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In Her Mother"s House

The Politics of Asian American Mother-Daughter Writing (Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans, 6)

by Wendy Ho

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by AltaMira Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • History,
  • Asian American Literature,
  • Women As Authors (American Literature),
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • USA,
  • History and criticism,
  • American - Asian American,
  • General,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Kingston, Maxine Hong,
  • Ng, Fae Myenne,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Tan, Amy,
  • American literature,
  • United States,
  • Women Authors,
  • 20th century,
  • Asian American authors,
  • Politics and literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7924012M
    ISBN 100742503364
    ISBN 109780742503366

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