Representations: Doing Asian American Rhetoric

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  • Publish Date: 2008-11-28
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Asian American rhetorics, produced through cultural contact between Asian traditions and US English, also comprise a dynamic influence on the cultural conditions and practices within which they move. Though always interesting to linguists and contact language scholars, in an increasingly globalized era, these subjects are of interest to scholars in a widening range of disciplinesespecially those in rhetoric and writing studies.

Mao, Young, and their contributors propose that Asian American discourse should be seen as a spacious form, one that deliberately and selectively incorporates Asian foreign-ness into the English of Asian Americans. These authors offer the concept of a dynamic togetherness-in-difference as a way to theorize the contact and mutual influence. Chapters here explore a rich diversity of histories, theories, literary texts, and rhetorical practices. Collectively, they move the scholarly discussion toward a more nuanced, better balanced, critically informed representation of the forms of Asian American rhetorics and the cultural work that they do.

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