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Imagining the Nation Asian American Literature and Cultural Consent (Asian America) by David Li

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • History and criticism,
  • Asian American Literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • USA,
  • Intellectual life,
  • American - Asian American,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Asian American,
  • American literature,
  • Asian American authors,
  • Asian Americans,
  • History,
  • Literature and society,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7929154M
ISBN 100804734003
ISBN 109780804734004

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