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Tricksters and Cosmopolitans
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Tricksters and Cosmopolitans: Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production

Rei Magosaki

Abstract

Tricksters and Cosmopolitans is the first sustained exploration into the history of cross-cultural collaborations between Asian American writers and their non-Asian American editors and publishers. The volume focuses on the literary production of the cosmopolitan subject. The newly imagined cosmopolitan subject which emerges from their narrative fiction dramatically reconfigures Asian American female subjectivity in metropolitan space in exciting ways, moving in and out of confines traditionally tied to national borders with a kind of fluidity and ease never seen before. Through strategic use ... More

Keywords: American editors, Asian American literature, Asian American writers, cosmopolitan subject, globalization, literary criticism, publishing history, U.S. narrative fiction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780823271306
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823271306.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rei Magosaki, author
Chapman University

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