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Modeling Minority Women : Heroines in African and Asian American Fiction - Reshmi J. Hebbar

Modeling Minority Women

Heroines in African and Asian American Fiction

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Published: 14th March 2010
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This powerful study reconceptualizes ideas of ethnic literature while investigating the construction of ethnic heroines, shifting the focus away from cultural politics and considering instead narrative or poetic qualities which involve surprising relationships between Anglo-American women's writing and fiction produced by Asian American and African American women authors.

Introduction 1. Someday My Prince Will Come: Ambivalent Romance and Ethnicity in the Fiction of the Eaton Sisters 2. The Fairest of Them All: Ethnicity, Heroines, and the Objectifying Lens 3. Cinderella's Understudies: Marginality, Ethnicity, and the Negotiated Spaces of Heroine Desire 4. Little Princesses: A New Generation of Ethnic, Adolescent Heroines. Epilogue.

ISBN: 9780415882439
ISBN-10: 0415882435
Series: Studies in Asian Americans
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 156
Published: 14th March 2010
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 0.99
Weight (kg): 0.25