書名 Imagining America : stories from the promised land / edited by Wesley Brown & Amy Ling
出版項 New York : Persea Books, ©1991
國際標準書號 0892551615
9780892551613
0892551674 (pbk.)
9780892551675 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館2F西文書區  813 Im17 1991    在架上    30500100783151
說明 xiii, 370 pages ; 25 cm
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附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-365)
I. Arriving ; In the land of the free / Sui Sin Far -- Whipping / Marita Bonner -- English lesson / Nicholasa Mohr -- German refugee / Bernard Malamud -- they won't crack it open / Kim Yong Il -- Eileen / Mary Gordon -- A wife's story / Bharati Mukherjee -- Cariboo cafe / Helena Maria Viramontes -- Immigration blues / Bienvenido Santos --
II. Belonging ; Soap and water / Anzia Yezierska -- His Grace / Mikhail Naimy -- New year for Fong Wing / Monfoon Leong -- Japanese hamlet / Toshio Mori -- Seventeen syllables / Hisaye Yamamoto -- Lesson / Toni Cade Bambara -- Death of Horatio Alger / LeRoi Jones, Amiri Baraka -- Only approved Indians can play : made in USA / Jack Forbes -- In the American society / Gish Jen --
III. Crossings ; Loudest voice / Grace Paley -- Opiate of the people / Lynne Sharon Schwartz -- Man to send rain clouds / Leslie Marmon Silko -- American horse / Louise Erdrich -- Playgroundof hostility / Howard Gordon -- El Patrón / Nash Candelaria -- Thank God for the Jews / Tahira Naqvi -- Gussuk / Mei Mei Evans -- Security / Joseph Papaleo -- Barbie-Q / Sandra Cisneros
IV. Remembering ; Old West / Richard Bausch -- Return to the source / Jo Pagano -- Elethia / Alice Walker -- Visitors, 1965 / Oscar Hijuelos -- Disappearance / Jeanne Schinto -- Chandelier / Gregory Orfalea -- Five jack cool / Michael Stephens -- Grandma's wake / Emilio Díaz Valcárcel -- To Da-Duh, in memoriam / Paule Marshall
A multicultural anthology of thirty-seven short stories written between 1900 and the early 1990s, telling of how people of African, Asian, Latino, Native American, Jewish, Middle Eastern, and European descent try to reconcile their visions of America with reality
主題 Short stories, American
American fiction -- Minority authors
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Fiction
United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Emigration and immigration -- Fiction
American fiction -- 20th century
Minorities -- Fiction
Immigrants -- Fiction
Alt Author Brown, Wesley, 1945-
Ling, Amy