Tilting the continent Southeast Asian American writing

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Published by New Rivers Press in Minneapolis, MN .

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  • American literature -- Asian American authors,
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  • Southeast Asia -- Emigration and immigration -- Literary collections

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementShirley Geok-lin Lim and Cheng Lok Chua, editors.
GenreLiterary collections.
ContributionsLim, Shirley., Chua, Cheng Lok.
LC ClassificationsPS508.A8 T55 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 243 p. :
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL55485M
ISBN 100898232066
LC Control Number99068471

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TILTING THE CONTINENT is the first collection to bring to the American literary awareness the poetry, short stories, and personal essays of established, as well as new authors of Southeast Asian descent -- not only recent arrivals, but also second, third, and fourth-generation : Shirley Geok-Lin Lim.

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Jane Christmas is the author of Incontinent on the Continent, What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim, and The Pelee Project. Her most recent memoir, And Then There Were Nuns, was shortlisted for the Leacock Medal.

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