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ASIAN AMERICAN DERELICTION, SELF-DECEPTION, SERVILITY


ASIAN AMERICAN DERELICTION & SERVILITY: With reflections on Jessica Hagedorn’s Dream Jungle and Bienvenido Santos’  What the hell for you left your heart in San Francisco By E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute, Harvard University The starting … Continue reading

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WAR AND PEACE IN KINGSTON’S NOVEL, THE FIFTH BOOK OF PEACE (Expanded Version)


DIALECTICS OF AESTHETICS AND POLITICS IN MAXINE HONG KINGSTON’S THE FIFTH BOOK OF PEACE By E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Fellow, W.E.B.Du Bois Institute, Harvard University After the end of the Cold War at the beginning of the new millennium, September … Continue reading

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ON MAXINE HONG KINGSTON’S THE FIFTH BOOK OF PEACE


DIALECTICS OF WAR AND PEACE IN Maxine Hong Kingston’s THE FIFTH BOOK OF PEACE By E. San Juan, Jr. Fellow, W.E. B. Du Bois Institute Harvard University In 1992, a postmodernist critic pontificated on the dispersed and disjunctive text of … Continue reading

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