Model Minorities, Models of Resistance: Native Figures in Asian Canadian Literature

Lo, Marie
March 2008
Canadian Literature;Spring2008, Issue 196, p96
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
This article evaluates the literary representation of Indians from North America in Asian Canadian literature. Asian Canadians are categorized in the article as "model minorities." The article compares Canadian racial politics with U.S. racial politics regarding Asian Americans. Literature discussed in the article includes the "Obasan," by Joy Kogawa, "Diamond Grill," by Fred Wah, and "Disappearing Moon Cafe," by Sky Lee.


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