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Tomboys
 
Tomboys
A Literary and Cultural History

Abate, Michelle Ann

338 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-723-7
EAN 978-1-59213-723-7
cloth 1-59213-722-9
EAN 978-1-59213-722-0
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Joseph L. Baird, Deborah S. Workman: Toward Solomon's Mountain
 
Toward Solomon's Mountain
The Experience of Disability in Poetry

edited by Baird, Joseph L. and Deborah S. Workman

160 pp • Spring 1986
cloth 0-87722-416-1
EAN 978-0-87722-416-7

Hans Bergmann: God in the Street
 
God in the Street
New York Writing from The Penny Press to Melville

Bergmann, Hans

272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-358-2
EAN 978-1-56639-358-4
cloth 1-56639-357-4
EAN 978-1-56639-357-7
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Reading Up

Reading Up
Middle-Class Readers and the Culture of Success in the Early Twentieth-Century United States

Blair, Amy L.

264 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 1-4399-0668-8
EAN 978-1-4399-0668-2
cloth 1-4399-0667-X
EAN 978-1-4399-0667-5
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Joanne M. Braxton: Black Women Writing Autobiography
 
Black Women Writing Autobiography
A Tradition Within a Tradition

Braxton, Joanne M.

240 pp • Fall 1989
paper 0-87722-803-5
EAN 978-0-87722-803-5
cloth 0-87722-639-3
EAN 978-0-87722-639-0

Carlos Bulosan, E. San Juan, Jr.: The Cry and the Dedication
 
The Cry and the Dedication
Bulosan, Carlos, edited by E. San Juan, Jr.

344 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1995
paper 1-56639-296-9
EAN 978-1-56639-296-9
cloth 1-56639-295-0
EAN 978-1-56639-295-2
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Carlos Bulosan, E. San Juan, Jr.: On Becoming Filipino
 
On Becoming Filipino
Selected Writings of Carlos Bulosan

Bulosan, Carlos, edited by E. San Juan, Jr.

240 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1995
paper 1-56639-310-8
EAN 978-1-56639-310-2
cloth 1-56639-309-4
EAN 978-1-56639-309-6

Elliott Butler-Evans: Race, Gender, and Desire
 
Race, Gender, and Desire
Narrative Strategies in the Fiction of Toni Cade Bambara, Toni Morrison, and Alice Walker

Butler-Evans, Elliott

232 pp • Spring 1989
paper 0-87722-831-0
EAN 978-0-87722-831-8
cloth 0-87722-608-3
EAN 978-0-87722-608-6

Myriam J. A. Chancy: Searching for Safe Spaces
 
Searching for Safe Spaces
Afro-Caribbean Women Writers in Exile

Chancy, Myriam J. A.

272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-540-2
EAN 978-1-56639-540-3
cloth 1-56639-539-9
EAN 978-1-56639-539-7
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Kate Roberts, Joseph P. Clancy: The World of Kate Roberts
 
The World of Kate Roberts
Selected Stories, 1925-1981

translated by Clancy, Joseph P.

400 pp • Fall 1991
paper 0-87722-795-0
EAN 978-0-87722-795-3
cloth 0-87722-794-2
EAN 978-0-87722-794-6

Stelamaris Coser: Bridging the Americas
 
Bridging the Americas
The Literature of Paule Marshall, Toni Morrison, and Gayl Jones

Coser, Stelamaris

240 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1994
paper 1-56639-267-5
EAN 978-1-56639-267-9
cloth 1-56639-266-7
EAN 978-1-56639-266-2

Rocío G. Davis, Sue-Im Lee: Literary Gestures
 
Literary Gestures
The Aesthetic in Asian American Writing

edited by Davis, Rocío G. and Sue-Im Lee

248 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2005
paper 1-59213-365-7
EAN 978-1-59213-365-9
cloth 1-59213-364-9
EAN 978-1-59213-364-2
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Cornelia Dimmitt, J. A. B. van Buitenen: Classical Hindu Mythology
 
Classical Hindu Mythology
A Reader in the Sanskrit Puranas

edited by Dimmit, Cornelia, translated by J. A. B van Buitenen

388 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1978
paper 0-87722-122-7
EAN 978-0-87722-122-7
cloth 0-87722-117-0
EAN 978-0-87722-117-3
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Mulan's Legend and Legacy in China and the United States

