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Title Contemporary immigrant short fiction / editor, Robert C. Evans.

Publication Info. Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2015]


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Description xxiii, 251 pages ; 24 cm.
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Series Critical insights
Critical insights.
Summary Essays in this volume review and analyze contemporary short stories about immigrant living by such authors as Junot Diaz, Sui Sin Far, William Saroyan, Isaac Bashevis, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jhumpa Lahiri, Edwidge Danticat, Yi-yun Li, Ernesto Quiñonez, and Ha Jin.
Contents About this volume / Robert C. Evans -- On contemporary immigrant short fiction / Natalie Friedman -- O. E. Rølvaag in his various historical contexts / Solveig Zempel -- American immigrant short fiction : an overview of recent critical resources / Robert C. Evans -- Formalism and Latino "flash fiction"/ Robert C. Evans -- Forbidden desires : interracial relationships in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Jhumpa Lahiri's short fiction / Anupama Arora -- Divinity and ekphrasis : DeLillo's short fiction, 1990 to 2015 / John Paul Russo -- Somewhat queer triangles : Yiyun Li's "The Princess of Nebraska" and "Gold Boy, Emerald Girl" / King-Kok Cheung -- The migrant writes : a reading of Ha Jin's short fiction collections Under the Red Flag and A Good Fall / Te-hsing Shan -- "Even the dead make noises" : silence and language in Ernesto Quiñonez's stories / Bridget Kevane -- Heroic insecurity in Junot Díaz's Drown and This Is How You Lose Her / David A. Colón -- Resignifying wounds through silences in Edwidge Danticat's The Dew Breaker / Rebecca Fuchs -- The constructed island : experimentation and reference in Ana Menéndez's Adios, Happy Homeland! / Alli Carlisle -- Artistry, thematic criticism, and two short stories by Randa Jarrar / Robert C. Evans -- Irony and epistolary form in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's "Mrs. Dutta Writes a Letter" and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "The Thing Around Your Neck" / Maryse Jayasuriya -- Immigration, irony, and vision in Jhumpa Lahiri's The Interpreter of Maladies / Brian Yothers -- Works of contemporary immigrant short fiction.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Immigrants' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Short stories, American -- History and criticism.
Immigrants' writings, American. (OCoLC)fst00967803
Short stories, American. (OCoLC)fst01117064
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Evans, Robert C., 1955- editor.
ISBN 9781619258327 (hardcover)
1619258323 (hardcover)

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