The Asian American avant-garde

universalist aspirations in modernist literature and art
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Asian Americans in literature, History and criticism, American literature, Experimental Literature, Modernism (Art), Modernism (Literature), Asian American authors, Avant-garde (Aesthetics), Hi
StatementAudrey Wu Clark
SeriesAsian American history and culture, Asian American history and culture
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LC ClassificationsPS153.A84 C56 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 231 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27190396M
ISBN 101439912262, 1439912270
ISBN 139781439912263, 9781439912270
LC Control Number2014049986
OCLC/WorldCa900957027

The Asian American Avant-Garde is the first book-length study that conceptualizes a long-neglected canon of early Asian American literature and Wu Clark traces a genealogy of counter-universalism in short fiction, poetry, novels, and art produced by writers and artists of Asian descent who were responding to their contemporary period of Asian exclusion in the Author: Audrey Wu Clark.

The Asian American Avant-Garde is the first book-length study that conceptualizes a long-neglected canon of early Asian American literature and art.

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Audrey Wu Clark traces a genealogy of these writers and artists of Asian descent who strategically performed counter-universalism in short fiction, poetry, novels, and art in the United States. Book Description: The Asian American Avant-Garde is the first book-length study thatconceptualizes a long-neglected canon of early Asian American literature and Wu Clark traces a genealogy of counter-universalism in short fiction, poetry, novels, and art produced by writers and artists of Asian descent who were responding to their contemporary period of.

The Asian American Avant-Garde | The Asian American Avant-Garde is the first book-length study that conceptualizes a long-neglected canon of early Asian American literature and art. Audrey Wu Clark traces a genealogy of counter-universalism in short fiction, poetry, novels, and art produced by writers and artists of Asian descent who were responding to their.

The Asian American Avant-Garde is the first book-length study that conceptualizes a long-neglected canon of early Asian American literature and art. Audrey Wu Clark traces a genealogy of counter-universalism in short fiction, poetry, novels, and art produced by writers and artists of Asian descent who were responding to their contemporary.

A groundbreaking study of contemporary American poetry, Race and the Avant-Garde changes the way we think about race and literature.

Examining two of the most exciting developments in recent American writing, Timothy Yu juxtaposes the works of experimental language poets and Asian American poets—concerned primarily with issues of social identity centered around Manufacturer: Stanford University Press.

In this admirable, if sluggish, volume, Clark, an assistant professor of English at the U.S. Naval Academy, explores the construction of Asian-American identity by Asian-American writers in. A groundbreaking study of contemporary American poetry, Race and the Avant-Garde changes the way we think about race and literature.

Examining two of the most exciting developments in recent American writing, Timothy Yu juxtaposes the works of experimental language poets and Asian American poets—concerned primarily with issues of social identity centered around. A groundbreaking study of contemporary American poetry, Race and the Avant-Garde changes the way we think about race and literature.

Examining two of the most exciting developments in recent American writing, Timothy Yu juxtaposes the works of experimental language poets and Asian American poets―concerned primarily with issues of social identity centered around Cited by: The Asian American Avant-Garde is the first book-length study that conceptualizes a long-neglected canon of early Asian American literature and art.

Audrey Wu Clark traces a genealogy of counter-universalism in short fiction, poetry, novels, and art produced by writers and artists of Asian descent who were responding to their contemporary period of Asian exclusion in the.

A groundbreaking study of contemporary American poetry, Race and the Avant-Garde changes the way we think about race and literature. Examining two of the most exciting developments in recent American writing, Timothy Yu juxtaposes the works of experimental language poets and Asian American poetsconcerned primarily with issues of social identity centered around /5.

The Ethnic Avant-Garde—richly researched and elegantly written—remains a crucial, important book for our moment, especially as liberal multiculturalism emerges in the language both of global capitalism and of the new corporate university.