Mulan's Legend and Legacy in China and the United States
Dong, Lan

280 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 1-59213-971-X
EAN 978-1-59213-971-2
cloth 1-59213-970-1
EAN 978-1-59213-970-5
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Unraveling the Real

Unraveling the Real
The Fantastic in Spanish-American Ficciones
Duncan, Cynthia

280 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 1-4399-0241-0
EAN 978-1-4399-0241-7
cloth 1-4399-0240-2
EAN 978-1-4399-0240-0
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Black Regions of the Imagination

Black Regions of the Imagination
African American Writers between the Nation and the World
Dunbar, Eve

232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2012
paper 1-4399-0943-1
EAN 978-1-4399-0943-0
cloth 1-4399-0942-3
EAN 978-1-4399-0942-3
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Treacherous Subjects
 
Treacherous Subjects
Gender, Culture, and Trans-Vietnamese Feminism

Duong, Lan P.

264 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 1-4399-0178-3
EAN 978-1-4399-0178-6
cloth 1-4399-0177-5
EAN 978-1-4399-0177-9
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The Archival Turn in Feminism
 
The Archival Turn in Feminism
Outrage in Order

Eichhorn, Kate

208 pp • 5.5x8.5 • Fall 2013
paper 1-4399-0952-0
EAN 978-1-4399-0952-2
cloth 1-4399-0951-2
EAN 978-1-4399-0951-5
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Kate Fullbrook: Free Women
 
Free Women
Ethics and Aesthetics in Twentieth-Century Women's Fiction

Fullbrook, Kate

192 pp • Fall 1990
paper 0-87722-774-8
EAN 978-0-87722-774-8
cloth 0-87722-773-X
EAN 978-0-87722-773-1

Newton Garver: Derrida and Wittgenstein
 
Derrida and Wittgenstein
Garver, Newton and Seung-Chong Lee

264 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1994
paper 1-56639-374-4
EAN 978-1-56639-374-4
cloth 1-56639-172-5
EAN 978-1-56639-172-6

Pimping Fictions
 
Pimping Fictions
African American Crime Literature and the Untold Story of Black Pulp Publishing

Gifford, Justin

216 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 1-4399-0811-7
EAN 978-1-4399-0811-2
cloth 1-4399-0810-9
EAN 978-1-4399-0810-5

Carl Good, John V. Waldron: The Effects of the Nation
 
The Effects of the Nation
Mexican Art in an Age of Globalization

edited by Good, Carl and John V. Waldron

232 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-866-5
EAN 978-1-56639-866-4
cloth 1-56639-865-7
EAN 978-1-56639-865-7
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From Mammies to Militants
Domestics in Black American Literature

Harris, Trudier

248 pp • Fall 1982
cloth 0-87722-279-7
EAN 978-0-87722-279-8

Paul Carter Harrison, Victor Leo Walker, Gus Edwards: Black Theatre
 
Black Theatre
Ritual Performance in the African Diaspora

edited by Harrison, Paul Carter, Victor Leo Walker II and Gus Edwards

432 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-944-0
EAN 978-1-56639-944-9
cloth 1-56639-943-2
EAN 978-1-56639-943-2
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George L. Henderson: California and the Fictions of Capital
 
California and the Fictions of Capital
Henderson, George L.

304 pp • 6.125x9.25 • Spring 2003
paper 1-59213-198-0
EAN 978-1-59213-198-3
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Kathleen Marie Higgins: Nietzsche's Zarathustra
 
Nietzsche's Zarathustra
Higgins, Kathleen Marie

328 pp • Fall 1987
paper 0-87722-687-3
EAN 978-0-87722-687-1
cloth 0-87722-482-X
EAN 978-0-87722-482-2

H. L. Hix: Morte d'Author
 
Morte d'Author
An Autopsy

Hix, H. L.

