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Maxine Hong Kingston (Chinese: 湯婷婷; born Maxine Ting Ting Hong; October 27, 1940) is a Chinese American author and Professor Emerita at the University of California, Berkeley.
Maxine Hong Kingston (Chinese: 湯婷婷; born Maxine Ting Ting Hong; October 27, 1940) is a Chinese American author and Professor Emerita at the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated with a BA in English in 1962. Kingston has written three novels and several works of non-fiction about the experiences of Chinese Americans
Maxine Hong Kingston On her journeys as writer, peace activist, teacher, and mother.
Maxine Hong Kingston. Wittman Ah Sing is an unstoppable hipster poet and playwright on the streets of San Francisco, after the Beats have left and before the hippies have arrived. He falls in love with Nancy the Beautiful, marries Tana, and chases his dream to write and stage an epic drama spanning America and China. History & Fiction. In her singular voice-humble, elegiac, practical-Maxine Hong Kingston sets out to reflect on aging as she turns sixty-five.
Maxine Hong Kingston, American writer, much of whose work is rooted in. .
Maxine Hong Kingston, American writer, much of whose work is rooted in her experiences as a first-generation Chinese American. Her notable books included the memoirs The Woman Warrior, China Men, and I Love a Broad Margin to My Life. Learn more about Kingston’s life and work. In 1976 Kingston published her first book, The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts. It combines myth, family history, folktales, and memories of the experience of growing up within two conflicting cultures. The book was an immediate critical success, winning the 1976 National Book Critics’ Circle Award for nonfiction.
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Maxine Hong Kingston is the author of WOMAN WARRIOR and CHINA MEN . In both books Maxine Hong Kingston mines her family’s past and he. This site is maintained by th.ABOUT THE WOMAN WARRIOR, CHINA MEN Here–for the first time in one volume–are two classic, brilliantly original works on the experience of Chinese immigrants in America. In both books Maxine Hong Kingston mines her family’s past and her culture’s stories, weaving myth and memory to fashion works of enormous revelatory power.
1980: Kingston’s China Men is published by Knopf and is named to the American Library Association Notable . The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley, begins to compile the Maxine Hong Kingston Papers as one of its special collections.
1980: Kingston’s China Men is published by Knopf and is named to the American Library Association Notable Books List. She is named a Living Treasure of Hawaii by a Honolulu Buddhist sect. 1982: Kingston tours Japan, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Hong Kong on a trip sponsored by the United States International Communication Agency and the Adelaide Arts Festival in Australia.
Only 20 left in stock (more on the way). Maxine Hong Kingston is the daughter of Chinese immigrants who operated a gambling house in the 1940s, when Maxine was born, and then a laundry where Kingston and her brothers and sisters toiled long hours. Kingston graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1962 from the University of California at Berkeley, and, in the same year, married actor Earll Kingston, whom she had met in an English course. The Woman Warrior, her first book, was published in 1976 and won the National Book Critics Circle Award, making her a literary celebrity at age thirty-six.
In his article, "Gender Crossing in Maxine Hong Kingston's Tripmaster Monkey" Chang discusses how these women become the central target of ethnic and gender oppressions, having to wrestle with notions of masculinity and femininity from both Asian and Western cultures. For Kingston, this oppression came in the form of having to battle severe attacks from male writers within her ethnic group
Maxine Hong Kingston is one of the progenitors of a legacy of literature . Kingston’s book is non-linear, a complex arrangement of forms that defies.
Maxine Hong Kingston is one of the progenitors of a legacy of literature that should be meant for me - at least, one that others say is meant for me. And, as Chinese culture teaches and as Kingston’s family notes again and again in the book, you have a duty to pay tribute to your forebears. My family has a genealogy book that included no women until my sister and I were added. Still, our names are misspelled and there is a notation that we don’t live in the same country as everyone else. This is the exact type of story that would infuriate Kingston. Kingston’s book is non-linear, a complex arrangement of forms that defies genre.
66 quotes from Maxine Hong Kingston: 'In a time of destruction, create something . I want a job where I get paid for reading books. 'This is the most important thing about me-I'm a card-carrying reader. All I really want to do is sit and read or lie down and read or eat and read or shit and read. I'm a trained reader. And I don't have to make reports on what I read or to apply what I read. and 'I learned to make my mind large, as the universe is large, so that there is room for paradoxes.
Author: Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher: Writers' Voices; n.e. edition (April 1990)
Pages: 63 pages
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