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Consumption and Identity in Asian American Coming-of-Age Novels

1st Edition

By Jennifer Ho

Routledge

212 pages

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This interdisciplinary study examines the theme of consumption in Asian American literature, connection representations of cooking and eating with ethnic identity formation. Using four discrete modes of identification--historic pride, consumerism, mourning, and fusion--Jennifer Ho examines how Asian American adolescents challenge and revise their cultural legacies and experiment with alternative ethnic affiliations through their relationships to food.

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Studies in Asian Americans

Reconceptualizing Culture, History, Politics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT004030
LITERARY CRITICISM / American / Asian American
SOC043000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies