Additional Resources for The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan

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Bloom, Harold, ed., Amy Tan, Chelsea House, 2000.

Respected literary critic, Harold Bloom, provides an
overview of Tan's life and her work in and impact
on contemporary American literature.

Ching, Julia, Chinese Religions, Orbis Books, 1993.

Ching presents the history and development of Chinese
religious thought in three parts: indigenous religions,
foreign religions, and syncretism. The author
presents insightful comparisons rather than a cursory
handling of each belief system.



Fitzgerald, Penelope, "Luck Dispensers," in London Review of Books, Vol. 13, No. 13, July 11, 1991, p. 19.

In this review of Tan's novel, Fitzgerald discusses
the story of the Kitchen God's wife and states that
the book's strength comes from its depiction of the
attitudes of the older Chinese-American generation.


Huntley, E. D., Amy Tan: A Critical Companion, Greenwood Press, 1998.

Huntley discusses The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen
God's Wife,
and The Hundred Secret Senses, commenting
on Tan's expert use of setting, themes, plot
structure...

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