Writing with an Accent: Contemporary Italian American Women Authors; Learning from Experience: Minority Identities, Multicultural Struggles; Transpacific Displacement: Ethnography, Translation, and Intertextual Travel in Twentieth-Century American Literature

Writing with an Accent: Contemporary Italian American Women Authors; Learning from Experience:... Writing with an Accent: Contemporary Italian American Women Authors. By Edvige Giunta. New York: Palgrave. 2002. xix, 203 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $18.95. Learning from Experience: Minority Identities, Multicultural Struggles. By Paula M. L. Moya. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2002. xii, 235 pp. Cloth, $48.00; paper, $17.95. Transpacific Displacement: Ethnography, Translation, and Intertextual Travel in Twentieth-Century American Literature. By Yunte Huang. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2002. xv, 209 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. The terrain of American ethnic studies has expanded dramatically in recent years, especially with more sustained attention to and scrutiny of canonicity, representational politics, and transnationalism. Further contributing to the field are Edvige Giunta’s Writing with an Accent, Paula Moya’s Learning from Experience, and Yunte Huang’s Transpacific Displacement. These three projects are vastly different in orientation and design, but all share an interest in exploring the epistemic significance of cultural and linguistic practices, as well as an even more fundamental goal. By drawing attention to a neglected group of writers (Giunta), by arguing for alternative theoretical approaches to ethnic writing (Moya), and by tracing transnational exchanges between Asian Book Reviews 893 and American texts (Huang), each author http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Literature Duke University Press

Writing with an Accent: Contemporary Italian American Women Authors; Learning from Experience: Minority Identities, Multicultural Struggles; Transpacific Displacement: Ethnography, Translation, and Intertextual Travel in Twentieth-Century American Literature

American Literature, Volume 75 (4) – Dec 1, 2003

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Writing with an Accent: Contemporary Italian American Women Authors. By Edvige Giunta. New York: Palgrave. 2002. xix, 203 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $18.95. Learning from Experience: Minority Identities, Multicultural Struggles. By Paula M. L. Moya. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2002. xii, 235 pp. Cloth, $48.00; paper, $17.95. Transpacific Displacement: Ethnography, Translation, and Intertextual Travel in Twentieth-Century American Literature. By Yunte Huang. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2002. xv, 209 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. The terrain of American ethnic studies has expanded dramatically in recent years, especially with more sustained attention to and scrutiny of canonicity, representational politics, and transnationalism. Further contributing to the field are Edvige Giunta’s Writing with an Accent, Paula Moya’s Learning from Experience, and Yunte Huang’s Transpacific Displacement. These three projects are vastly different in orientation and design, but all share an interest in exploring the epistemic significance of cultural and linguistic practices, as well as an even more fundamental goal. By drawing attention to a neglected group of writers (Giunta), by arguing for alternative theoretical approaches to ethnic writing (Moya), and by tracing transnational exchanges between Asian Book Reviews 893 and American texts (Huang), each author

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