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Asian American literary criticism

Monographs

Adams, Bella. Asian American Literature. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008.

Bascara, Victor. Model-Minority Imperialism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006.

Bow, Leslie. Betrayal and Other Acts of Subversion: Feminism, Sexual Politics, Asian American Women’s Literature. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001.

Bow, Leslie. Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South. New York: New York University Press, 2010.

Chae, Youngsuk. Politicizing Asian American Literature: Towards a Critical Multiculturalism. New York: Routledge, 2008.

Chen, Tina. Double Agency: Acts of Impersonation in Asian American Literature and Culture. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2005.

Cheng, Anne Anlin. The Melancholy of Race: Psychoanalysis, Assimilation, and Hidden Grief. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Cheung, King-Kok. Articulate Silences: Hisaye Yamamoto, Maxine Hong Kingston, Joy Kogawa. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1993.

Chiu, Monica. Filthy Fictions: Asian American Literature by Women. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 2004.

Chu, Patricia P. Assimilating Asians: Gendered Strategies of Authorship in Asian America. Durham: Duke University Press, 2000.

Chuh, Kandice. Imagine Otherwise: On Asian Americanist Critique. Durham: Duke University Press, 2003.

Davis, Rocío G. Transcultural Reinventions: Asian American and Asian Canadian Short-Story Cycles. Toronto: TSAR, 2001.

Davis, Rocío G. Begin Here: Reading Asian North American Autobiographies of Childhood. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2007.

Duncan, Patti. Tell this Silence: Asian American Women Writers and the Politics of Speech. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2004.

Eng, David L. Racial Castration: Managing Masculinity in Asian America. Durham: Duke University Press, 2001.

Espiritu, Augusto Fauni. Five Faces of Exile: The Nation and Filipino American Intellectuals.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2005.

Ghymn, Esther Mikyung. The Shapes and Styles of Asian American Prose Fiction. New York: Peter Lang, 1992.

Ghymn, Esther Mikyung. Images of Asian American Women by Asian American Women Writers. New York: Peter Lang, 1995.

Grice, Helena. Negotiating Identities: An Introduction to Asian American Women’s Writing. Manchester: Manchester University Press; New York: Palgrave, 2002.

Ho, Wendy. In Her Mother’s House: The Politics of Asian American Mother-Daughter Writing. Walnut Creek: AltaMira Press, 1999.

Huang, Betsy. Contesting Genres in Contemporary Asian American Fiction. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010.

Huang, Su-ching. Mobile Homes: Spatial and Cultural Negotiation in Asian American Literature. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Huang, Yunte. Transpacific Imaginations: History, Literature, Counterpoetics. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008.

Isaac, Allan Punzalan. American Tropics: Articulating Filipino America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006.

Jiang, Tsui-fen. The American Dream in African American, Asian American, and Hispanic American Drama: August Wilson, Frank Chin, and Luis Valdez. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2009.

Kafka, Phillipa. (Un)doing the Missionary Position: Gender Asymmetry in Contemporary Asian American Women’s Writing. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997.

Kang, Laura Hyun Yi. Compositional Subjects: Enfiguring Asian/American Women. Durham: Duke University Press, 2002.

Kim, Elaine H. Asian American Literature: An Introduction to the Writings and Their Social Context. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1982.

Koshy, Susan. Sexual Naturalization: Asian Americans and Miscegenation. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2005.

Lee, Josephine. Performing Asian America: Race and Ethnicity on the Contemporary Stage. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1997.

Lee, Rachel C. The Americas of Asian American Literature: Gendered Fictions of Nation and Transnation. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999.

Li, David Leiwei. Imagining the Nation: Asian American Literature and Cultural Consent. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998.

Ling, Jinqi. Narrating Nationalisms: Ideology and Form in Asian American Literature. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Lowe, Lisa. Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics. Durham: Duke University Press, 1996.

Lye, Colleen. America’s Asia: Racial Form and American Literature, 1893-1945. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005.

Ma, Sheng-Mei. Immigrant Subjectivities in Asian American and Asian Diasporic Literatures. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998.

Mannur, Anita. Culinary Fictions: Food in South Asian Diasporic Culture. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2010.

Ng, Andrew Hock-soon. Interrogating Interstices: Gothic Aesthetics in Postcolonial Asian and Asian American Literature. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2007.

Nguyen, Viet Thanh. Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Ninh, erin Khuê. Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature. New York: New York University Press, 2011.

Otano, Alicia. Speaking the Past: Child Perspective in the Asian American Bildungsroman. Münster: Lit Verlag, 2004.

