Samantha Chang (1998).
116: Huy'nh, Jade Ngo. c Quang (1957–).
117: Hwang, Caroline (?–).
118: Hwang, David Henry (1957–).
119: Hyun, Peter (Joon-Sup) (1906–1993).
120: Iizuka, Naomi (1965–).
121: Inada, Lawson Fusao (1938–).
122: Inheritance Indira Ganesan (1998).
123: Innocent, The Richard E. Kim (1968).
124: Interpreter of Maladies: Stories Jhumpa Lahiri (1999).
125: In the Pond Ha Jin (1998).
126: Ishigaki, Ayako Tanaka (Haru Matsui)(1903–1996).
127: Itsuka Joy Kogawa (1992).
128: Jaisohn, Philip (1864–1951).
129: Japanese Nightingale, A Winnifred Eaton (1901).
130: Jar of Dreams, A Yoshiko Uchida (1981).
131: Jasmine Bharati Mukherjee (1989).
132: Jen, Gish (1955–).
133: Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer (1927–).
134: Jin, Ha (1956–).
135: Joseph, Lawrence (1948–).
136: Journey, The Indira Ganesan (1990).
137: Joy Luck Club, The Amy Tan (1989).
138: Kadohata, Cynthia (1956–).
139: Kaneko, Lonny (1939–).
140: Kang, Younghill (1903–1972).
141: Keller, Nora Okja (1965–).
142: Keltner, Kim Wong (1969–).
143: Kim, Myung Mi (1957–).
144: Kim, Patti (1970–).
145: Kim, Richard E. (1932–).
146: Kim, Ronyoung (Gloria Hahn) (1926–1987).
147: Kim, Suki (1970–).
148: Kim, Yong Ik (1920–1995).
149: Kingston, Maxine Hong (Ting Ting) (1940–).
150: Kirchner, Bharti (1941?–).
151: Kitchen God's Wife, The Amy Tan (1991).
152: Kogawa, Joy (Nozomi) (1935–).
153: Kuo, Alex (1939–).
154: Lahiri, Jhumpa (1967–).
155: Lam, Andrew Quang (1963–).
156: Lau, Evelyn (1971–).
157: Lê Thi Diem Thúy (1972–).
158: Lee, Chang-Rae (1965–).
159: Lee, C. Y. (1917–).
160: Lee, Don (1959–).
161: Lee, Gus (Augustus Samuel Mein-Sun Lee) (1946–).
162: Lee, Helie (1964–).
163: Lee, Li-Young (1957–).
164: Lee, Marie G. (1965–).
165: Lee, Mary Paik (1900–1995).
166: Leong, Russell (1950–).
167: Li, Ling Ai (1908–?).
168: Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin (1944–).
169: Liu, Aimee E. (1953–).
170: Loh, Sandra Tsing (1962–).
171: Loh, Vyvyanne (?–).
172: Lord, Bette Bao (1938–).
173: Lost Names: Scenes from a Korean Boyhood Richard E. Kim (1970).
174: Louie, David Wong (1954–).
175: Love Wife, The Gish Jen (2004).
176: Lum, Darrell H. Y. (1950–).
177: Mah, Adeline Yen (1937–).
178: Maki, John McGilvrey (1909–2006).
179: Martyred, The Richard E. Kim (1964).
180: Massey, Sujata (1963–).
181: Matsueda, Pat (1952–).
182: Matsuoka, Takashi (1954–).
183: M. Butterfly David Henry Hwang (1988).
184: McCunn, Ruthanne Lum (1947–).
185: Meer, Ameena (1964–).
186: Mehta, Ved Parkash (1934–).
187: Middleman and Other Stories, The Bharati Mukherjee (1988).
188: Min, Anchee (1957–).
189: Mirikitani, Janice (1941–).
190: Miss Numé of Japan: A Japanese-American Romance Winnifred Eaton (1899).
191: Mistress of Spices, The Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (1997).
192: Mochizuki, Ken (1954–).
193: Mohanraj, Mary Anne (1971–).
194: Mona in the Promised Land Gish Jen (1996).