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This book is the first in English to consider women's movements and feminist discourses in twentieth-century Taiwan. Doris T. Chang examines the way in which Taiwanese women in the twentieth century selectively appropriated Western feminist theories to meet their needs in a modernizing Confucian culture. She illustrates the rise and fall of women's movements against the hi
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Hardcover, 232 pages
Published May 26th 2004 by University of Illinois Press (first published May 24th 2004)
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Barbara
I just taught out of this anthology this week for my Poets of Color course. I don't think it's the most useful, even if we are to focus on younger or "emerging" Asian American poets, because it's historically thin and lacking in ethnic and aesthetic diversity.

Regarding the alleged shift away from what the editor calls the "recognizable Asian American voice," I wonder more and more whether it's even important or desirable to do this. While I agree that younger poets are finding new ways of telli
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mika
Mar 26, 2008 mika rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: people who like to read pretty poetry
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merely very lovely. tim yu wrote an interesting critique of this book in the chicago review (i think that was the publication... i forget...)
Stephen
A strange introduction, but otherwise useful new anthology which lesser known poets.
Craig Werner
Question for Hai. Is there a better compilation available?
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Victoria Chang's third book of poems, The Boss, was published by McSweeney's in July 2013. Her other books are Salvinia Molesta and Circle. Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Poetry, VQR, New England Review, The Believer, The Nation, and Best American Poetry. She lives in Southern California. Her website is www.victoriachangpoet.com. Twitter: @VChangPoet.
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