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The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior Book
Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2010-09-01
ISBN : 0307759334
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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“A classic, for a reason” – Celeste Ng via Twitter In her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world and self, of hot rage and cool analysis. First published in 1976, it has become a classic in its innovative portrayal of multiple and intersecting identities—immigrant, female, Chinese, American. As a girl, Kingston lives in two confounding worlds: the California to which her parents have immigrated and the China of her mother’s “talk stories.” The fierce and wily women warriors of her mother’s tales clash jarringly with the harsh reality of female oppression out of which they come. Kingston’s sense of self emerges in the mystifying gaps in these stories, which she learns to fill with stories of her own. A warrior of words, she forges fractured myths and memories into an incandescent whole, achieving a new understanding of her family’s past and her own present.

Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior

Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior Book
Author : Sau-ling Cynthia Wong
Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
Release : 1999
ISBN : 9780195116540
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With the continued expansion of the literary canon, multicultural works of modern literary fiction and autobiography have assumed an increasing importance for students and scholars of American literature. This exciting new series assembles key documents and criticism concerning these works that have so recently become central components of the American literature curriculum. Each casebook will reprint documents relating to the work's historical context and reception, present the best in critical essays, and when possible, feature an interview of the author. The series will provide, for the first time, an accessible forum in which readers can come to a fuller understanding of these contemporary masterpieces and the unique aspects of American ethnic, racial, or cultural experience that they so ably portray. This case book presents a thought-provoking overview of critical debates surrounding The Woman Warrior, perhaps the best known Asian American literary work. The essays deal with such issues as the reception by various interpretive communities, canon formation, cultural authenticity, fictionality in autobiography, and feminist and poststructuralist subjectivity. The eight essays are supplemented an interview with the author and a bibliography.

The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior Book
Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher : Everyman's Library Contemporar
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A first-generation Chinese-American woman recounts growing up in America within a tradition-bound Chinese family and confronted with Chinese ghosts from the past and non-Chinese ghosts of the present in The Woman Warrior and describes the Chinese experience in the U.S. through incidents from her childhood, the history of early Chinese immigrants, and Chinese myths and tales in China Men. 12,500 first printing.

A study guide for Maxine Hong Kingston s Women Warrior Memoirs of Girlhood Among Ghosts

A study guide for Maxine Hong Kingston s  Women Warrior  Memoirs of Girlhood Among Ghosts  Book
Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
Release : 2015-03-13
ISBN : 141032060X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A study guide for Maxine Hong Kingston's "Women Warrior: Memoirs of Girlhood Among Ghosts", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary themes for Students: War and Peace series. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary themes for Students: War and Peace for all of your research needs.

In Search of the Woman Warrior

In Search of the Woman Warrior Book
Author : Richard J. Lane,Jay Wurts
Publisher : Element Books, Limited
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The authors present the many Warrior Women figures seen throughout history & literature, & a system for determining your Warrior Woman personality.

Approaches to Teaching Kingston s The Woman Warrior

Approaches to Teaching Kingston s The Woman Warrior Book
Author : Shirley Lim
Publisher : Modern Language Assn of Amer
Release : 1991
ISBN : 9780873527040
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Now at seventy-three volumes, this popular MLA series (ISSN 10591133) addresses a broad range of literary texts. Each volume surveys teaching aids and critical material and brings together essays that apply a variety of perspectives to teaching the text. Upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, student teachers, education specialists, and teachers in all humanities disciplines will find these volumes particularly helpful.

On the Legacy of Maxine Hong Kingston

On the Legacy of Maxine Hong Kingston Book
Author : Sämi Ludwig,Nicoleta Alexoae-Zagni
Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
Release : 2014
ISBN : 3643902999
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is a collection of recent scholarship on Maxine Hong Kingston, gathered on the occasion of the very first conference ever devoted exclusively to Kingston and to celebrate her opera omnia. Featuring the work of researchers from four continents, the book represents the cosmopolitan reception of the most important Asian American author. In addition to many new angles on her two canonical postmodern autobiographies, The Woman Warrior and China Men, this collection also tackles Kingston's less frequently discussed writings and her most recent publications. Parallel readings and comparisons further test her legacy in the sense of her enduring influence on younger Asian American writers. Though it is a conference book, this peer-reviewed volume includes additional articles by selected scholars. It also contains original presentations by Maxine and her husband Earll Kingston. (Series: Contributions to Asian American Literary Studies - Vol. 7)

Conversations with Maxine Hong Kingston

Conversations with Maxine Hong Kingston Book
Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
Release : 1998
ISBN : 9781578060597
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this collection of interviews, Kingston talks about her life, her writing, and her objectives. From the first, her books have hovered along the hazy line between fiction and nonfiction, memoir and imagination. As she answers her critics and readers, she both clarifies the differences and exults in the difficulties of distinguishing between the remembered and the re-created. She explains how she worked to bridge her parents' Chinese dialect with American slang, how she learned to explore her inheritance and find new relevance in her mother's "talk-stories," and how she developed the complex juxtapositions of myths and memoir that fill her books.

