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Maxine Hong Kingston (Contemporary World Writers)

by Helena Grice

  • 166 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Women Authors,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • USA,
  • American - Asian American,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Asian American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7840265M
    ISBN 100719064023
    ISBN 109780719064029

    On Memorial Day weekend, the JOURNAL presents an illuminating interview with Maxine Hong Kingston, acclaimed author of many books including the award-winning THE WOMAN WARRIOR and her latest book. In both books Maxine Hong Kingston mines her family’s past and her culture’s stories, weaving myth and memory to fashion works of enormous revelatory ers: K.

    About Maxine Hong Kingston. Maxine Hong Kingston is the author of The Woman Warrior, China Men, and The Fifth Book of Peace, among other works. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Book Award, the National Book Critics .   Maxine Hong Kingston is Senior Lecturer for Creative Writing at the University of California, Berkeley. For her memoirs and fiction, The Fifth Book .

      The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts offers a fascinating opportunity to discuss the Chinese-American experience, as well as gender roles, families and writing in general. Maxine Hong Kingston is a wonderful storyteller, and the myths and personal memories are equally entertaining.4/5. Acclaimed author Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior broke new ground when it was first published 35 years ago, weaving autobiography, history, folklore, and fantasy in to a candid and revelatory story about the daughter of Chinese immigrants in midth century California.


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Maxine Hong Kingston Maxine Hong Kingston book 34 books on Goodreads with ratings. Maxine Hong Kingston’s most popular book is The Lover.

“A classic, for a reason” – Celeste Ng via Twitter In her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world and self, of hot rage and cool published init has become a classic in its innovative portrayal of multiple and intersecting identities—immigrant, female.

She has written one novel, Tripmaster Monkey, a story depicting a character She was born as Maxine Ting Ting Hong to a laundry house owner in Stockton, California. She was the third of eight children, and the first among them born in the United States. Her mother trained as a midwife at the To Keung School of Midwifery in Canton/5.

Maxine Hong Kingston, American writer, much of whose work is rooted in her experiences as a first-generation Chinese American. Her notable books included the memoirs The Woman Warrior, China Men, and I Love a Broad Margin to My Life.

Learn more about Kingston’s life and work. Looking for books by Maxine Hong Kingston. See all books authored by Maxine Hong Kingston, including The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts, and China Men, and more on Maxine Hong Kingston’s "The Woman Warrior" Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior is a widely read memoir first published in The fancifully narrated postmodern autobiography is regarded as an important feminist : Linda Napikoski.

The Woman Warrior Book Summary: In her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world and self, of hot rage and cool analysis.

First published init has become a classic in its innovative portrayal of multiple and intersecting identities—immigrant, female, Chinese, American. Maxine Hong Kingston, in this book and its companion, China Men, gives us one of the very best depictions of what it means to be a second generation inhabitant of this land when your parents have come from a totally alien by: The daughter of Chinese immigrants, poet, memoirist, and fiction writer Maxine Hong Kingston was born in Stockton, California, and educated at the University of California–Berkeley.

Kingston is the author of the book-length poem I Love a Broad Margin to My Life (). In her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world and self, of hot rage and cool : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Many years later Maxine Hong Kingston wrote a Fourth Book of Peace, but it too was burned--in the catastrophic Berkeley-Oakland Hills fire ofa fire that coincided with the death of her by: The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts is a book written by Chinese American author Maxine Hong Kingston and published by Alfred A.

Knopf in The book blends autobiography with old Chinese : Maxine Hong Kingston. In her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world and self, of hot rage and cool s: by Maxine Hong Kingston ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept.

17, How closely they guarded their lives, those Chinese-Americans pressing the clothes, so that we were never able to focus on them or comprehend their outlook.

Free download or read online China Men pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Maxine Hong Kingston. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, cultural story are.

The book has been awarded with Pulitzer Prize Nominee for /5. And finally, “Maxine Hong Kingston has defended her revision of Chinese history, culture, and childhood literature and myth by by restating a white racist stereotype” (29). One might question whether Chin’s remarks were just a matter of professional jealousy; his own writings did not receive the popular acclaim of Kingston’s.

Maxine Hong Kingston Biography Maxine Hong Kingston, an eminent memoirist and a celebrated Chinese-American autobiographer, is best known for The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts () and its companion volume, China Men (). The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Maxine Hong Kingston grew up in California.

Her first book, The Woman Warrior, blended fiction, memoir and myth in innovative ways. A Author: Maya Jaggi. Winner, National Book Awards Maxine Hong Kingston was born to Chinese immigrant parents in Stockton, California in and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley.

A long-time member of the Berkeley faculty, she is currently Senior Lecturer for Creative Writing. 'The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts' by Maxine Hong Kingston. Courtesy of Vintage Books “‘The Woman Warrior’ is but the. Divided into five chapters, each of which is more or less self-contained, Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior explores the many forms of adversity that women face.

Kingston uses women's stories to explore her own cultural history. Celeste Ng, author of “Little Fires Everywhere,” and Maxine Hong Kingston, author of "The Woman Warrior," join Jeffrey Brown to answer reader questions about our August pick for the NewsHour-New.The Woman Warrior Maxine Kingston.

The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts is Maxine Hong Kingston’s first and most famous book. It was published in to great critical acclaim, winning the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction.