自虐の向こう側へ--リン・ディンとマイノリティ文学  [in Japanese] Beyond self-satire: Linh Dinh and contemporary American ethnic fiction  [in Japanese]

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The main concern of contemporary ethnic fiction in the United States has been the opposition between the ethnic group to which the author and/or characters belong and the mainstream American society. In the 1980s and 1990s, the decades which saw the rise of so many -- predominantly female -- writers from various minority backgrounds, ethnic literature tended to champion values and traditions of the writer's own ethnicity and deprecate those of the mainstream society. This sometimes resulted in simplistic self-affirmation, a trap into which lesser writers tended to fall. Better writers, however, including Maxine Hong Kingston (Chinese-American) and Sandra Cisneros (Chicano-American), managed to evade this trap by somehow relativizing their own viewpoint. Among newer writers appearing in the twenty-first century, the Vietnamese-American writer Linh Dinh presents an interesting case: Dinh satirizes his own background just as fiercely as mainstream American culture, and out of this double satire appears a paradoxical sense of celebration.Articles

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  • Реникса

    Реникса (1), 79-88, 2009

    現代文芸論研究室

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    40018717923
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA1243121X
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • Article Type
    departmental bulletin paper
  • Journal Type
    大学紀要
  • NDL Article ID
    11003319
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZK21(言語・文学)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z71-Y286
  • Data Source
    NDL  IR 
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