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By Lorna Fitzsimmons,Youngsuk Chae,Bella Adams

This e-book is a ground-breaking transnational examine of representations of our surroundings in Asian American literature. Extending and renewing Asian American reports and ecocriticism through drawing the 2 fields into deeper discussion, it brings Asian American writers to the guts of ecocritical reports. This assortment demonstrates the uniqueness of Asian American writers’ positions on issues of significant hindrance this present day: environmental justice, identification and the land, conflict environments, intake, city environments, and the surroundings and creativity. Represented authors comprise Amy Tan, Maxine Hong Kingston, Ruth Ozeki, Ha Jin, Fae Myenne Ng, Le Ly Hayslip, Lan Cao, Mitsuye Yamada, Lawson Fusao Inada, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Milton Murayama, Don Lee, and Hisaye Yamamoto. those writers supply a variety of views at the old, social, mental, monetary, philosophical, and aesthetic responses of Asian americans to the surroundings conceived on the subject of hard work, racism, immigration, domesticity, international capitalism, relocation, toxins, violence, and faith. individuals practice a variety of severe frameworks, together with serious radical race reports, counter-memory reviews, ecofeminism, and geomantic feedback. The e-book offers a compelling and well timed "green" viewpoint wherein to appreciate key works of Asian American literature and leads the sphere of ecocriticism into overlooked terrain.

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