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Maxine Hong Kingston is the author of WOMAN WARRIOR and CHINA MEN. This site is maintained by th. .The young Kingston lives in two worlds: the America to which her parents have emigrated, a place inhabited by white ghosts, and the China of her mother’s talk stories, a place haunted by the ghosts of the past.
This was required reading in my literature class. I had difficulty finishing the book. It just did not keep my interest. Good literature engages the reader, regardless of that reader’s interests.
Throughout her childhood, Maxine Hong Kingston listened to her mother's mesmerizing tales of a China where girls are worthless, tradition is exalted and only a strong, wily woman can scratch her way upwards. Growing up in a changing America, surrounded by Chinese myth and memory, this is her story of two cultures and one trenchant, lyrical journey into womanhood. Complex and beautiful, angry and adoring, Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior is a seminal piece of writing about emigration and identity.
Maxine Hong Kingston is Senior Lecturer for Creative Writing at the University of California, Berkeley. For her memoirs and fiction, The Fifth Book of Peace, The Woman Warrior, China Men, Tripmaster Monkey, and Hawai’i One Summer, Kingston has earned numerous awards, among them the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, the PEN West Award for Fiction, an American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Literature Award, and a National Humanities Medal.
So begins Maxine Hong Kingston: The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts. Books with family secrets intrigue me and I remained engaged in Kingston's mix of myth, memoir and perspectives on growing up and the immigrant experience throughout. Kingston writes with poignancy and beauty You must not tell anyone, what I am about to tell you. So begins Maxine Hong Kingston: The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among.
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ALSO BY MAXINE HONG KINGSTON China Men Tripmaster Monkey Hawai’i One Summer The Fifth Book of Peace To Mother and Father Contents No Name Woman White Tigers Shaman At the Western Palace A Song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe No Name Woman You must not tell anyone, my mother said, what I am about to tell yo. All of them sent money home. I remember looking at your aunt one day when she and I were dressing; I had not noticed before that she had such a protruding melon of a stomach. But I did not think, ‘She’s pregnant,’ until she began to look like other pregnant women, her shirt pulling and the white tops of her black pants showing.
Maxine Hong Kingston (Chinese: 湯婷婷; born Maxine Ting Ting Hong; October 27, 1940) is a Chinese .
Maxine Hong Kingston (Chinese: 湯婷婷; born Maxine Ting Ting Hong; October 27, 1940) is a Chinese American author and Professor Emerita at the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated with a BA in English in 1962. Kingston has written three novels and several works of non-fiction about the experiences of Chinese Americans. Among her works are The Woman Warrior (1976), awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, and China Men (1980), awarded the National Book Award. She has written one novel, Tripmaster Monkey, a story depicting a character based on the mythical Chinese character Sun Wu Kong.
Maxine Hong Kingston. Maxine Hong Kingston. Wittman Ah Sing is an unstoppable hipster poet and playwright on the streets of San Francisco, after the Beats have left and before the hippies have arrived. He falls in love with Nancy the Beautiful, marries Tana, and chases his dream to write and stage an epic drama spanning America and China. Such is the spirit of this wonderful book-a sense of doors opening wide onto an American life of great purpose and joy, and the tonic wisdom of a writer we have come to cherish. A Chinese American woman tells of the Chinese myths, family stories and events of her California childhood that have shaped her identity.