A Half Caste and Other Writings (Asian American Experience) - download pdf or read online

By Onoto Watanna

“What did it suggest to be a ‘half caste’ in early twentieth-century North America?  Winnifred Eaton lived that have and, as Onoto Watanna, she wrote approximately it.  This number of her brief works--some newly found, others lengthy awaited via scholars--ranges from breathless journal romance to tale melodrama and offers a riveting creation to a special literary personality.” -- Diana Birchall, writer of Onoto Watanna: the tale of Winnifred Eaton

Onoto Watanna (1875-1954) used to be born Winnifred Eaton, the daughter of a British father and a chinese language mother.  the 1st novelist of chinese language descent to be released within the usa, she “became” eastern to flee american citizens’ scorn of the chinese language and to capitalize on their fascination with issues Japanese.  The earliest essay right here, “A part Caste,” seemed in 1898, a 12 months sooner than Miss Numé: A Japanese-American Romance, the 1st of her best-selling novels. The final tale, “Elspeth,” seemed in 1923.

Of Watanna’s a variety of shorter works, this quantity comprises nineteen--thirteen tales and 6 essays -- meant to teach the scope and flexibility of her writing. whereas a few of Watanna’s fictional characters will remind today’s readers of the fragile yet tragic Madame Butterfly, others foreshadow such forms because the trickster in Maxine Hong Kingston’s Tripmaster Monkey (a novel within which Onoto Watanna makes a cameo appearance).  Watanna’s characters are consistently able, smart, and inventive--molded within the author’s personal image.

 

Show description

Read or Download A Half Caste and Other Writings (Asian American Experience) PDF

Best u.s. short stories books

Full House by Pete Hautman,Francine P. Pascal,K. L. Going,Gary PDF

Is there any larger thrill than staring down your opponent around the poker desk, awaiting the cardboard that would make or holiday your hand? Acclaimed YA novelist Pete Hautman could know—he’s been a poker enthusiast for thirty years. And with poker now a global television phenomenon, the time turns out correct for an anthology approximately this most fun online game.

Yo Soy (Spanish Edition) - download pdf or read online

Con su specific y característico sentido del humor, los angeles autora nos presenta esta compilación de cuentos cortos, monólogos y otros relatos breves que abarcan los más variados temas y climas. Acompañados de l. a. mano por los coloridos personajes que habitan esta obra, transitamos sus fracasos en los angeles vida y nos enfrentamos con los interrogantes que habitan nuestro espíritu.

Download e-book for iPad: A Mary Blair Treasury of Golden Books by Various

Enthusiasts of illustrator Mary Blair will cherish this never-before-published treasury of her Golden Books, together with fabric that hasn't been in print in a long time. i will Fly is the following in its unabridged glory, as are Baby's residence, The Up and Down ebook, and The Golden e-book of Little Verses. a number of the best pages from the recent Golden tune publication are integrated, to around out this pretty assortment.

New PDF release: A Devilish Pint

Every thing you think approximately religion and family members are dissected with sharp humor and blunt honesty during this number of own essays and brief tales from the brain of Mike Farragher, writer of the "This is Your mind on Shamrocks" franchise.

Additional info for A Half Caste and Other Writings (Asian American Experience)

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Half Caste and Other Writings (Asian American Experience) by Onoto Watanna


by Richard
4.1

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 5 votes