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Author Flota, Brian.

Title A survey of multicultural San Francisco Bay literature, 1955-1979 [electronic resource] : Ishmael Reed, Maxine Hong Kingston, Frank Chin, and the Beat generation / Brian Flota ; with a preface by Pierre-Damien Mvuyekure.

Imprint Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (v, 326 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This work examines how writers in the San Francisco Bay Area worked to develop a multiculturalist American literature. This study counteracts popular narratives of multiculturalism's boom in the late 1980s and early 1990s by showing that a large group of culturally eclectic writers in the Bay Area were re-envisioning American identity through a multiculturalist looking glass many years earlier.
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Subject Reed, Ishmael, 1938- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Kingston, Maxine Hong -- Criticism and interpretation.
Chin, Frank, 1940- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Chin, Frank, 1940-
Kingston, Maxine Hong.
Reed, Ishmael, 1938-
American literature -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- History and criticism.
Multiculturalism in literature.
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Intellectual life.
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- In literature.
Beat generation.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Flota, Brian. Survey of multicultural San Francisco Bay literature, 1955-1979. Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2009 9780773438286 (DLC) 2009040288 (OCoLC)441190814
ISBN 9780773444003 (electronic bk.)
0773444009 (electronic bk.)
9780773438286
0773438289