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Frank Chin, "Come All Ye Asian American Writers of the Real and the Fake," in The Big Aiiieeeee!: An Anthology of Chinese American and Japanese American Literature, edited by Jeffery Paul Chan, Frank Chin, Lawson Fusao Inada, and Shawn Wong, Meridian, 1991, pp. 1-92.

Chin criticizes Kingston for demeaning Chinese culture by altering traditional Chinese myths and by writing an autobiography, which he does not consider an "authentically Chinese" genre.

Elisabeth Croll, Changing Identities of Chinese Women: Rhetoric, Experience, and Self-Perception in Twentieth- Century China, Zed Books, 1995.

This book addresses the raising of Chinese daughters through and across generations before, during, and after the Revolution. Combining case-study accounts with historical data, the author describes growing up across gender-related and cultural boundaries.

Patricia Buckley Ebrey, The Cambridge Illustrated History of China, Cambridge University Press, 1996.

The author traces Chinese traditions from prehistory through modern times, focusing on the...

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