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Grao en Inglés: Estudos Lingüísticos e Literarios
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  North American Literature through its Texts
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Basic

REQUIRED READINGS:

  • 3 short stories (by Mukherjee, Divakaruni and Jen).
  • 2 autobiographical essays (by Lam and Sui Sin Far).
  • A total of 7 chapters from three books: Kingston’s The Woman Warrior, Truong’s Bitter in the Mouth, and Nguyen’s The Sympathizer.

Apart from these longer texts, which should be read before class, a few short texts (poems and excerpts) will be provided and analyzed in class.

Complementary

RECOMMENDED SECONDARY SOURCES: 
  • Sau-ling WONG: Reading Asian American Literature: From Necessity to Extravagance (Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1993)
  • King-kok CHEUNG: An Interethnic Companion to Asian American Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1997)
  • Begoña SIMAL: Identidad étnica y género en la narrativa de escritoras chinoamericanas (UDC Univ. Press, 2000)
  • Crystal PARIKH and Daniel KIM: The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015) 
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