Bound by Water : Inquiry, Trauma, and Genre in Vietnamese American Literature

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Hidle, Jade Tiffany; (2014)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Dissertations, Academic Literature. (Discipline) UCSD | American literature Vietnamese American authors History and criticism | American literature Vietnamese American authors Themes, motives History and criticism | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 In literature History and criticism | Psychic trauma in literature History and criticism | Vietnamese Americans in literature History and criticism | Vietnamese Americans Psychology

This dissertation treats contemporary Vietnamese American literature as responses to common inquiries about history and identity stemming from U.S.-centric, myopic, and racialized narratives about the U.S.-Viet Nam War that serve to assuage lingering American guilt and ... View more
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