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The Woman Warrior Review
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This is a review essay of the book ‘The Woman Warrior: A Case Book’ by Maxine Hong Kingston. It is a volume of Oxford’s casebooks and it collects key documents and criticism on one of the most read literary text in American institutions of education. However, this new series focuses on primarily on fiction by multicultural authors. Compiling a casebook is mainly a stressing task because it involves the tedious task of excluding many important studies from the main documents…...
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The Woman Warrior Essay
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Asian American women’s writing came of age in the 1970s and 1980s. Most of these women writers were middle- or upper-class, well-educated women. This fact is reflected in the development of Asian American memoir/fiction-as-theory and can be seen in the works of Maxine Hong Kingston. Maxine Hong Kingston utilizes the Chinese tradition of “talking-story” as a structuring device within her prose narratives. “Talking-story,” as its name suggests, is the female Chinese practice of telling stories, often from one generation to…...
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