Additional Resources for On Discovery by Maxine Hong Kingston

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Cheung, King-Kok Articulate Silences: Hlsaye Yamamoto, Maxine Hong Kingston, Joy Kogawa, Cornell University Press, 1993.

A literary study of Kingston' s work that compares her to a Japanese-American and a Japanese-Canadian writer, Cheung's analysis focuses on the themes of   silence in all three women's novels.

Foner, Philip S., and Daniel Rosenberg, eds. Racism, Dissent, and Asian Americans from 1850 to the Present. A Documentary History, Greenwood Press, 1993.

Contains copies of anti-Asian legislation from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, along With documents about ASians in America from the perspectives of African Americans, labor organizers, and sympathizers of Asian Americans.

Hagedorn, Jessica, ed Charlie Chan Is Dead' An Anthology of Contemporary Asian-American Fiction, Penguin, 1993.

A hip, well-reviewed anthology of fiction by the younger generation of Asian-American writers, edited by the Filipino-American Writer of Dogeaters.

Kim, Elaine. Asian American Literature: An Introduction to the Writings and their Social Contexts, Temple...

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