This collection examines transnational Asian American women characters in various fictional narratives. It analyzes how certain heroines who are culturally rooted in Asian regions have been transformed and re-imagined in America and have played significant roles in Asian American literary studies as well as community life. The interdisciplinary essays display refreshing perspectives in Asian American literary studies and transnational feminism from four continents.In her essay aImmigration and Diaspora, a Shirley Geok-lin Lim argues that the distinction between assimilationist ... as generally falling into two categories where one either emphasizes immigrant experience or erases historical memory, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Transnationalism and the Asian American Heroine|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2010-10-06|