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The Resource The immigrant experience, editor, Maryse Jayasuriya

The immigrant experience, editor, Maryse Jayasuriya

Label
The immigrant experience
Title
The immigrant experience
Statement of responsibility
editor, Maryse Jayasuriya
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a collection of critical essays on the variety of immigrant experiences that have been depicted in literary works and the techniques that immigrant writers have used in fiction and non-fiction
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MnSgEFL
Dewey number
810.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
10-A
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jayasuriya, Maryse
Series statement
Critical insights
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants' writings, American
  • Emigration and immigration in literature
  • American literature
  • Immigrants
  • Immigration and emigration in literature
  • American literature
Label
The immigrant experience, editor, Maryse Jayasuriya
Link
http://online.salempress.com/doi/book/10.3331/CIImmEx
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Salem Press
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About This Volume -- On the Immigrant Experience -- Critical Contexts -- "The Hope for the Better": Immigrants in Jewish American Literature -- Who We Are: South Asian Women Writing Life and Identity -- Myth and Migration in Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao -- Graphic Anamnesis: Redrawing the Home Country in Thi Bui's The Best We Could Do and GB Tran's Vietnamerica: A Family's Journey -- Critical Readings -- Emma Lazarus's Poetic Representations of the Immigrant Experience -- Wing Sing and Edith Eaton: Their Great Adventures (Some Travel Writings by Sui Sin Far) -- Perpetual Foreigners, Settlers, and Sojourners: An Overview of a Century of South Asian Immigrant Writing in North America -- We Are Made to Leave, We Are Made to Return: Writing Movement in Contemporary Arab American Literature -- "Create Dangerously": Immigration as Radical Hope in Edwidge Danticat's Fiction and Creative Nonfiction -- Writing, Freedom, and the Immigrant Experience: A Reading of Ha Jin's A Free Life -- Making a Place: Life Narratives of Undocumented Youth -- Reading about the Migrant and Immigrant Experiences in Latina and Latino Young Adult Literatures: Identities and Voices of Youth and Families -- Aspiration and Disillusionment: Undocumented Experiences in Imbolo Mbue's Behold the Dreamers -- Contemporary African Immigration and the Legacy of Slavery in Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing -- Resources -- Works on the Immigrant Experience -- Bibliography -- About the Editor -- Contributors -- Index
Control code
CCE18500790
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 268 pages)
Isbn
9781682176924
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a283533
  • (Sirsi) a283533
Label
The immigrant experience, editor, Maryse Jayasuriya
Link
http://online.salempress.com/doi/book/10.3331/CIImmEx
Publication
Copyright
Note
Salem Press
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About This Volume -- On the Immigrant Experience -- Critical Contexts -- "The Hope for the Better": Immigrants in Jewish American Literature -- Who We Are: South Asian Women Writing Life and Identity -- Myth and Migration in Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao -- Graphic Anamnesis: Redrawing the Home Country in Thi Bui's The Best We Could Do and GB Tran's Vietnamerica: A Family's Journey -- Critical Readings -- Emma Lazarus's Poetic Representations of the Immigrant Experience -- Wing Sing and Edith Eaton: Their Great Adventures (Some Travel Writings by Sui Sin Far) -- Perpetual Foreigners, Settlers, and Sojourners: An Overview of a Century of South Asian Immigrant Writing in North America -- We Are Made to Leave, We Are Made to Return: Writing Movement in Contemporary Arab American Literature -- "Create Dangerously": Immigration as Radical Hope in Edwidge Danticat's Fiction and Creative Nonfiction -- Writing, Freedom, and the Immigrant Experience: A Reading of Ha Jin's A Free Life -- Making a Place: Life Narratives of Undocumented Youth -- Reading about the Migrant and Immigrant Experiences in Latina and Latino Young Adult Literatures: Identities and Voices of Youth and Families -- Aspiration and Disillusionment: Undocumented Experiences in Imbolo Mbue's Behold the Dreamers -- Contemporary African Immigration and the Legacy of Slavery in Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing -- Resources -- Works on the Immigrant Experience -- Bibliography -- About the Editor -- Contributors -- Index
Control code
CCE18500790
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 268 pages)
Isbn
9781682176924
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a283533
  • (Sirsi) a283533

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