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The Woman Warrior

With an introduction by Xiaolu Gao. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for non-fiction 1976

With an introduction by Xiaolu Guo
A classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight into the life of an immigrant in America.
When we Chinese girls listened to the adults talking-story, we learned that we failed if we grew up to be but wives or slaves. We could be heroines, swordswomen.
Throughout her childhood, Maxine Hong Kingston listened to her mother's mesmerizing tales of a China where girls are worthless, tradition is exalted and only a strong, wily woman can scratch her way upwards. Growing up in a changing America, surrounded by Chinese myth and memory, this is her story of two cultures and one trenchant, lyrical journey into womanhood.
Complex and beautiful, angry and adoring, Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior is a seminal piece of writing about emigration and identity. It won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1976 and is widely hailed as a feminist classic.
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This is a delightful book . . . tells more than I ever imagined about the strangeness of being Chinese and a woman; it also gives a superb account of what it's like simply to be alive Victoria Radin New Society
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Maxine Hong Kingston is a Chinese-American writer of fiction and non-fiction. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 192
Erscheinungsdatum 01.01.2015
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-4472-7522-0
Reihe Picador Classics
Verlag Pan Macmillan
Maße (L/B/H) 195/128/25 mm
Gewicht 231
Verkaufsrang 5.694
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