The Woman Warrior Book
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The Woman Warrior


  • Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307759337

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The Woman Warrior Book Description :

In her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world and self, of hot rage and cool analysis. First published in 1976, it has become a classic in its innovative portrayal of multiple and intersecting identities—immigrant, female, Chinese, American. As a girl, Kingston lives in two confounding worlds: the California to which her parents have immigrated and the China of her mother’s “talk stories.” The fierce and wily women warriors of her mother’s tales clash jarringly with the harsh reality of female oppression out of which they come. Kingston’s sense of self emerges in the mystifying gaps in these stories, which she learns to fill with stories of her own. A warrior of words, she forges fractured myths and memories into an incandescent whole, achieving a new understanding of her family’s past and her own present.

Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior Book

Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior


  • Author : Sau-ling Cynthia Wong
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 193
  • ISBN 10 : 0195116542

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Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior Book Description :

With the continued expansion of the literary canon, multicultural works of modern literary fiction and autobiography have assumed an increasing importance for students and scholars of American literature. This exciting new series assembles key documents and criticism concerning these works that have so recently become central components of the American literature curriculum. Each casebook will reprint documents relating to the work's historical context and reception, present the best in critical essays, and when possible, feature an interview of the author. The series will provide, for the first time, an accessible forum in which readers can come to a fuller understanding of these contemporary masterpieces and the unique aspects of American ethnic, racial, or cultural experience that they so ably portray. This case book presents a thought-provoking overview of critical debates surrounding The Woman Warrior, perhaps the best known Asian American literary work. The essays deal with such issues as the reception by various interpretive communities, canon formation, cultural authenticity, fictionality in autobiography, and feminist and poststructuralist subjectivity. The eight essays are supplemented an interview with the author and a bibliography.

In Search of the Woman Warrior Book

In Search of the Woman Warrior


  • Author : Richard J. Lane
  • Publisher : Element Books, Limited
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015054183614

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In Search of the Woman Warrior Book Description :

The authors present the many Warrior Women figures seen throughout history & literature, & a system for determining your Warrior Woman personality.

Be a Woman Warrior Book

Be a Woman Warrior


  • Author :
  • Publisher : Lynn Anderson
  • Release Date : 2011-03-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781613640319

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The Woman Warrior Book

The Woman Warrior


  • Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2014-12-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781447275237

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The Woman Warrior Book Description :

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.

CliffsNotes on Kingston s Woman Warrior Book

CliffsNotes on Kingston s Woman Warrior


  • Author : Soon-Leng Chua
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2004-03-15
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 110
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544184602

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CliffsNotes on Kingston s Woman Warrior Book Description :

This is a powerful study of what it is like to grow up Chinese in America. The dichotomy of values and the cleaving of a life in two cultures, which must yet be lived in one united whole, make this both compelling and informative.

Beauty Or Beast  Book

Beauty Or Beast


  • Author : Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-06-17
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 309
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199558230

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Beauty Or Beast Book Description :

Encompassing literature, theatre, opera, and art Beauty or Beast? explores representations of the transgressive and frightening figure of the woman warrior in German culture. Watanabe-O'Kelly examines some of the most compelling works of Western culture - Cranach's and Klimt's paintings of Judith, Schiller's Joan of Arc, Hebbel's Judith, Wagner's Brünnhilde, Fritz Lang's Brünhild, and the ways in which women writers come to engage with theseimaginings.

America s First Woman Warrior Book

America s First Woman Warrior


  • Author : Lucy Freeman
  • Publisher : Continuum
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015048757291

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America s First Woman Warrior Book Description :

Relates how Deborah Sampson, disguised as a man, fought with the Continental Army during the Revolution

Fa Mulan Book

Fa Mulan


  • Author : Robert D. San Souci
  • Publisher : Turtleback
  • Release Date : 2000-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0606182578

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Fa Mulan Book Description :

A retelling of the original Chinese poem in which a brave young girl masquerades as a boy and fights the Tartars in the Khan's army.

The Warrior Within Book

The Warrior Within


  • Author : Rev. Valerie G. Boyd
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-06
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 52
  • ISBN 10 : 9781664200050

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The Warrior Within Book Description :

Life as a woman and believer in Christ, has many challenges. I’m a Dakota Sioux native woman who lives and works on my home Indian reservation in northeast Montana. Being a minister and an elementary educator and college professor has it’s challenges. I decided to write about every day challenges and how we as women can rise to the woman warrior God has placed within us. This devotional comprises 40 days of living everyday life to inspire, encourage and empower women.

