Seventeen Syllables

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-04-01
  • Publisher: Rutgers Univ Pr

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Includes an authoritative text of the story, along with a chronology, critical essays, and a bibliography.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 3
Chronologyp. 17
Seventeen Syllablesp. 21
Yoneko's Earthquakep. 41
Background to the Stories
Writingp. 59
". . . I Still Carry It Around"p. 69
Interview with Hisaye Yamamotop. 71
Critical Essays
The Short Stories of Hisaye Yamamoto, Japanese American Writerp. 89
Hisaye Yamamoto: A Woman's Viewp. 109
The Issei Father in the Fiction of Hisaye Yamamotop. 119
Relocation and Dislocation: The Writings of Hisaye Yamamoto and Wakako Yamauchip. 129
Legacies Revealed: Uncovering Buried Plots in the Stories of Hisaye Yamamotop. 143
Double-Telling: Intertextual Silence in Hisaye Yamamoto's Fictionp. 161
Transplanted Discourse in Yamamoto's "Seventeen Syllables"p. 181
"Seventeen Syllables": A Symbolic Haikup. 195
Adapting (to) the Margins: Hot Summer Winds and the Stories of Hisaye Yamamotop. 203
Selected Bibliographyp. 219
Permissionsp. 223
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