Asian American Novelists: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook

Synopsis

As a distinct area of literary study, Asian American literature now enjoys a level of critical recognition that was unimaginable when academic interest in the field began modestly some 25 years ago. Part of this recognition stems from the increasing contributions of Asian American novelists, whose works continue to capture growing levels of popular attention. This reference book provides alphabetically arranged entries for 70 Asian American novelists. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and provides a short biography, a discussion of major works and themes, an overview of the novelist's critical reception, and a bibliography of primary and secondary sources. In addition, the volume concludes with a selected, general bibliography.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Geoffrey Kain
  • Brunda Moka-dias
  • Rhonda Brock-servais
  • Ymitri Jayasundera
  • Eleanor Ty
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2000