Positioning the New

Positioning the New

Chinese American Literature and the Changing Image of the American Literary Canon

eBook - 2010
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This ground-breaking edited volume includes chapters which explore the past, present and future position of Chinese American authors within the framework of what Bloom identifies as the "Western literary canon." These selections, which simultaneously represent the exciting "transnational turn" in American literary studies, not only examine whether or not Chinese American literature is inside or outside the canon, but also question if there is, or should be, a literary canon at all. Moreover ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2010
ISBN: 9781443825474
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 241 pages)
Additional Contributors: Emin-Tunc, Tanfer
Marino, Elisabetta


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