Park, Josephine Nock-Hee. Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Poetics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Rody, Caroline. The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

San Juan, E., Jr. The Philippine Temptation: Dialectics of Philippines-U.S. Literary Relations. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1996.

Schlund-Vials, Cathy. Modeling Citizenship: Jewish and Asian American Writing. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2011.

Schueller, Malini Johar. Locating Race: Global Sites of Post-colonial Citizenship. Albany: SUNY Press, 2009.

Shimakawa, Karen. National Abjection: The Asian American Body Onstage. Durham: Duke University Press, 2002.

Srikanth, Rajini. The World Next Door: South Asian American Literature and the Idea of America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004.

Stone, Jin. Asian Masculinity, American Identity: Asian American Citizenship through Interracial Relations. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2008.

Sumida, Stephen H. And the View from the Shore: Literary Traditions of Hawai’i. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1991.

Szmanko, Klara. Invisiblity in African American and Asian American Literature: A Comparative Study. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Ty, Eleanor. The Politics of the Visible in Asian North American Narratives. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004.

Ty, Eleanor R. Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2010.

Wong, Sau-Ling Cynthia. Reading Asian American Literature: From Necessity to Extravagance. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993.

Xu, Wenying. Eating Identities: Reading Food in Asian American Literature. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2008.

Yamamoto, Traise. Masking Selves, Making Subjects: Japanese American Women, Identity, and the Body. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.

Young, Morris. Minor Re/visions: Asian American Literacy Narratives as a Rhetoric of Citizenship. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2004.

Yu, Timothy. Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry Since 1965. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009.

Zamora, Maria C. Nation, Race & History in Asian American Literature: Re-membering the Body. New York: Peter Lang, 2008.

Anthologies

Bloom, Harold, ed. Asian-American Writers. New York: Chelsea House, 2009.

Brada-Williams, Noelle and Karen Chow, eds. Crossing Oceans: Reconfiguring American Literary Studies in the Pacific Rim. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2004.

Cheung, King-Kok, ed. An Interethnic Companion to Asian American Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Cheung, King-Kok, ed. Words Matter: Conversations with Asian American Writers. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, with UCLA Asian American Studies Center, 2000.

Davis, Rocío G., and Sämi Ludwig, eds. Asian American Literature in the International Context: Readings on Fiction, Poetry and Performance. Münster: Lit Verlag, 2002.

Davis, Rocío G., and Sue-Im Lee, eds. Literary Gestures: The Aesthetic in Asian American Writing. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2006.

Hsu, Kai-yu, and Helen Palubinskas, eds. Asian-American Authors. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

Huang, Guiyou, ed. Asian American Literary Studies. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2005.

Kain, Geoffrey, ed. Ideas of Home: Literature of Asian Migration. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1997.

Khoo, Tseen, and Kam Louie, eds. Culture, Identity, Commodity: Diasporic Chinese Literatures in English. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005.

Lim, Shirley Geok-lin, John Blair Gamber, Stephen Hong Sohn, and Gina Valentino, eds. Transnational Asian American Literature: Sites and Transits. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2006.

Lim, Shirley Geok-lin, and Amy Ling, eds. Reading the Literatures of Asian America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992.

Ng, Andrew Hock-soon, ed. Asian Gothic: Essays on Literature, Film and Anime. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Simal González, Begoña, and Elisabetta Marino, eds. Transnational, National, and Personal Voices: New Perspectives on Asian American and Asian Diasporic Women Writers. Münster: Lit Verlag, 2004.

Sohn, Stephen Hong, Paul Lai, and Donald C. Goellnicht, eds. “Theorizing Asian American Fiction.” Special issue of MFS: Modern Fiction Studies 56.1 (2010).

Ty, Eleanor, and Christl Verduyn, eds. Asian Canadian Writing: Beyond Ethnography. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008.

Xiaojing, Zhou, and Amina Najmi, eds. Form and Transformation in Asian American Literature. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005.

Encyclopedias

Huang, Guiyou, ed. Asian American Autobiographers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2001.

Huang, Guiyou, ed. Asian American Short Story Writers: An A-to-Z Guide. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.

Huang, Guiyou, ed. The Columbia Guide to Asian American Literature Since 1945. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006.

Huang, Guiyou, ed. The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2009.

Huang, Guiyou, and Emmanuel S. Nelson, eds. Asian-American Poets: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2002.

Leonard, George, ed. The Asian Pacific American Heritage: A Companion to Literature and Arts. New York: Garland, 1999.

Nelson, Emmanuel S., ed. Asian American Novelists: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2000.

Trudeau, Lawrence J., ed. Asian American Literature: Reviews and Criticism of Works by American Writers of Asian Descent. Detroit: Gale Research, 1999.

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