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Chapter 10: Maxine (Ting Ting) Hong Kingston (1940-)

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Maxine Hong Kingston

Primary Works

The woman warrior: memoirs of a girlhood among ghosts. NY: Knopf: distributed by Random House, 1976. CT275 K5764 A33

China men. NY: Knopf, 1980. E184.C5 K5

Through the black curtain. Berkeley: U of California, Berkeley, 1987. PS3561 .I52 Z468x

Tripmaster monkey: his fake book. NY: Knopf, 1989. PS3561 .I52 T7

The stories of Maxine Hong Kingston [videorecording]. WNET New York, WTTW Chicago, WTVS Detroit. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities, 1994. PS3561.I52 Z83x

Conversations with Maxine Hong Kingston. Eds. Paul Skenazy and Tera Martin. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 1998. PS3561 .I52 Z466

To Be the Poet. Kingston, Maxine Hong. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2002.

I love a Broad Margin to My Life. Knopf, 2010.

Selected Bibliography 1980-Present

Bloom, Harold. Asian American women writers. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1997. PS153 .A84 A83

Cheung, King-Kok. Articulate silences: Hisaye Yamamoto, Maxine Hong Kingston, Joy Kogawa , King-Kok Cheung. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1993. PS153 .A84 C48

Crow, Charles L. Maxine Hong Kingston. Boise: Boise State U, 2004.

Cutter, Martha J. Lost and Found in Translation: Contemporary Ethnic American Writing and the Politics of Language Diversity. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2005.

Danahay, Martin A. "Breaking the Silence: Symbolic Violence and the Teaching of Contemporary 'Ethnic' Autobiography." in Mickle, Mildred R. ed. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Pasadena, CA: Salem, 2010. 106-127.

De La Vars, Lauren P. "The Woman Warrior and the Hero's Journey." in Bloom, Harold. ed. The Hero's Journey. NY: Bloom's Literary Criticism, 2009. 215-223.

Dong, Lan. Mulan's Legend and Legacy in China and the United States. Philadelphia, PA: Temple UP, 2011.

Gao, Yan. The Art of Parody: Maxine Hong Kingston's Use of Chinese Sources. NY: Peter Lang, 1996.

Hagedorn, Jessica T. ed. Charlie Chan is dead: an anthology of contemporary Asian American fiction. NY: Penguin, 1993. PS647 .A75 C48

Hayashi, Robert T. "Beyond Walden Pond: Asian American Literature and the Limits of Ecocriticism," in Ingram, Annie M., Marshall, Ian, Philippon, Daniel J., Sweeting, Adam W. eds. Coming into Contact: Explorations in Ecocritical Theory and Practice. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2007. 58-75.

Hong, Maria. ed. Growing up Asian American: an anthology. NY: W. Morrow, 1993. PS508 .A8 G76

Huntley, E. D., and Kathleen G. Klein. Maxine Hong Kingston: A Critical Companion. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2001.

Lim, Shirley Geok-lin. ed. Approaches to Teaching Kingston's The Woman Warrior. NY: MLA., 1991.

Maitino, John R. and David R. Peck. eds. Teaching American ethnic literatures: nineteen essays. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 1996. PS153 .M56 T43

Simmons, Diane. Maxine Hong Kingston. NY: Twayne Publishers, 1999.

Skandera-Trombley, Laura E. ed. Critical essays on Maxine Hong Kingston. NY: G.K. Hall, 1998. PS3561 .I52 Z63

Smith, Jeanne R. Writing tricksters: mythic gambols in American ethnic literature. Berkeley: U of California P, 1997. PS374 .T7 S45

Smith, Sidonie. A poetics of women's autobiography: marginality and the fictions of self-representation. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1987. PR756 .A9 S65

Smith, Sidonie. "Maxine Hong Kingston's Woman Warrior: Filiality and Woman's Autobiographical Storytelling." in Bloom, Harold and Hobby, Blake. eds. Exploration and Colonization. NY: Bloom's Literary Criticism, 2010. 235-254.

Szmanko, Klara. Invisibility in African American and Asian American Literature: A Comparative Study. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Tokarczyk, Michelle M. Class Definitions: On the Lives and Writings of Maxine Hong Kingston, Sandra Cisneros, and Dorothy Allison. Selinsgrove, PA: Susquehanna UP, 2008.

Yep, Laurence. ed. American dragons: twenty-five Asian American voices. NY: HarperCollins, 1993. PS647 .A75 A44x

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