Sui Sin Far/Edith Maude Eaton a literary biography by Annette White Parks

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .

Written in English

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  • Canada

Subjects:

  • Sui Sin Far, 1865-1914.,
  • Canadian literature -- Chinese authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Authors, Canadian -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • Authors, Canadian -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Chinese -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Chinese in literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-258) and index.

Book details

StatementAnnette White-Parks ; foreword by Roger Daniels.
SeriesThe Asian American experience
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.2.S93 Z97 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 268 p. :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1082823M
ISBN 100252021134
LC Control Number94006448

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Amy Ling. In the following essay, Ling discusses Sui Sin Far’s fiction and her primacy in representing the concerns of Asian-American women at the turn of the century. Sui Sin Far / Edith Maude Eaton 作者: Annette White-Parks / Roger Daniels 出版社: University of Illinois Press 副标题: A LITERARY BIOGRAPHY (Asian American Experience) 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: Sui Sin Far, "A Chinese Book on Americans" (1) Sui Sin Far (Edith Maude Eaton) readily fits none of the categories scholars of Chinese American literature have identified, in that she belongs neither to the group of writers who were born in China in the twentieth century, emigrated to the United States, and write and publish in Chinese, nor to.

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