Through The Arc Of The Rain Forest

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566895049
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"Fluid and poetic as well as terrifying." —New York Times Book Review "Dazzling . . . a seamless mixture of magic realism, satire and futuristic fiction." —San Francisco Chronicle "Impressive . . . a flight of fancy through a dreamlike ...

Hemispheric American Studies

Author: Caroline F. Levander
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813543878
Size: 33.62 MB
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This is a novel that deftly illustrates the multilateral and often unpredictable
impact of various forms of globalization. As Ursula K. Heise has suggested, of
central concern to Through the Arc of the Rain Forest is the question of how
attachments ...

Letters To Memory

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566894980
Size: 43.83 MB
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Praise for Karen Tei Yamashita: "It's a stylistically wild ride, but it's smart, funny and entrancing." —NPR "Fluid and poetic as well as terrifying." —New York Times Book Review With delightful plays of voice and structure, this is ...

Cities Of Others

Author: Xiaojing Zhou
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295805420
Size: 27.28 MB
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4 For instance, the critics Ursula K. Heise and Caroline Rody both employ an
ecological concept in examining the local-global connections in Yamashita's
work, with Heise focusing on Through the Arc of the Rain Forest and Rody on
both ...

Asian American Literature

Author: Lawrence J. Trudeau
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780787602963
Size: 27.99 MB
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Yamashita is a novelist, journalist, translator, and multimedia artist, best known
for her three novels: Through the Arc of the Rain Forest (1990), Braql-Maru (1992
), and Tropic of Orange (1997). Her first two works grew out of her nine-year ...

Transnational Asian American Literature

Author: Shirley Lim
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781592134519
Size: 44.80 MB
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Her other works include Through the Arc of the Rain Forest (1990), Tropic of
Orange (1997), and Circle K Cycles (2001). My main interest was Asian
American novels, drama, poetry, and short stories about immigration,
concentration camps, ...

Circle K Cycles

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
Publisher:
ISBN:
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With skill, imagination, and wit, Yamashita defines an emerging challenge of twenty-first century global society.

Sense Of Place And Sense Of Planet

Author: Ursula K. Heise
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199887365
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Batista and Tania Aparecida (nicknamed “Cidinha”) Djapan are perhaps the most
obvious counterparts of Macunaíma and Ci in Through the Arc of the Rainforest:
the Amazon queen who turns into a constellation has become the CEO of a ...

Brazil Maru

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781566894845
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Japanese immigrants in Brazil build an isolated communal settlement in the rain forest, prey to the charisma of one man.

Moments Of Magical Realism In Us Ethnic Literatures

Author: Lyn Di Iorio Sandín
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137329246
Size: 58.95 MB
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143 Even if, as we have just seen, Through the Arc could easily have been
described in Carpentierian terms as ... inthe last section ofmy analysis,in recent
timesthree books by young Asian American writers, Through the Arc of the Rain
Forest,