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Asian American Literature Resources: Home

This resource guide to Asian American Literature includes books and databases in Buley Library, web sites that deal with Asian American authors and their writings, and links to individual author pages.

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Asian American Literature

Introduction

      Asian American Literature is a growing new subdivision of multicultural literature.  Asian Americans are a heterogeneous group of people in the United States with origins to one or more countries in Asia . Chinese, Filipinos, Japanese, Indians, Koreans and Vietnamese are the main representatives of this group. With the advent of Chinese immigration in the nineteenth century to the present, Asian Americans have had a tremendous effect on American society and have made significant contributions in music and sports, science and literature. It is my hope that this bibliography will serve as a comprehensive and useful guide that will help students and researchers gain a better understanding of the life and culture of this ethnic minority.

Literature Librarian

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Winnie Shyam
Contact:
122G Buley Library
(203) 392-5762
Shyamw1@southernct.edu