These early Soviet writers and their American interlocutors may serve as important antidotes to this. The Asian American Avant-Garde: Universalist Aspirations in Modernist Literature and Art effects a significant return to a neglected political conception at the heart of minority aesthetic expression.

Reading across an array of Asian American writers who published alongside high modernists in the early twentieth century, Audrey Wu Clark explores an imagined American universalism that Author: Josephine Park.

The Asian American Avant-Garde could further query in order to bring out the particularities of this avant-garde formation. Clark is clearing the ground for a renewed attention to the politics and aes-thetic philosophy of Asian American artists properly identified as modernist. My fellow Asian Americans, dare to be avant-garde.

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“In addition to sophisticated and sensitive interpretations of the most innovative work in avant-garde Asian American poetry, Joseph Jeon’s writing voice is lively, appealing, and gracefully suggestive.

Racial Things, Racial Forms achieves a rare and fine balance between scholarly rigor for highly informed audiences and an inviting : Joseph Jonghyun Jeon.

Although Yu's book is a valuable and welcome contribution to the growing scholarship in Asian-American literature, it is less so in the critical history of the avant-garde.

Steve McCaffery Steve McCaffery, Department of English, State University of New York. The Asian American Avant-Garde: Universalist Aspirations in Early Asian American Literature By Audrey Wu Clark A dissertation submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in English in the Graduate Division of the University of California, Berkeley Committee in charge: Professor Colleen Lye, Co-ChairFile Size: 1MB.

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To encounter the history of avant-garde poetry is to encounter a racist tradition. From its early 20th century inception to some of its current strains, American avant-garde poetry has been an overwhelmingly white enterprise, ignoring major swaths of innovators—namely poets from past African American literary movements—whose prodigious writings have vitalized the margins.

This compelling book more than holds its own alongside monographs on Asian American poetry that have only recently begun to appear and makes a persuasive case that avant-garde writing holds enormous potential for advancing the political and critical aims of Asian American literature.”—Timothy Yu, author, Race and the Avant-Garde.

‎AAWW Radio is the podcast of the Asian American Writers' Workshop, a national nonprofit dedicated to the idea that Asian American stories deserve to be told. Listen to AAWW Radio and you’ll hear selected audio from our current and past events. We’ve hosted established writers like Claudia Rankine, M /5(33).

Website. Timothy Yu is Professor of English and Asian American Studies. He is the author of Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry Since (Stanford University Press), which won the Book Award in Literary Studies from the Association for Asian American Studies, and the editor of Nests and Strangers: On Asian American Women Poets.

Timothy Yu and the cover of his book CHINESE SILENCES. (Photo of Yu by Margarita Corporan) In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we interviewed leading scholar and poet Timothy Yu, author of Chinese Silences (Les Figues Press, ), Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry Since (Stanford, ), and the three.

From its provocative reevaluation of Allen Ginsberg to fresh readings of Ron Silliman, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, and John Yau, along with its analysis of a new archive of Asian American writers from the s, this book is indispensable for readers interested in race, Asian American studies, contemporary poetry, and the avant-garde.

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Spring Fragrance / "Little Postage Stamps of Native Soil": The Modernist Haiku during Japanese Exclusion -. Yau is a Chinese American author who came of age during a period of cultural ferment, which saw both the growth of racial and ethnic identity movements and also the consolidation of a largely-white, urban avant-garde in configurations like the New York School and around poets like John Ashbery (an important figure for Yau himself).A groundbreaking study of contemporary American poetry, Race and the Avant-Garde changes the way we think about race and literature.

Examining two of the most exciting developments in recent American writing, Timothy Yu juxtaposes the works of experimental language poets and Asian American poets--concerned primarily with issues of social identity centered around Brand: Timothy Yu.

Where other Asian American poetry studies, namely those by Josephine Nock-Hee Park and Timothy Yu, have sought to historicize the avant-garde in Asian American poetry, Jeon offers the conceptual framework of objecthood for thinking through the formal and critical contributions of this body of : Sueyeun Juliette Lee.