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Asian American Literature and the Environment (Routledge by Lorna Fitzsimmons,Youngsuk Chae,Bella Adams

By Lorna Fitzsimmons,Youngsuk Chae,Bella Adams

This e-book is a ground-breaking transnational research of representations of our surroundings in Asian American literature. Extending and renewing Asian American reports and ecocriticism through drawing the 2 fields into deeper discussion, it brings Asian American writers to the guts of ecocritical reviews. This assortment demonstrates the uniqueness of Asian American writers’ positions on themes of significant crisis at the present time: environmental justice, identification and the land, warfare environments, intake, city environments, and the surroundings and creativity. Represented authors contain Amy Tan, Maxine Hong Kingston, Ruth Ozeki, Ha Jin, Fae Myenne Ng, Le Ly Hayslip, Lan Cao, Mitsuye Yamada, Lawson Fusao Inada, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Milton Murayama, Don Lee, and Hisaye Yamamoto. those writers offer a number of views at the ancient, social, mental, monetary, philosophical, and aesthetic responses of Asian americans to the surroundings conceived on the subject of exertions, racism, immigration, domesticity, international capitalism, relocation, toxins, violence, and faith. participants follow a variety of severe frameworks, together with severe radical race reviews, counter-memory reviews, ecofeminism, and geomantic feedback. The publication offers a compelling and well timed "green" point of view by which to appreciate key works of Asian American literature and leads the sector of ecocriticism into ignored terrain.

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