The Women s Warrior Society Book

The Women s Warrior Society


  • Author : Lois Beardslee
  • Publisher : University of Arizona Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 138
  • ISBN 10 : 0816526729

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The Women s Warrior Society Book Description :

The WomenÕs Warrior Society is a remarkable gathering of characters and voices used to expose truths about Native American life. In tightly woven prose, Lois Beardslee tells stories about people from all over North America and from either side of the line between abused and abuser. Both individual and archetypal, Native and non-Native, male and female, her characters take up arms against widely accepted stereotypes about Native people. The women warriors in these tales have lived through a variety of mishaps, experiencing the consequences brought on by misinformation and the misguided efforts of institutions and individuals. Armed with this experience, they gather in unlikely ÒsweatlodgesÓÑfrom kitchen tables to public librariesÑtransforming into she-wolves who, lips curled, snarl at their own victimization and assert that hope for future generations is maintained through creativity, determination, and the preservation of traditional values. This is political writing at its most honest and creative. BeardsleeÕs style is poetic and lyrical, and her voice, shifting as it does, both grips us with terrible tone and comforts us with familiar assurance. A fierce call to action, this book reads like a song cycleÑboth singing to us and demanding that we sing in response. Beardslee creates new strategies and measures of success. Her warriors dance, bark, howl, and transform themselves in unexpected ways that invoke tears, laughter, even awe. They are, above all, driven, successful, and eternally hopeful.

From Girl to Woman Book

From Girl to Woman


  • Author : Christy Rishoi
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2003-03-27
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 0791457214

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From Girl to Woman Book Description :

Examines the crucial role that coming-of-age narratives have played in American feminism.

Woman  Warrior  Queen Book

Woman Warrior Queen


  • Author : Clara Barton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-03
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 10 : 1798451352

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Woman Warrior Queen Book Description :

Cool writing journals with interesting and motivational quotes are the best choice for women and girls wants to go spend their life with power. Get this amazing sarcastic and hilarious journal and take it to work with you. Write all your important tasks, activities, and daily schedule in this journal and plan your entire day. 6x9 is the perfect size for handling. With matte finish and high quality white paper, this makes up to be the best journal you can get to plan your everyday routine. Maintaining a writing journal is a healthy activity.

Hua Mulan Book

Hua Mulan


  • Author : Jiang Wei
  • Publisher : Asiapac Books Pte Ltd
  • Release Date : 2018-08-14
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9789812298874

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Hua Mulan Book Description :

This book tells of the inspirational story of Hua MuIan, the legendary Chinese female warrior who pledges to fight for her family and country in the most unusual way: by disguising herself as a man – a filial "son" who takes the place of her aged and sick father at the battlefront. Quick-witted and well-skilled in martial arts, Hua Mulan fights valiantly and scores many victories throughout her many years in the army, never once having her real identity revealed. It is only until after the war, however, that our heroine reveals the truth. Stunned by the revelation and greatly moved by her story, Mulan's comrades express their utmost respect and admiration for her great courage and skills, not least her loyalty and devotion to family and country. The story of Hua Mulan has inspired countless generations through the centuries. With stirring and unforgettable scenes brought vividly to life by creators Xu Deyuan and Jiang Wei, this comic book captures the legendary Chinese heroine at her most brilliant, ensuring that the legend of Mulan, that most enduring symbol of loyalty and filial piety, continues to live on.

Jiang Li Book

Jiang Li


  • Author : Lenora Good
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010-10-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN 10 : 0981969690

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Jiang Li Book Description :

Set in the Warring States period, Jiang Li, Warrior Woman of Yueh tells the story of one of the epic battles of Ancient Chinabetween the enemy states of Yueh and Wu. Marked by the magic of White Tiger Mother and trained to use the staff by the great mountain ape, Grandfather Wang, Jiang Li grows into a beautiful woman, loved by all in Yueh who meet her. Faced with the choice of becoming concubine to the Prince whom she loves, or a warrior and savior of Yueh, she forfeits love of a man for love of her country. While Jiang Li trains to save the State of Yueh, another woman warrior, Brother Rat, trains to save her State of Wu. The two women meet in dreams, and by the time they meet in life, they have become friends who must fight to the death.

