Across Meridians History and Figuration in Karen Tei Yamashita's Transnational Novels
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Publisher: Stanford University Press
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Over the course of the last two decades, novelist Karen Tei Yamashita has reshaped the Asian American literary imagination in profound ways. InAcross Meridians, Jinqi Ling offers readers the most critically engaged examination to date of Yamashita's literary corpus. Crafted at the intersection of intellectual history, ethnic studies, literary analysis, and critical theory, Ling's study goes beyond textual investigation to intervene in larger debates over postmodern representation, spatial materialism, historical form, and social and academic activism.Arguing that Yamashita's most important contribution is her incorporation of a North-South vector into the East-West conceptual paradigm, Ling More...
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