Transcultural Reinventions

This study analyzes the manner in which important Asian American and Asian Canadian writers appropriate the short-story cycle as a tool for both self-representation and empowerment. This work specifically analyzes a number of major works by writers such as Amy Tan, Rohinton Mistry, Sara Suleri, Garrett Hongo, Terry Watada,Sylvia Watanabe, MG Vassanji, and Wayson Choy, among others.

Transcultural Reinventions deserves notice for its commitment to a significant critical project.”
Canadian Literature


Publication Date: 2001

Paperback ISBN: 9780920661963
Page size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
240 pages

Rocio Davis was born in Manila, Philippines and has degrees from the Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines) and the University of Navarre (Spain).  She is currently Associate Professor of American and Postcolonial Literature at the University of Navarre.  Her main research interests are the fiction of the Asian diaspora, postcolonial literature, narratology, and children’s literature.