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Troubling borders : an anthology of art and literature by Southeast Asian women in the diaspora /

edited by Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, Lan Duong, Mariam B. Lam, and Kathy L. Nguyen.

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Names: Pelaud, Isabelle Thuy, | Duong, Lan P., | Lam, Mariam B., | Nguyễn, Kathy L.,
Vernacular: �2014
Nguy��en, Kathy L., editor of compilation.
Published: Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2014]
Topics: Southeast Asian literature (English) - Women authors - History and criticism. | Women and literature - Southeast Asia. | Women artists - Southeast Asia. | South Asian diaspora in literature. | Frauenliteratur | Frauenlyrik | Englisch | Kurzepik | Skönlitteratur - konst - asiatiska kvinnor - Förenta staterna - 2000-talet. | Fiction - art - Asian women - United States - 21st century. | Kvinnliga författare. | Kvinnor och litteratur. | Kvinnliga konstnärer. | Fiction - art - Asian women - United States - 21st century.
Regions: Southeast Asia. | Südostasiaten | Sydostasien.
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Physical Description: xiv, 276 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9780295993195 (cloth ;
0295993197 (cloth ;
Copyright: ©2014
Summary: "Pairing image and text, Troubling Borders showcases creative writing and visual artworks by sixty-one women of Vietnamese, Cambodian, Lao, Thai, and Filipino ancestry. The collection features compelling storytelling that troubles the borders of categorization and reflects the multilayered experience of Southeast Asian women. The diverse voices featured here have been shaped by colonization, wars, globalization, and militarization. For some of these women on the margins of the margin, crafting and showing their work is a bold act in itself. Their provocative and accessible creations tell unique stories, provide a sharp contrast to familiar stereotypes-Southeast Asian women as exotic sex symbols, dragon ladies, prostitutes, and 'bar girls'--And serve as entry points for broader discussions on questions of history, memory, and identity"--Publisher's website.
Other Names: Pelaud, Isabelle Thuy, 1965- editor.
Duong, Lan P., 1972- editor.
Lam, Mariam B., editor.
Nguyễn, Kathy L., editor.
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More Details for: Troubling borders : an anthology of art