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Asian American fiction, history and life writing

Helena Grice

Asian American fiction, history and life writing

international encounters

by Helena Grice

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

  • American fiction -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism,
  • Asian Americans in literature,
  • Autobiographical fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Historical fiction -- History and criticism,
  • National characteristics in literature,
  • Place (Philosophy) in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Helena Grice.
    SeriesRoutledge transnational perspectives on American literature -- 10
    LC ClassificationsPS153.A84 G747 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22659252M
    ISBN 109780415384759
    LC Control Number2008046093

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