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Asian American Fiction: Find Articles: Kingston, Lahiri, Okada, Yang

Some resources for doing background research on Asian American studies, history and finding literary criticism about specific authors.

Interpreter of Maladies

The Woman Warrior

No-No Boy

Books: Asian American Writers

Background Research

Keywords/themes to explore: gender, sexuality, women, girls, infanticide, women's rights, feminism, masculinity, India, class, caste system, diaspora, immigration, family, globalization, history and politics of different cultures.

Recommended Readings

Asian American Activism/Civil Rights Movement:

About Maxine Hong Kingston:

About Jhumpa Lahiri:

      Books with relevant chapters:

American Born Chinese

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