The Resource Giving form to an Asian and Latinx America, Long Le-Khac, (electronic resource)

Giving form to an Asian and Latinx America, Long Le-Khac, (electronic resource)

Label
Giving form to an Asian and Latinx America
Title
Giving form to an Asian and Latinx America
Statement of responsibility
Long Le-Khac
Creator
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Crossing distinct literatures, histories, and politics, Giving Form to an Asian and Latinx America reveals the intertwined story of contemporary Asian Americans and Latinxs through a shared literary aesthetic. Their transfictional literature creates expansive imagined worlds in which distinct stories coexist, offering artistic shape to their linked political and economic struggles. Long Le-Khac explores the work of writers such as Sandra Cisneros, Karen Tei Yamashita, Junot Díaz, and Aimee Phan. He shows how their fictions capture the uneven economic opportunities of the post-civil rights era, the Cold War as it exploded across Asia and Latin America, and the Asian and Latin American labor flows powering global capitalism today. Read together, Asian American and Latinx literatures convey astonishing diversity and untapped possibilities for coalition within the United States' fastest-growing immigrant and minority communities; to understand the changing shape of these communities we must see how they have formed in relation to each other. As the U.S. population approaches a minority-majority threshold, we urgently need methods that can look across the divisions and unequal positions of the racial system. Giving Form to an Asian and Latinx America leads the way with a vision for the future built on panethnic and cross-racial solidarity
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Le-Khac, Long
Dewey number
813/.0095073
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Stanford studies in comparative race and ethnicity
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  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Asian Americans in literature
  • Hispanic Americans in literature
  • Immigrants in literature
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Giving form to an Asian and Latinx America, Long Le-Khac, (electronic resource)
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503612198
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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13087921
Publisher number
MWT13087921
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Giving form to an Asian and Latinx America, Long Le-Khac, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503612198
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13087921
Publisher number
MWT13087921
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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