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Presents an introduction to the literary works of Chinese-Americans, Japanese-Americans, Filipino-Americans, and Korean-Americans. This book focuses on the self-images and social contexts of the nineteenth-century immigrants, their descendants, and the Americanized writers.
Paperback, 241 pages
Published February 27th 1984 by Temple University Press (first published January 1st 1982)
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Elaine H. Kim is an award winning writer, editor and professor in Asian American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

Kim is the co-founder and former president of the non-profit organization Asian Women United(AWU) of California. She also co-founded the Oakland Korean Community Center and the Asian Immigrant Women Advocates.

Kim received her B.A. in English and American Literature fro
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