224 pp • Fall 1990
cloth 0-87722-734-9
EAN 978-0-87722-734-2

Savoring the Salt
 
Savoring the Salt
The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara

edited by Holmes, Linda Janet and Cheryl A. Wall

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-625-7
EAN 978-1-59213-625-4
cloth 1-59213-624-9
EAN 978-1-59213-624-7
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Velina Hasu Houston: Politics of Life
 
The Politics of Life
edited by Houston, Velina Hasu

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
paper 1-56639-001-X
EAN 978-1-56639-001-9
cloth 1-56639-000-1
EAN 978-1-56639-000-2

Velina Hasu Houston: But Still, Like Air, I'll Rise
 
But Still, Like Air, I'll Rise
New Asian American Plays

edited by Houston, Velina Hasu, foreword by Roberta Uno

520 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-538-0
EAN 978-1-56639-538-0
cloth 1-56639-537-2
EAN 978-1-56639-537-3
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Sounding Off

Sounding Off
Rhythm, Music, and Identity in West African and Caribbean Francophone Novels
Huntington, Julie

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
cloth 1-4399-0031-0
EAN 978-1-4399-0031-4
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Colette A. Hyman: Staging Strikes
 
Staging Strikes
Workers' Theatre and the American Labor Movement

Hyman, Collette A.

224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-504-6
EAN 978-1-56639-504-5
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Gary Iseminger: Intention and Interpretation
 
Intention and Interpretation
edited by Iseminger, Gary

304 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1992
paper 1-56639-346-9
EAN 978-1-56639-346-1
cloth 0-87722-971-6
EAN 978-0-87722-971-1
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Onwuchekwa Jemie: Yo Mama!
 
Yo' Mama!
New Raps, Toasts, Dozens, Jokes and Children's Rhymes from Urban Black America

edited by Jemie, Onwuchekwa

344 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2003
paper 1-59213-029-1
EAN 978-1-59213-029-0
cloth 1-59213-028-3
EAN 978-1-59213-028-3
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Dr. Radway's Sarsaparilla Resolvent
 
Dr. Radway's Sarsaparilla Resolvent
Kephart, Beth

266 pp • 5.5x8.5 • Spring 2013
paper 0-98404-296-2
EAN 978-0-98404-296-8

Flow

Flow
The Life and Times of Philadelphia's Schuylkill River
Kephart, Beth

120 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2007
paper 1-59213-637-0
EAN 978-1-59213-637-7
cloth 1-59213-636-2
EAN 978-1-59213-636-0

Elaine H. Kim: Asian American Literature
 
Asian American Literature
An Introduction to the Writings and Their Social Context

Kim, Elaine H.

363 pp • Spring 1982
paper 0-87722-352-1
EAN 978-0-87722-352-8
cloth 0-87722-260-6
EAN 978-0-87722-260-6

W. D. King: Writing Wrongs
 
Writing Wrongs
The Work of Wallace Shawn

King, W. D., foreword by John Lahr

264 pp • 5x9 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-517-8
EAN 978-1-56639-517-5

Tiananmen Fictions Outside the Square
 
Tiananmen Fictions Outside the Square
The Chinese Literary Diaspora and the Politics of Global Culture

Kong, Belinda

292 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 1-4399-0759-5
EAN 978-1-4399-0759-7
cloth 1-4399-0758-7
EAN 978-1-4399-0758-0
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East Is West and West Is East
 
East Is West and West Is East
Gender, Culture, and Interwar Encounters between Asia and America

Kuo, Karen

220 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2012
paper 1-4399-0587-8
EAN 978-1-4399-0587-6
cloth 1-4399-0586-X
EAN 978-1-4399-0586-9
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Keith Lawrence, Floyd Cheung: Recovered Legacies
 
Recovered Legacies
Authority and Identity in Early Asian American Literature

edited by Lawrence, Keith and Floyd Cheung

320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2005
paper 1-59213-119-0
EAN 978-1-59213-119-8
cloth 1-59213-118-2
EAN 978-1-59213-118-1
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Asian American Plays for a New Generation
 
Asian American Plays for a New Generation
Edited by Lee, Josephine, Don Eitel, and R. A. Shiomi

336 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 1-4399-0516-9
EAN 978-1-4399-0516-6
cloth 1-4399-0515-0
EAN 978-1-4399-0515-9
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Josephine Lee: Performing Asian America
 
Performing Asian America
Race and Ethnicity on the Contemporary Stage

Lee, Josephine

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-637-9
EAN 978-1-56639-637-0
cloth 1-56639-502-X
EAN 978-1-56639-502-1
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Josephine Lee, Imogene L. Lim, Yuko Matsukawa: Recollecting Early Asian America
 
