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By Lorna Fitzsimmons,Youngsuk Chae,Bella Adams

ISBN-10: 0415713234

ISBN-13: 9780415713238

ISBN-10: 1138547840

ISBN-13: 9781138547841

This publication is a ground-breaking transnational research of representations of our environment in Asian American literature. Extending and renewing Asian American reports and ecocriticism by way of drawing the 2 fields into deeper discussion, it brings Asian American writers to the guts of ecocritical reports. This assortment demonstrates the individuality of Asian American writers’ positions on subject matters of significant problem this present day: environmental justice, id and the land, struggle environments, intake, city environments, and the surroundings and creativity. Represented authors comprise Amy Tan, Maxine Hong Kingston, Ruth Ozeki, Ha Jin, Fae Myenne Ng, Le Ly Hayslip, Lan Cao, Mitsuye Yamada, Lawson Fusao Inada, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Milton Murayama, Don Lee, and Hisaye Yamamoto. those writers offer a variety of views at the ancient, social, mental, fiscal, philosophical, and aesthetic responses of Asian american citizens to the surroundings conceived relating to exertions, racism, immigration, domesticity, worldwide capitalism, relocation, toxins, violence, and faith. individuals follow a range of severe frameworks, together with severe radical race reviews, counter-memory reports, ecofeminism, and geomantic feedback. The publication provides a compelling and well timed "green" point of view wherein to appreciate key works of Asian American literature and leads the sphere of ecocriticism into missed terrain.

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