Seeding Asian Masculinities in the US Landscape: Representations of Men’s Lives in Asian American Literature

@inproceedings{Ho2010SeedingAM,
  title={Seeding Asian Masculinities in the US Landscape: Representations of Men’s Lives in Asian American Literature},
  author={Wendy Ho},
  year={2010}
}
Asian American masculinities emerge out of the everyday realities of men’s embodied lives and thus should be understood as organically growing out of the intersections of local and global contexts. The literary texts of David Mas Masumoto, a Japanese American writer and peach farmer, who lives in the San Joaquin Valley in California, portray work, family, community, and the environment in a nuanced ecological and ethnic framework, yet also the multiple tensions faced by Asian American men as… Expand
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