Asian American Autobiographers

Asian American Autobiographers

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Asian Americans have made many significant contributions to industry, science, politics, and the arts. At the same time, they have made great sacrifices and endured enormous hardships. This reference examines autobiographies and memoirs written by Asian Americans in the 20th century. Included are alphabetically arranged entries on 60 major autobiographers of Asian descent. Each entry provides biographical information, a discussion of major autobiographical works and themes, a review of the writer's critical reception, and primary and secondary bibliographies. The volume begins with an introductory overview of Asian American autobiography and closes with a selected, general bibliography of critical studies.In 1993 appeared her first novel titled The Third Infinitive, which is essentially a fictionalized account of her own ... aquot;Puja for Papa, aquot; for example, reflects her deep love for her father, as she hears in a dream his voice assuring her that one day she will ... Mr. Biswas, aquot; the poet responds to V. S. Naipaula#39;s character who struggles his whole life to build his own home and ... The first poem describes the harsh reality faced by the narrator who must raise three children on the meager salary sheanbsp;...

Title:Asian American Autobiographers
Author:Guiyou Huang
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2001-01-01


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