Betrayal and Other Acts of Subversion: Feminism, Sexual Politics, Asian American Women's Literature

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Contents
Acknowledgmentsix
1.
Introduction: Theorizing Gendered Constructions of Ethnic and National Collectivity 3
2.
To Enjoy Being a Girl: Sexuality and Partial Citizenship 37
3.
The Triumph of the Prefeminist Chinese Woman?: Incorporating Racial Difference Through Feminist Narrative 70
4.
Third World Testimony in the Era of Globalization: Le Ly Hayslip's Bad (Girl) Karma and the Art of Neutrality 115
5.
The Gendered Subject of Human Rights: Domestic Infidelity in Irrawaddy Tango and The Scent of the Gods137
Afterword: Multiplying Loyalties 168
Notes179
Works Cited197
Index209

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