New Immigrant Literatures in the United States: A Sourcebook to Our Multicultural Literary Heritage

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For Filipino American writers, the creation of prose or poetry has often been a matter of balancing local issues with global issues and political concerns with the ongoing questions and problems of artistic form. This "balance" no doubt, at times, takes on the contour of a razor's edge. Some Filipino writers in the United States will choose to see their work as independent of national, canonical, and generic boundaries. Some will focus on local coalitions and community issues, while others will choose to range more widely, drawing lines of cultural and political connection between both shores of the Philippines and the United States. All of these threads of literary work come together to form a complex and variegated tapestry of Filipino American literature.


SELECTED PRIMARY BIBLIOGRAPHY

Alegre Edilberto N., and Doreen G. Fernandez, eds. The Writer and His Milieu. Manila: De La Salle University, 1984.

Ancheta Shirley, Jaime Jacinto, and Jeff Tagami, eds. Without Names: A Collection of Poems [by] Bay Area Pilipino American Writers. San Francisco: Kearny Street Workshop Press, 1985.

Asian Women United of California. Making Waves: An Anthology of Writings by and about Asian American Women. Boston: Beacon Press, 1989.

Bacho Peter. Cebu. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1991.

Brainard Cecilia Manguerra. Song of Yvonne. Quezon City: New Day, 1991.

-----. When the Rainbow Goddess Wept. New York: Dutton, 1994.

-----, ed. Fiction by Filipinos in America. Quezon City: New Day, 1993.

Bruchac Joseph, ed. Breaking Silence: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Poets. Greenfield Center, NY: Greenfield Review Press, 1983.

Bulosan Carlos. Sound of Falling Light: Letters in Exile. Ed. Dolores S. Feria. Quezon City: Dilliman Review, University of the Philippines, 1960.

-----. America Is in the Heart. 1946. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1973.

-----. The Philippines Is in the Heart. Quezon City, Philippines: New Day, 1978.

-----. If You Want to Know What We Are: A Carlos Bulosan Reader. Ed. E. San Juan Jr . Minneapolis: West End Press, 1983.

-----. The Power of the People. Afterword, E. San Juan. 1977. Manila: National Book Store, 1986.

-----. The Cry and the Dedication. Ed. E. San Juan Jr. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1995.

-----. On Becoming Filipino: Selected Writings by Carlos Bulosan. Ed. E. San Juan Jr . Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1995.

Cerenio Virginia. Trespassing Innocence: Poems by Virginia Cerenio. San Francisco: Kearny Street Workshop Press, 1989.

Chin Frank, et al., eds. Aiiieeeee! An Anthology of Asian-American Writers. 1974. Washington, DC: Howard University Press, 1983.

Chin Marilyn, ed. Dissident Song: A Contemporary Asian American Anthology. Santa Cruz: University of California Press, 1991.

Concepcion Marcelo de Gracia. Azucena. New York: Putnam's, 1925.

Francia Luis, ed. Brown River, White Ocean: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Philippine Literature in English. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1993.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgments v
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xi
  • Introduction xiii
  • Works Cited xix
  • I - Asian-American Literatures 1
  • 1 - Arab-American Literature 3
  • Conclusion 15
  • Notes 15
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 16
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 17
  • 2 - Armenian-American Literature Khachig Tololyan 19
  • Conclusion 37
  • Notes 39
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 40
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 41
  • 3 - Chinese-American Literature 43
  • Introduction 43
  • Notes 62
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 62
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 63
  • 4 - Filipino American Literature Nerissa Balce-Cortes and Jean Vengua Gier 67
  • Conclusion 84
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 86
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 87
  • 5 - Indian-American Literature 91
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 105
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 107
  • 6 - Iranian-American Literature Nasrin Rahimieh 109
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 122
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 123
  • 7 - Japanese-American Literature Benzi Zhang 125
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 140
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 141
  • 8 - Korean-American Literature 143
  • Conclusion 151
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 152
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 154
  • 9 - Pakistani-American Literature Sunil Sharma 159
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 164
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 167
  • II - Caribbean-American Literatures 169
  • 10 - Anglophone Caribbean-American Literature 171
  • 11 - Cuban-American Literature 187
  • Conclusion 203
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 204
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 205
  • 12 - Dominican-American Literature 207
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 216
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 218
  • 13 - Puerto Rican-American Literature Carrie Tirado Bramen 221
  • Conclusion 234
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 234
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 237
  • III - European-American Literatures 241
  • 14 - Finnish-American Literature 243
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 251
  • 15 - Greek-American Literature 253
  • Conclusion 259
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 259
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 261
  • 16 - Irish-American Literature 265
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 276
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 279
  • 17 - Italian/American Literature 281
  • Conclusion 287
  • Notes 290
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 291
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 292
  • 18 - Jewish-American Literature 295
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 305
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 307
  • 19 - Sephardic Jewish-American Literature 309
  • Introduction 309
  • Conclusion 313
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 314
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 316
  • 20 - Polish-American Literature 319
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 326
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 327
  • 21 - Slovak-American and Czech-American Literature 329
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 337
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 338
  • IV Mexican-American Literatures 339
  • 22 - Mexican-American Literature Ada Savin 341
  • Conclusion 357
  • Notes 359
  • Selected Primary Bibliography 360
  • Selected Secondary Bibliography 362
  • Selected Bibliography 367
  • Index 371
  • About the Contributors 383
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