Mother and daughter Writing and the Politics of Location in Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior and Amy Tan s The Joy Luck Club

Mother and daughter Writing and the Politics of Location in Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior and Amy Tan s The Joy Luck Club Book
Author : Wendy Ann Ho
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1993
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Mother and daughter Writing and the Politics of Location in Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior and Amy Tan s The Joy Luck Club book written by Wendy Ann Ho, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Study Guide

Study Guide Book
Author : Supersummary
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-01-24
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This 43-page guide for "The Woman Warrior" by Maxine Hong Kingston includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 5 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Featured content includes commentary on major characters, 25 important quotes, essay topics, and key themes like Ghosts and Hauntings and Language and Storytelling.

The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior Book
Author : Mitzi Sheffield Dykes
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2003
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Woman Warrior book written by Mitzi Sheffield Dykes, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Beauty Or Beast

Beauty Or Beast  Book
Author : Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2010-06-17
ISBN : 019955823X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Encompassing literature, theatre, opera, and art Beauty or Beast? explores representations of the transgressive and frightening figure of the woman warrior in German culture. Watanabe-O'Kelly examines some of the most compelling works of Western culture - Cranach's and Klimt's paintings of Judith, Schiller's Joan of Arc, Hebbel's Judith, Wagner's Brünnhilde, Fritz Lang's Brünhild, and the ways in which women writers come to engage with theseimaginings.

Autobiographical Fantasia

Autobiographical Fantasia Book
Author : Marwa Mohammad Nur Eldin Ismail Elnaggar
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2001
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The thesis analyzes use of imagination in two autobiographical works by two women, a Chinese-American and Egyptian-Arab, respectively: Maxine Hong Kingston's The woman warrior, and May El Telmissany's Dunyazad.

Maxine Hong Kingston

Maxine Hong Kingston Book
Author : E. D. Huntley
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780313308772
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Examines the fiction and role in introducing the Asian American experience to mainstream readers through Maxine Hong Kinston and her three narrative works.

America s First Woman Warrior

America s First Woman Warrior Book
Author : Lucy Freeman,Alma Halbert Bond
Publisher : Continuum
Release : 1992
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Relates how Deborah Sampson, disguised as a man, fought with the Continental Army during the Revolution

A Woman Warrior Born

A Woman Warrior Born Book
Author : Bors Vesterby
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2015-06-15
ISBN : 9781530657117
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Breea Banea is poised to become the youngest female scholar in a thousand years, but before her testing can begin, she finds herself hunted by a beast of elemental malice in the shape of a white wolf. When she learns that her entire life has been planned to enable her to survive this battle, she sets out to find the priest who called at her birth, "A Warrior is Born." Yet, between Breea and the priest who knows her future lies a nation of zealots bent on conversion by the sword, who believe that an armed woman is herald to the end of their nation.

The Warrior Within

The Warrior Within Book
Author : Rev. Valerie G. Boyd
Publisher : WestBow Press
Release : 2020-08-06
ISBN : 1664200053
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Life as a woman and believer in Christ, has many challenges. I’m a Dakota Sioux native woman who lives and works on my home Indian reservation in northeast Montana. Being a minister and an elementary educator and college professor has it’s challenges. I decided to write about every day challenges and how we as women can rise to the woman warrior God has placed within us. This devotional comprises 40 days of living everyday life to inspire, encourage and empower women.

Fa Mulan

Fa Mulan Book
Author : Robert D. San Souci
Publisher : Turtleback
Release : 2000-01
ISBN : 9780606182577
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A retelling of the original Chinese poem in which a brave young girl masquerades as a boy and fights the Tartars in the Khan's army.

The Woman Warrior and China Men

The Woman Warrior and China Men Book
Author : Deborah L. Madsen
Publisher : Gale Cengage
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780787651299
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Gale Study Guides to Great Literature is a unique reference line composed of three series: "Literary Masters, Literary Masterpieces and "Literary Topics. Convenient, comprehensive and targeted toward current coursework, these guides place authors, titles and topics into context for high school and college students as well as general researchers. Each "Literary Masters volume introduces a significant author, covering basic biographical information. The related "Literary Masterpieces volume explores a major title from this author's works in detail. Finally, the "Literary Topics volume places the author and work within a relevant literary movement or genre.