Maxine Hong Kingston s Broken Book of Life Book

Maxine Hong Kingston s Broken Book of Life


  • Author : Maureen Sabine
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release Date : 2004-02-29
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 0824827848

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Maxine Hong Kingston s Broken Book of Life Book Description :

The numerous studies of Maxine Hong Kingston's touchstone work The Woman Warrior fail to take into account the stories in China Men, which were largely written together with those in The Woman Warrior but later published separately. Although Hong Kingston's decision to separate the male and female narratives enabled readers to see the strength of the resulting feminist point of view in The Woman Warrior, the author has steadily maintained that to understand the book fully it was necessary to read its male companion text. Maureen Sabine's ambitious study of The Woman Warrior and China Men aims to bring these divided texts back together with a close reading that looks for the textual traces of the father in The Woman Warrior and shows how the daughter narrator tracks down his history in China Men. She considers theories of intertextuality that open up the possibility of a dynamic interplay between the two books and suggests that the Hong family women and men may be struggling for dialogue with each other even when they appear textually silent or apart.

Reading with a Difference Book

Reading with a Difference


  • Author : Arthur F. Marotti
  • Publisher : Wayne State University Press
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 0814324932

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Reading with a Difference Book Description :

"Reading with a Difference is a collection of eighteen essays that examines how issues of gender, race, and cultural identity inform texts from the seventeenth century to the present. Together the contributions document recent significant shifts occurring in the theoretical approach to the texts they study and illustrate how shifts in each of these categories affect how the others are viewed." "The first section of this anthology explores the notion that identity - particularly gender identity - is a cultural construct. The essays in the second section consider ways in which race and gender intersect with cultural identity and how encounters between different cultures challenge any identity constructed in isolation." "First published in the journal Criticism, these essays offer no blueprint for reading. Instead they encourage a rereading of canonical texts and a questioning of how these texts face matters of gender, race, and cultural identity; how they respond to the differences and the incongruities within the cultures from which they arise; and to which they speak."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Maxine Hong Kingston Book

Maxine Hong Kingston


  • Author : E. D. Huntley
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN 10 : 0313308772

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Maxine Hong Kingston Book Description :

Examines the fiction and role in introducing the Asian American experience to mainstream readers through Maxine Hong Kinston and her three narrative works.

Failed Feminist to Woman Warrior Book

Failed Feminist to Woman Warrior


  • Author : Louise Laemmlen
  • Publisher : Booklocker.com
  • Release Date : 2012-03-01
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 10 : 162141227X

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Failed Feminist to Woman Warrior Book Description :

In FAILED FEMINIST TO WOMAN WARRIOR: A Rise to Motherhood, Louise Laemmlen offers an irreverent glance into parenthood. When she begins to realize that becoming a mother is a "demotion" in the eyes of the working world, she struggles to craft a new identity for herself. Her memoir can help you navigate the territory of family life and the unexpected pitfalls, while honoring your children and landing on your own two feet at the end.

Transnational  National  and Personal Voices Book

Transnational National and Personal Voices


  • Author : Elisabetta Marino
  • Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 259
  • ISBN 10 : 3825882780

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Transnational National and Personal Voices Book Description :

"The growing heterogeneity of Asian American and Asian diasporic voices has also given rise to variegated theoretical approaches to these literatures. This book attempts to encompass both the increasing awareness of diasporic and transnational issues, and more ""traditional"" analyses of Asian American culture and literature. Thus, the articles in this collection range from investigations into the politics of literary and cinematic representation, to ""digging"" into the past through ""literary archeology"", or analyzing how ""consequential"" bodies can be in recent literature by Asian American and Asian diasporic women writers. The book closes with an interview with critic and writer Shirley Lim, where she insightfully deals with these ""transnational, national, and personal"" issues. Elisabetta Marino is Assistant Professor of English literature at the University of Rome ""Tor Vergata"". Her main fields of interest are Asian American and Asian British literature, children's literature, Italian American literature. Begoña Simal is Assistant Professor of English literature at the Universidade da Coruña, Spain. She has published critical work on both Asian American literature and comparative ""cross-ethnic"" studies. "