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The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior
  • Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-09-01
  • Total pages :224
  • ISBN : 9780307759337
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Summary : “A classic, for a reason” – Celeste Ng via Twitter 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.

The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior
  • Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1989
  • Total pages :209
  • ISBN : 9780679721888
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Summary : An account of growing up female and Chinese-American in California.

Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior

Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior
  • Author : Sau-ling Cynthia Wong
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1999
  • Total pages :193
  • ISBN : 0195116542
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Summary : 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.

The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior
  • Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-12-15
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 9781447275237
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Summary : 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.

The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior
  • Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005
  • Total pages :541
  • ISBN : UVA:X004860336
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Summary : A first-generation Chinese-American woman recounts growing up in America within a tradition-bound Chinese family and confronted with Chinese ghosts from the past and non-Chinese ghosts of the present in The Woman Warrior and describes the Chinese experience in the U.S. through incidents from her childhood, the history of early Chinese immigrants, and Chinese myths and tales in China Men. 12,500 first printing.

A study guide for Maxine Hong Kingston's "Women Warrior: Memoirs of Girlhood Among Ghosts"

A study guide for Maxine Hong Kingston's 'Women Warrior: Memoirs of Girlhood Among Ghosts'
  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-03-13
  • Total pages :15
  • ISBN : 9781410320605
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Summary : A study guide for Maxine Hong Kingston's "Women Warrior: Memoirs of Girlhood Among Ghosts", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary themes for Students: War and Peace series. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary themes for Students: War and Peace for all of your research needs.

CRITICAL INSIGHTS

CRITICAL INSIGHTS
  • Author : Linda Trinh Moser
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-10-01
  • Total pages :300
  • ISBN : 1682173941
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Mulan

Mulan
  • Author : Faye-Lynn Wu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-09-10
  • Total pages :32
  • ISBN : 0062803417
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Summary : Mulan is a curious, clever young girl with a love for adventure and learning. But there is no greater love than the one she has for her family. She will do anything for them—even if it means joining the army disguised as a man in her father’s place. In battle, Mulan must find her bravery and her strength to become the legendary woman warrior she is destined to be. In this retelling of The Ballad of Mulan, the Chinese folktale comes to life through striking full-color illustrations. Readers will cheer for our hero in this classic story of courage, persistence, and standing up for what one believes in.

The Fifth Book of Peace

The Fifth Book of Peace
  • Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007-12-18
  • Total pages :416
  • ISBN : 9780307428578
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Summary : A long time ago in China, there existed three Books of Peace that proved so threatening to the reigning powers that they had them burned. Many years later Maxine Hong Kingston wrote a Fourth Book of Peace, but it too was burned--in the catastrophic Berkeley-Oakland Hills fire of 1991, a fire that coincided with the death of her father. Now in this visionary and redemptive work, Kingston completes her interrupted labor, weaving fiction and memoir into a luminous meditation on war and peace, devastation and renewal.

I Love a Broad Margin to My Life

I Love a Broad Margin to My Life
  • Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-02
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 9780307454591
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Summary : The National Book Award-winning author of The Woman Warrior presents a series of versed observations on her experiences of aging, covering topics ranging from her literary activities and activist work to her views on her characters and a visit to China. Reprint.

Beauty Or Beast?

Beauty Or Beast?
  • Author : Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-06-17
  • Total pages :309
  • ISBN : 9780199558230
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Summary : 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.

In Search of the Woman Warrior

In Search of the Woman Warrior
  • Author : Richard J. Lane,Jay Wurts
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1998
  • Total pages :314
  • ISBN : UOM:39015054183614
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Summary : The authors present the many Warrior Women figures seen throughout history & literature, & a system for determining your Warrior Woman personality.

Maxine Hong Kingston's Broken Book of Life

Maxine Hong Kingston's Broken Book of Life
  • Author : Maureen Sabine
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2004-02-29
  • Total pages :240
  • ISBN : 0824827848
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Summary : 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.

Hawai'i One Summer

Hawai'i One Summer
  • Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-08-10
  • Total pages :72
  • ISBN : 9781626814042
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Summary : Essays on the island and its history and traditions from the National Book Award–winning author of The Woman Warrior. In these eleven thought-provoking pieces, acclaimed writer and feminist Maxine Hong Kingston tells stories of Hawai’i filled with both personal experience and wider perspective. From a recipient of the National Medal of Arts and numerous other honors, the essays in this collection provide readers with a generous sampling of Kingston’s exquisite angle of vision, her balanced and clear-sighted prose, and her stunning insight that awakens one to a wealth of knowledge.

Tripmaster Monkey

Tripmaster Monkey
  • Author : Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-02-09
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 9780307787903
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Summary : Driven by his dream to write and stage an epic stage production of interwoven Chinese novelsWittman Ah Sing, a Chinese-American hippie in the late '60s.

A Study Guide for Maxine Hong Kingston's "The Woman Warrior"

A Study Guide for Maxine Hong Kingston's 'The Woman Warrior'
  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-07-12
  • Total pages :25
  • ISBN : 9781410349569
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Summary : A Study Guide for Maxine Hong Kingston's "The Woman Warrior," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior

Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior
  • Author : Sau-ling Cynthia Wong
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1999
  • Total pages :193
  • ISBN : 6610559953
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Warrior Goddess Training

Warrior Goddess Training
  • Author : HeatherAsh Amara
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-07-05
  • Total pages :192
  • ISBN : 9781781807989
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Summary : 'If you don't love and honour yourself with every fiber of your being, if you struggle with owning your power and passion, then it is time for an inner revolution! It is time to claim your Warrior Goddess energy.' This is a book that teaches women to see themselves as perfect just the way they are, to resist society's insistence that they seek value, wholeness and love through something outside themselves, such as a husband, children, boyfriend, career or a spiritual path. Author HeatherAsh Amara has written this book as a message for women struggling to find themselves under these false ideals. Amara challenges women to be 'warrior goddesses', to be a woman who: • Ventures out to find herself • Combats fear and doubt • Reclaims her power and vibrancy • Demonstrates her strength of compassion and fierce love Her approach draws on the wisdom from Buddhism, Toltec wisdom and ancient earth-based goddess spirituality, and combines them all with the goal of helping women become empowered, authentic and free. Included here are personal stories, rituals and exercises that encourage readers to begin their own journey towards becoming warrior goddesses.

Women Warriors

Women Warriors
  • Author : Pamela D. Toler
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-02-26
  • Total pages :240
  • ISBN : 9780807064320
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Summary : "From Vikings and African queens to cross-dressing military doctors and WWII Russian fighter pilots, Women Warrior reclaims lost stories of women for whom battle was not a metaphor, debunking the pervasive claim that women do not, and should not, fight"--

Warrior Goddess Training

Warrior Goddess Training
  • Author : Amara, HeatherAsh
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-09-01
  • Total pages :192
  • ISBN : 9781938289361
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Summary : This is a book that teaches women to see themselves as perfect just the way they are; to resist society's insistence that they seek value, wholeness, and love through something outside themselves, such as a husband, children, boyfriend, career, or a spiritual path. Author HeatherAsh Amara has a message for women struggling to find themselves under these false ideals: If you don't love and honor yourself with every fiber of your being, if you struggle with owning your power and passion, then it is time for an inner revolution! It is time to claim your Warrior Goddess energy. Amara challenges women to be "warrior goddesses;" to be a woman who: Ventures out to find herself Combats fear and doubt Reclaims her power and vibrancy Demonstrates her strength of compassion and fierce love Drawing on the wisdom from Buddhism, Toltec wisdom, and ancient earth-based goddess spirituality, Amara, combines them all with the goal of helping women become empowered, authentic, and free. Also included here are personal stories, rituals, and exercises that encourage readers to begin their own journey towards becoming warrior goddesses. This is an essential tool for women interested in self-empowerment and wholeness.

Concrete Language

Concrete Language
  • Author : Samuel Mattias Ludwig,Sämi Ludwig
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1996
  • Total pages :493
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105019393912
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