By Guiyou Huang

Asian the US has produced a number of short-story writers within the twentieth century. a few emerged after global battle II, but almost all these writers have flourished due to the fact that 1980. the 1st reference of its type, this quantity contains alphabetically prepared entries for forty nine nationally and across the world acclaimed Asian American writers of brief fiction. every one access is written through a professional contributor and features a biography, a dialogue of significant works and issues, a survey of the writer's serious reception, and first and secondary bibliographies.

Writers contain Frank Chin, Sui Sin a long way, Shirely Geok-lin Lim, Toshio Mori, and Bharati Mukherjee. An introductory essay offers an in depth exam of the Asian American brief tale, and the amount closes with an inventory of works for extra reading.

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