Re/collecting Early Asian America
Essays in Cultural History

edited by Lee, Josephine, Imogene L. Lim and Yuko Matsukawa

384 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-964-5
EAN 978-1-56639-964-7
cloth 1-56639-963-7
EAN 978-1-56639-963-0
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Searching for Mr. Chin

Searching for Mr. Chin
Constructions of Nation and the Chinese in West Indian Literature
Lee-Loy, Anne-Marie

198 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2010
cloth 1-43990-130-9
EAN 978-1-43990-130-4
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Mark Lilly: Lesbian and Gay Writing
 
Lesbian and Gay Writing
An Anthology of Critical Essays

edited by Lilly, Mark

220 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-706-3
EAN 978-0-87722-706-9

Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Amy Ling: Reading the Literatures of Asian America
 
Reading the Literatures of Asian America
edited by Lim, Shirley Geok-lin and Amy Ling

384 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1992
paper 0-87722-936-8
EAN 978-0-87722-936-0
cloth 0-87722-935-X
EAN 978-0-87722-935-3
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Shirley Geok-lin Lim, John Blair Gamber, Stephen Hong Sohn, Gina Valentino: Transnational Asian American Literature
 
Transnational Asian American Literature
Sites and Transits

edited by Lim, Shirley Geok-lin, John Blair Gamber, Stephen Hong Sohn and Gina Valentino

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2005
paper 1-59213-451-3
EAN 978-1-59213-451-9
cloth 1-59213-450-5
EAN 978-1-59213-450-2
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Culinary Fictions

Culinary Fictions
Food in South Asian Diasporic Culture

Mannur, Anita

272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
paper 1-4399-0078-7
EAN 978-1-4399-0078-9
cloth 1-4399-0077-9
EAN 978-1-4399-0077-2
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Steve Martinot: Forms in the Abyss
 
Forms in the Abyss
A Philosophical Bridge between Sartre and Derrida

Martinot, Steve

320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-440-8
EAN 978-1-59213-440-3
cloth 1-59213-439-4
EAN 978-1-59213-439-7
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Unbought and Unbossed
 
Unbought and Unbossed
Transgressive Black Women, Sexuality, and Representation

Melancon, Trimiko

256 pp • 5.5x8.5 • Fall 2014
paper 1-43991-146-0
EAN 978-1-43991-146-4
cloth 1-43991-145-2
EAN 978-1-43991-145-7

D. Quentin Miller: Re-Viewing James Baldwin
 
Re-Viewing James Baldwin
Things Not Seen

edited by Miller, D. Quentin, foreword by David Adams Leeming

312 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1999
paper 1-56639-737-5
EAN 978-1-56639-737-7
cloth 1-56639-736-7
EAN 978-1-56639-736-0
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Accessible Citizenships

Accessible Citizenships
Disability, Nation, and the Cultural Politics of Greater Mexico
Minich, Julie Avril

240 pp • 5.5x8.5 • Fall 2013
paper 1-4399-1070-7
EAN 978-1-4399-1070-2
cloth 1-4399-1069-3
EAN 978-1-4399-1069-6

The American Diary of a Japanese Girl

The American Diary of a Japanese Girl
An Annotated Edition
Noguchi, Yone, edited by Edward Marx and Laura E. Franey

224 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2006
paper 1-59213-555-2
EAN 978-1-59213-555-4
cloth 1-59213-554-4
EAN 978-1-59213-554-7

David Novitz: Knowledge, Fiction, and Imagination
 
Knowledge, Fiction, and Imagination
Novitz, David

280 pp • Fall 1987
cloth 0-87722-480-3
EAN 978-0-87722-480-8

This Is All I Choose to Tell

This Is All I Choose to Tell
History and Hybridity in Vietnamese American Literature

Pelaud, Isabelle Thuy

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2010
paper 1-4399-0217-8
EAN 978-1-4399-0217-2
cloth 1-4399-0216-X
EAN 978-1-4399-0216-5

Eileen Pollack: Paradise, New York
 
Paradise, New York
A Novel

Pollack, Eileen

288 pp • 5x9 • Fall 1998
paper 1-56639-789-8
EAN 978-1-56639-789-6
cloth 1-56639-657-3
EAN 978-1-56639-657-8
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Marco Portales: Crowding Out Latinos
 
