Table of contents for Trailing clouds : immigrant fiction in contemporary America / David Cowart.

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Contents
Acknowledgments	
Introduction: The New Immigrant Writing	
1	Slavs of New York: Being There, Mr. Sammler's Planet	
2	Immigration and Primal Scene: Alvarez's How the García Girls Lost Their Accents	
3	Survival on the Tangled Bank: Hegi's The Vision of Emma Blau and Mukherjee's 
Jasmine	
4	Language, Dreams, and Art in Cristina Garcia's Dreaming in Cuban	
5	Korean Connection: Chang-rae Lee and Company	
6	Haitian Persephone: Danticat's Breath, Eyes, Memory	
7	Assimilation and Adolescence: Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy and Lan Cao's Monkey Bridge	
8	Ethnicity as Pentimento: Mylène Dressler's The Deadwood Beetle	
9	Immigration as Bardo: Wendy Law-Yone's The Coffin Tree	
10	Closet and Mask: Junot Díaz's Drown	
Conclusion: We, Them, Us	
Notes	
Works Cited	
Index	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

American fiction -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Immigrants in literature.
Emigration and immigration in literature.