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The Resource Women's issues in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club, Gary Wiener, book editor

Women's issues in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club, Gary Wiener, book editor

Label
Women's issues in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club
Title
Women's issues in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club
Statement of responsibility
Gary Wiener, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents essays that examine women's issues in "The Joy Luck Club," discussing such topics as gender and ethnic identity, female empowerment, cultural conflict, and stereotypes about immigrant women
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3570.A48
LC item number
J638 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wiener, Gary
Series statement
Social issues in literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tan, Amy
  • Women in literature
  • Chinese American women in literature
  • Mothers and daughters in literature
Label
Women's issues in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club, Gary Wiener, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-187) and index
Contents
  • Tan turns autobiography into powerful fiction
  • Amy Ling
  • 3. The
  • Joy Luck Club is not strictly autobiographical
  • Amy Tan
  • ch. 2. The
  • Joy Luck Club and women's issues
  • 1.
  • Tan's young women must rediscover their Chinese identity
  • Walter Shear
  • Introduction
  • 2.
  • June's symbolic journey to discover her ethnic identity
  • Zenobia Mistri
  • 3.
  • Damaged by their mothers' high expectations
  • Wendy Ho
  • 4.
  • Storytelling reconciles mothers and daughters
  • Gloria Shen
  • 5. The
  • Chronology
  • maternal line of descent dominates The Joy Luck Club
  • Helena Grice
  • 6.
  • Mother/daughter relationships in the post women's liberation era
  • Bonnie Braendlin
  • 7.
  • Female empowerment in The Joy Luck Club
  • Patricia P. Chu --
  • ch. 1.
  • Background on Amy Tan
  • 1. The
  • life of Amy Tan/
  • Laurie Champion
  • 2.
  • Yuan Shu
  • 11.
  • Tan portrays strong Asian women
  • Jean Lau Chin
  • ch. 3.
  • Contemporary perspectives on women's issues
  • 1.
  • Mothers are society's scapegoats
  • Paula Caplan
  • 2.
  • 8.
  • Asian American women must overcome limiting cultural stereotypes
  • Nikki A. Toyama
  • 3.
  • Bioculturalism leads to one woman's acceptance of bisexuality
  • Beverly Yuen Thompson
  • 4.
  • Asian women are still not completely accepted in the United States
  • Iris Chang
  • 5.
  • More women are working, but job equality remains elusive
  • Tan's beginning rejects stereotypes about immigrant women
  • International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • 6.
  • Feminism is not dead, just evolving
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton
  • For further discussion
  • For further reading
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Catherine Romagnolo
  • 9.
  • Empowerment through woman-to-woman bonding
  • Leslie Bow
  • 10.
  • Asian American gender stereotypes in The Joy Luck Club
Control code
ocn154682084
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9780737738988
Lccn
2007938436
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)154682084
Label
Women's issues in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club, Gary Wiener, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-187) and index
Contents
  • Tan turns autobiography into powerful fiction
  • Amy Ling
  • 3. The
  • Joy Luck Club is not strictly autobiographical
  • Amy Tan
  • ch. 2. The
  • Joy Luck Club and women's issues
  • 1.
  • Tan's young women must rediscover their Chinese identity
  • Walter Shear
  • Introduction
  • 2.
  • June's symbolic journey to discover her ethnic identity
  • Zenobia Mistri
  • 3.
  • Damaged by their mothers' high expectations
  • Wendy Ho
  • 4.
  • Storytelling reconciles mothers and daughters
  • Gloria Shen
  • 5. The
  • Chronology
  • maternal line of descent dominates The Joy Luck Club
  • Helena Grice
  • 6.
  • Mother/daughter relationships in the post women's liberation era
  • Bonnie Braendlin
  • 7.
  • Female empowerment in The Joy Luck Club
  • Patricia P. Chu --
  • ch. 1.
  • Background on Amy Tan
  • 1. The
  • life of Amy Tan/
  • Laurie Champion
  • 2.
  • Yuan Shu
  • 11.
  • Tan portrays strong Asian women
  • Jean Lau Chin
  • ch. 3.
  • Contemporary perspectives on women's issues
  • 1.
  • Mothers are society's scapegoats
  • Paula Caplan
  • 2.
  • 8.
  • Asian American women must overcome limiting cultural stereotypes
  • Nikki A. Toyama
  • 3.
  • Bioculturalism leads to one woman's acceptance of bisexuality
  • Beverly Yuen Thompson
  • 4.
  • Asian women are still not completely accepted in the United States
  • Iris Chang
  • 5.
  • More women are working, but job equality remains elusive
  • Tan's beginning rejects stereotypes about immigrant women
  • International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • 6.
  • Feminism is not dead, just evolving
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton
  • For further discussion
  • For further reading
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Catherine Romagnolo
  • 9.
  • Empowerment through woman-to-woman bonding
  • Leslie Bow
  • 10.
  • Asian American gender stereotypes in The Joy Luck Club
Control code
ocn154682084
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9780737738988
Lccn
2007938436
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)154682084

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