Understanding Chang-rae Lee

Understanding Chang-rae Lee

by Amanda M. Page


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611177824
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication date: 09/15/2017
Series: Understanding Contemporary American Literature Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Amanda M. Page is an assistant professor of English at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, where she teaches courses in gender studies and American literature. She is a contributor to Passing Interest: Racial Passing in U.S. Fiction, Memoir, Television, and Film, 1990-2010, and her work has appeared in Southern Quarterly and Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

Chapter 1 Understanding Chang-rae Lee 1

Chapter 2 "A life univocal": Native Speaker (1995) 12

Chapter 3 "The basic mode of wartime": A Gesture Life (1999) 36

Chapter 4 "The last living white man": Aloft (2004) 55

Chapter 5 "Differing scales, unlikely modulations": The Surrendered (2010) 71

Chapter 6 "A special conviction of imagination": On Such a Full Sea (2014) 90

Notes 109

Bibliography 125

Index 129

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