Through The Arc Of The Rain Forest

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566892856
Size: 71.58 MB
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This book is simultaneously entertaining and depressing, with all the rollicking pessimism you'd expect of a good soap opera or a good political satire."- Kirsten Backstrom, 500 Great Books by Women

Brazil Maru

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566895030
Size: 37.83 MB
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"Immensely entertaining." —Newsday "Poignant and remarkable." —Philadelphia Inquirer "Warm, compassionate, engaging, and thought-provoking." —Washington Post "With a subtle ominousness, Yamashita sets up her hopeful, prideful ...

Hemispheric American Studies

Author: Caroline F. Levander
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813543878
Size: 12.86 MB
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... for this period “to meet and understand the Brazilian community living in Japan
” (11). Yamashita's interest in Circle K Cycles in the ever-increasing difficulty of
correlating identities and homes with singular locations continues not only the
story begun in Brazil-Maru, but also the formal conventions she uses to explore
that issue in Through the Arc of the Rain Forest (1990). Written amid the
extended drafting and revision required of Brazil-Maru, Through the Arc of the
Rain Forest offers ...

Circle K Cycles

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
Publisher:
ISBN:
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With skill, imagination, and wit, Yamashita defines an emerging challenge of twenty-first century global society.

Cities Of Others

Author: Xiaojing Zhou
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295805420
Size: 67.53 MB
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4 For instance, the critics Ursula K. Heise and Caroline Rody both employ an
ecological concept in examining the local-global connections in Yamashita's
work, with Heise focusing on Through the Arc of the Rain Forest and Rody on
both Tropic of Orange and Through the Arc of the Rain Forest. 5 See M. Davis,
Ecology of Fear. 6 Subsequent parenthetical references to Yamashita's Tropic of
Orange are given without the title. 10 11 12 7 Soja in Postmetropolis offers a well-
researched ...

Transnational Asian American Literature

Author: Shirley Lim
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781592134519
Size: 41.87 MB
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Her other works include Through the Arc of the Rain Forest (1990), Tropic of
Orange (1997), and Circle K Cycles (2001). My main interest was Asian
American novels, drama, poetry, and short stories about immigration,
concentration camps, culture clash, and the terrible price Asian Americans pay
for being told that they have "made it" in the United States. The price is
assimilation into the mainstream, the mental contortion needed to act "Asian
American" so that an individual is more ...

Across Meridians

Author: Jinqi Ling
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804782040
Size: 42.70 MB
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In Across Meridians, Jinqi Ling offers readers the most critically engaged examination to date of Yamashita's literary corpus.

Sense Of Place And Sense Of Planet

Author: Ursula K. Heise
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199887365
Size: 64.18 MB
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Batista and Tania Aparecida (nicknamed “Cidinha”) Djapan are perhaps the most
obvious counterparts of Macunaíma and Ci in Through the Arc of the Rainforest:
the Amazon queen who turns into a constellation has become the CEO of a
multinational business enterprise who travels around the globe so much that, as
far as Batista is concerned, she might as well be in outer space,6 and the flocks
of wild birds that become Macunaíma's retinue once he is recognized as Ci's
partner are ...

Scintillations

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781566894876
Size: 76.66 MB
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This dive into the Yamashita family archive and Japanese internment runs a documentary impulse through filters that shimmer with imagination.

Tropic Of Orange

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781566894869
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An apocalypse of race, class, and culture, fanned by the media and the harsh L.A. sun.