By King-Kok Cheung
This publication bridges comparative literature and American experiences through the use of an intercultural and bilingual method of chinese language American literature. King-Kok Cheung launches a brand new transnational alternate via analyzing either chinese language and chinese language American writers. half 1 provides substitute sorts of masculinity that go beyond traditional institutions of valor with aggression. It examines gender refashioning in gentle of the chinese language dyadic excellent of wen-wu (verbal arts and martial arts), whereas redefining either within the technique. half 2 highlights the writers’ formal recommendations by way of providing replacement autobiography, concept, metafiction, and translation. In doing so, Cheung places in reduction the literary experiments of the writers, who interweave hybrid poetics with two-pronged geopolitical evaluations. The writers tested supply a reflexive lens in which transpacific audiences are beckoned to view the “other” kingdom and to seem homeward with no blinders.
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