Miss Morning Glory: Orientalism and Misogyny in the Queer Writings of Yone Noguchi

@article{Sueyoshi2011MissMG,
  title={Miss Morning Glory: Orientalism and Misogyny in the Queer Writings of Yone Noguchi},
  author={Amy Sueyoshi},
  journal={Amerasia Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={37},
  pages={2 - 27}
}
In 1898 a young Japanese man in his early twenties sat depressed about his new life in America. Low-wage jobs could neither pay for housing nor adequate food for Yone Noguchi. He had grown exhausted from doing domestic work for Americans whom he thought smelled like rotting cheese. He considered giving up on life itself when letters from acclaimed Western writer Charles Warren Stoddard arrived just in time. Upon seeing Stoddard's handwriting, Noguchi's bosom trembled with delight. Sweet letters… Expand
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