Kingston, Maxine Hong

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Kingston, Maxine (Ting Ting) Hong

(1940–  ) writer; born in Stockton, Calif. She studied at the University of California: Berkeley (B.A. 1962; teaching certificate 1965). She married Earll Kingston (1962), taught at a variety of high schools in Hawaii and California (1965–69), and at the college level (1970). She divided her time between Hawaii and Studio City, Calif. She often blended legend and autobiography in her nonfiction books, such as The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts (1976) and China Men (1980). She also wrote many stories and articles for periodicals.
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Authors that have lent their names to the project include Dorothy Allison, Michael Ondaatje, Tim O'Brien, Sara Paretsky, Steve Martin, Robert Bly, Maxine Hong Kingston, Rita Dove and Amy Bloom.
Travis, "Reading Chaucer Ob Ovo: Mock-Exemplum in the Nun's Priests Tale"; William McClellan, "A Postmodern Performance: Counter-Reading Chaucer's Clerk's Tale and Maxine Hong Kinston's 'No Name Woman'.
Travis, on mockexemplum in the Nun's Priest's Tale; and William McClellan, on the Clerk's Tale and Maxine Hong Kingston's `No Name Woman'.
Harper then turns his attention to Donald Barthelme, Robert Coover, and Thomas Pynchon to demonstrate how these authors fall short of establishing distinct causes for the decenteredness of their subjects, in contrast to the specific reasons for subjective fragmentation developed in Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior.
The anthology omits such formidable figures as Anne Dillard, Joan Didion, Ellen Glasgow, Pauline Kael, Maxine Hong Kingston, Edna St.
Maxine Hong Kingston (Author), John Keker (Keker & Van Nest, LLP), Phil Marineau (CEO and President, Levi Strauss & Co), Craig Middleton (Executive Director, The Presidio Trust), Rob Morse (SF Chronicle), and Barbara Sonneborn (Filmmaker) will serve as honorary chairs of the event.
He examines the work of James Agee, Jack Kerouac, Maxine Hong Kingston, Russell Banks, and Jonathan Franzen.
Maxine Hong Kingston, born in California to Chinese immigrants, casts a feminist eye on the experiences of Chinese immigrants to the United States.
while it invites deep and sustained attention Maxine Hong Kingston's The Fifth Book of Peace has mostly been studied since its publication in 2003 for its resonations with the author's two earlier works, The Woman Warrior and China Me.
28 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxine Hong Kingston has been named the winner of the 28th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes' Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement.
This is, without doubt, a feature that can be seen in Maxine Hong Kingston's novel, The Woman Warrior.
Last but not least, many useful questions might be asked about so-called ethnic writing in the United States through considerations of Leslie Silko, Maxine Hong Kingston and Richard Rodriguez, all of whom Hathaway herself mentions.