Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Karen SURMAN PALEY: Religious Skirmishes: When the Ethnic Outsider Cannot Hear "The Loudest Voice". Chapter 2: Charles TRAINOR: Sam, Walter Lee and the Powerless Black Male. Chapter 3: S. KRISHNAMOORTHY AITHAL: Cather's America, A Nation of Nations. Chapter 4: Edvige GIUNTA: Speaking Through Silences: Ethnicity in the Writings of Italian/American Women. Chapter 5: Eric STERLING: Loss and Growth of Identity in Shimon Wincelberg's Resort 76. Chapter 6: Ana Maria FRAILE MARCOS: 'Time and Place Have Had Their Say': Literature and Ethnic Discrimination in Zora Neale Hurston's Aesthetics. Chapter 7: Tim LIBRETTI: Rediscovering Nation, Resisting Oppression: The Aesthetics of 'Putting Up' in U.S. Third World Writing. Chapter 8: Obododimma OHA: What God Has Put Asunder: The Politics of Ethnic Barriers. Chapter 9: Eva DARIAS BEAUTELL: East West Paradigms of History and Fiction: Joy Kogawa's Obasan and Sky Lee's Disappearing Moon Cafe. Chapter 10: Peter ERSPAMER: Women Before Hell's Gate: Survivors of the Holocaust and Their Memoirs. Chapter 11: Rafael OCASIO: From Nuyorican Barrio Literature to Issues on Puerto Rican Literature Outside New York City: Nocholasa Mohr and Judith Ortiz Cofer. Chapter 12: Nina CORNYETZ: Fetishized Blackness: Racial Desire in Contemporary Japanese Narrative and Culture.