Asian-American Poets

Asian-American Poets

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Even though Asian American literature is enjoying an impressive critical popularity, its poetry has been a neglected area of study. This reference helps remedy that situation by providing extended entries on 48 American poets of Asian descent. The entries are arranged alphabetically and each is written by an authority in the field. Each includes a brief biography, a discussion of major works and themes, a review of the poet's critical reception, and a bibliography of primary and secondary works. The volume concludes with a selected, general bibliography. As an overview of Asian American poetry, this volume synthesizes current research and points to the urgent need for additional scholarship.Press in 1986, is divided into four sections of poems, grouped under the titles aquot; Song from Dark, aquot; aquot;When I Was Growing Up, aquot; aquot;Ita#39;s ... Steam Lady, aquot; is actually a very short story, one concerning an unspoken sense of community among Asian Americans. ... of the intersections and conflicts between a poeta#39;s actions as both a member of the working class and a social activist. ... the five-line aquot;A Secretarya#39;s Songaquot; or the more disturbing aquot;When You Think of a Spa, aquot; concerning a group of unseenanbsp;...

Title:Asian-American Poets
Author: Guiyou Huang, Emmanuel Sampath Nelson
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2002-01-01

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