Crowding Out Latinos
Mexican Americans in the Public Consciousness

Portales, Marco

240 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1999
paper 1-56639-743-X
EAN 978-1-56639-743-8
cloth 1-56639-742-1
EAN 978-1-56639-742-1
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Abd al-Hakim Qasim, Peter Theroux, Samia Mehrez: Rites of Assent
 
Rites of Assent
Two Novellas

Qasim, Abd al-Hakim, translated by Peter Theroux, introduction by Samia Mehrez

192 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1995
paper 1-56639-354-X
EAN 978-1-56639-354-6
cloth 1-56639-353-1
EAN 978-1-56639-353-9
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Alvina E. Quintana: Home Girls
 
Home Girls
Chicana Literary Voices

Quintana, Alvina E.

176 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-373-6
EAN 978-1-56639-373-7
cloth 1-56639-372-8
EAN 978-1-56639-372-0

Kimberley Reynolds: Girls Only?
 
Girls Only?
Gender and Popular Children's Fiction in Britain, 1880-1910

Reynolds, Kimberly

208 pp • Fall 1990
cloth 0-87722-737-3
EAN 978-0-87722-737-3

E. San Juan, Jr.: The Philippine Temptation
 
The Philippine Temptation
Dialectics of Philippines-U.S. Literary Relations

San Juan, Jr., E.

320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1996
paper 1-56639-418-X
EAN 978-1-56639-418-5
cloth 1-56639-417-1
EAN 978-1-56639-417-8
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Messiahs of 1933
 
Messiahs of 1933
How American Yiddish Theatre Survived Adversity through Satire

Schechter, Joel

304 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
cloth 1-59213-872-1
EAN 978-1-59213-872-2
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Modeling Citizenship
 
Modeling Citizenship
Jewish and Asian American Writing

Schlund-Vials, Cathy

248 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 1-4399-0318-2
EAN 978-1-4399-0318-6
cloth 1-4399-0317-4
EAN 978-1-4399-0317-9
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Kurt Schwitters, Jerome Rothenberg, Pierre Joris: Poems Performance Pieces Proses Plays Poetics (pppppp)
 
Poems Performance Pieces Proses Plays Poetics
Schwitters, Kurt, edited by Jerome Rothenberg, translated by Pierre Joris

288 pp • 7x10 • Spring 1993
paper 1-56639-264-0
EAN 978-1-56639-264-8
cloth 0-87722-894-9
EAN 978-0-87722-894-3

Erin A. Smith: Hard-Boiled
 
Hard-Boiled
Working-Class Readers and Pulp Magazines

Smith, Erin A.

248 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2000
paper 1-56639-769-3
EAN 978-1-56639-769-8
cloth 1-56639-768-5
EAN 978-1-56639-768-1
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Erin A. Smith: Hard-Boiled
 
Economic Citizens
A Narrative of Asian American Visibility

So, Christine

190 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-585-4
EAN 978-1-59213-585-1
cloth 1-59213-584-6
EAN 978-1-59213-584-4
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Constructing the Enemy

Constructing the Enemy
Empathy/Antipathy in U.S. Literature and Law

Srikanth, Rajini

220 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 1-4399-0324-7
EAN 978-1-4399-0324-7
cloth 1-4399-0323-9
EAN 978-1-4399-0323-0
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Rajini Srikanth: The World Next Door
 
The World Next Door
South Asian American Literature and the Idea of America

Srikanth, Rajini

304 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2004
paper 1-59213-081-X
EAN 978-1-59213-081-8
cloth 1-59213-080-1
EAN 978-1-59213-080-1
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Asian American Women's Popular Literature
 
Asian American Women's Popular Literature
Feminizing Genres and Neoliberal Belonging

Thoma, Pamela

232 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2013
paper 1-4399-1019-7
EAN 978-1-4399-1019-1
cloth 1-4399-1018-9
EAN 978-1-4399-1018-4

The Coolie Speaks

The Coolie Speaks
Yun, Lisa

336 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-582-X
EAN 978-1-59213-582-0
cloth 1-59213-581-1
EAN 978-1-59213-581-3
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