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Contents Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: Reading Horizons Part I. Literary Chinatown and the Reader's Horizon 1. Literary Chinatown: Dynamics of Race and Reading 2. What Is an Ethnic Author? Part II. Exceeding the Margins 3. The Politics of Ethnic Authorship: Li-Young Lee, Emerson, and Whitman at the Banquet Table 4. Claiming Diaspora in Shirley Geok-lin Lim's Joss and Gold Part III. Change and the Phenomenology of Reading 5. Changing Signifiers and Changing Horizons: Baseball in Three Stories by David Wong Louie 6. Change and the Playful Reader: Reading Shawn Wong's American Knees Part IV. Reading New Horizons 7. Beyond Multicultural: Cultural Hybridity in the Novels of Gish Jen Conclusion: The Emergence of the Polycultural Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
American literature -- Chinese American authors -- History and criticism.
Chinese Americans in literature.
Ethnicity in literature.
Multiculturalism in literature.