Asian-American Poets: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook

Synopsis

Even though Asian American literature is enjoying an impressive critical popularity, its poetry has been a neglected area of study. This reference helps remedy that situation by providing extended entries on 48 American poets of Asian descent. The entries are arranged alphabetically and each is written by an authority in the field. Each includes a brief biography, a discussion of major works and themes, a review of the poet's critical reception, and a bibliography of primary and secondary works. The volume concludes with a selected, general bibliography. As an overview of Asian American poetry, this volume synthesizes current research and points to the urgent need for additional scholarship.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Guiyou Huang
  • Nikolas Huot
  • Purvi Shah
  • Chandrima Chakraborty
  • Xiaoping Yen
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2002