California State University, Northridge WordmarkOviatt Library WordmarkOviatt Library Catalog Wordmark
Author Yao, Steven G., 1965-
Title Foreign accents : Chinese American verse from exclusion to postethnicity / Steven G. Yao.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Book Cover

 Floor4  PS153.C45 Y36 2010    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Global Asias
Global Asias.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-317).
Contents To be (or not to be) the poet : the cultural politics of verse in Asian American literature -- Toward a prehistory of Asian American verse : Pound, Cathay, and the poetics of Chineseness -- Chinese/American verse in transnational perspective : racial protest and the poems of Angel Island -- From the language of race to the poetics of ethnicity : the rise of Asian American verse -- A voice from China : Ha Jin and the cultural politics of antisocialist realism -- The precision of persimmons : Li-Young Lee, ethnic identity and the limits of lyric testimony -- Are you hate speech or are you a lullaby? : Marilyn Chin and the politics of form in Chinese/American verse -- The owner of one pock-marked tongue : John Yau and the logic of ethnic abstraction -- Chinese/American verse in the age of postethnicity?
Subject American poetry -- Chinese American authors -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Chinese Americans in literature.
ISBN 0199730334 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780199730339 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 495616847