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Historical dictionary of Asian American literature and theater

Wenying Xu

Historical dictionary of Asian American literature and theater

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Published by Scarecrow Press, Inc. in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian American authors,
  • American literature,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Biography,
  • Bio-bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementWenying Xu
    SeriesHistorical dictionaries of literature and the arts
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.A84 X83 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25139877M
    ISBN 109780810855779, 9780810873940
    LC Control Number2011049876


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The work includes more than entries, covering authors, theater groups, genres, major works, terms, subgroups, and historical events. The volume’s impressive coverage of Asian American theater groups and emerging authors of Afghan, Cambodian, Hmong, and Author: Wenying Xu. : Historical Dictionary of Asian American Literature and Theater (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts) eBook: Wenying Xu: Kindle StoreAuthor: Wenying Xu.

In addition to numerous peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and fiction, she is the author of three books: Historical Dictionary of Asian American Literature and Theater (Rowman & Littlefield, ), Eating Identities: Reading Food in Asian American Literature (University of Hawaii Press, ), and Ethics and Aesthetics of Freedom.

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