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Letters to memory, Karen Tei Yamashita

Label
Letters to memory
Title
Letters to memory
Statement of responsibility
Karen Tei Yamashita
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Praise for Karen Tei Yamashita: "It's a stylistically wild ride, but it's smart, funny and entrancing." -NPR "Fluid and poetic as well as terrifying." -New York Times Book Review With delightful plays of voice and structure, this is literary fiction at an adventurous, experimental high point." -Kirkus "Magnificent. Intriguing." -Library Journal "This powerful, deeply felt, and impeccably researched fiction is irresistibly evocative." -Publishers Weekly (starred review) Scintillations is an excursion through the Japanese internment using archival materials from the Yamashita family as well as a series of epistolary conversations with composite characters representing a range of academic specialties. Historians, anthropologists, classicists-their disciplines, and Yamashita's engagement with them, are a way for her explore various aspects of the internment and to expand its meaning beyond her family, and our borders, to ideas of debt, forgiveness, civil rights, Orientalism, and community"--
  • Letters to Memory is an excursion through the Japanese internment using archival materials from the Yamashita family as well as a series of epistolary conversations with composite characters representing a range of academic specialties. Historians, anthropologists, classicists--their disciplines, and Yamashita's engagement with them, are a way for her to explore various aspects of the internment and to expand its meaning beyond her family, and our borders, to ideas of debt, forgiveness, civil rights, orientalism, and community-- Publisher's website
Summary
"Praise for Karen Tei Yamashita: "It's a stylistically wild ride, but it's smart, funny and entrancing." -NPR "Fluid and poetic as well as terrifying." -New York Times Book Review With delightful plays of voice and structure, this is literary fiction at an adventurous, experimental high point." -Kirkus "Magnificent. Intriguing." -Library Journal "This powerful, deeply felt, and impeccably researched fiction is irresistibly evocative." -Publishers Weekly (starred review) Scintillations is an excursion through the Japanese internment using archival materials from the Yamashita family as well as a series of epistolary conversations with composite characters representing a range of academic specialties. Historians, anthropologists, classicists-their disciplines, and Yamashita's engagement with them, are a way for her explore various aspects of the internment and to expand its meaning beyond her family, and our borders, to ideas of debt, forgiveness, civil rights, Orientalism, and community"--
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10578892
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yamashita, Karen Tei
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japanese Americans
  • United States
  • Japanese Americans
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural Heritage
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945)
  • Japanese Americans
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
letters to memory
Label
Letters to memory, Karen Tei Yamashita
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-176)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
To begin -- Poverty -- Modernity -- Love -- Death -- Laughter -- To end
Control code
ocn971513859
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 176 pages
Isbn
9781566894876
Lccn
2017012423
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)971513859
Label
Letters to memory, Karen Tei Yamashita
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-176)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
To begin -- Poverty -- Modernity -- Love -- Death -- Laughter -- To end
Control code
ocn971513859
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 176 pages
Isbn
9781566894876
Lccn
2017012423
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)971513859

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