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The Great Country of Asia

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Title:The Great Country of Asia
Authors:Pagan, Nicole
Contributors:Pak, Gary (advisor)
English (department)
Keywords:Creative writing
Asian literature
Asian American
Experimental Fiction
Hollywood
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Representation
Short Stories
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Date Issued:2019
Publisher:University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Abstract:The Great Country of Asia is a collection of five short stories — “Café-22,” “The Avocado Tree,” “In Fashion,” “The Neighbor,” and “Where We Are,” each with an Asian American protagonist at its center. The stories are cultural critiques that tackle themes exclusive to critical theory like typecasting, the relationship between visibility and silence, Orientalism, and more. Within this project you will find stories that address the elements and major works that had paved the foundation for the creative work that I wanted to write, as well as acknowledge the necessity for representation of Asian American stories in Western media. These stories are created with the intent to share a dialogue, contributing to a bigger conversation, and not be the singular definition of it.
Description:M.A. Thesis. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa 2019
Pages/Duration:128 pages
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/63119
Rights:All UHM dissertations and theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission from the copyright owner.
Appears in Collections: M.A. - English


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