|Author:||Walter Lew,Frances Chung|
|Publisher:||Wesleyan; 1st edition (December 18, 2000)|
|Category:||Fiction and Literature|
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Series Title: Wesleyan Poetry.
Series Title: Wesleyan Poetry. Publisher: Wesleyan University Press. Street Date: December 18, 2000. Chung's form owes much to William Carlos Williams; many of her poems are compact and oddly moving narratives that give voice to those who are between cultures. wrote tersely and elliptically about milieu and with laudable impersonality about events in her own life. She never ranted, but made her points with carefully selected details and bold irony.
As a young Chinese American woman wedged in between the worlds of New York City and Chinatown, Chung’s speaker not only engages in this questioning while moving outward from Chinatown into the rest of the world, but she also compels her reader to question what definitions they assume as given along the way.
Frances Chung's poetry stands alone as the most perceptive, aesthetically accomplished, and compassionate depiction of a supposedly impenetrable community during the late 1960s and 70s. Written For the Chinatown People. Written For the Chinatown People and imprinted with Chung's own ink seal.
Frances Chung's poetry stands alone as the most perceptive, aesthetically . Published December 18th 2000 by Wesleyan University Press. Written "For the Chinatown People" and imprinted with Chung's own ink seal, Crazy Melon is collects brief poems and prose vignettes set in New York's Chinatown and Lower East Side. Chung incorporates Spanish and Chinese into her English in deft evocations of these neighborhoods' streets, fantasies, commerce, and toil.
Wesleyan University/. 'Yo vivo en el barrio Chino,'' Frances Chung announces in the opening line of her posthumous (and first) collection of poems. The line is like much of her work - direct in voice and intensely personal in subject matter.
Get this from a library! Crazy melon and Chinese apple : the .
Get this from a library! Crazy melon and Chinese apple : the poems of Frances Chung. Frances Chung's poetry stands alone as the most perceptive, aesthetically accomplished, and compassionate depiction of a supposedly impenetrable community during the late 1960s and 70s. Written "For. Series: Wesleyan poetry.
Wesleyan University Press, 2000. PREMONITIONS: The Kaya Anthology of New Asian North American Poetry (E., Kaya Production, 1995
Wesleyan University Press, 2000., Kaya Production, 1995. MUAE: A Journal of Transcultural Production (E. Trans. Kaya Production, 1995-1996. The Fight for Democracy" (Associate producer), part 8 (Dir. Carl Byker), of the Emmy-award-winning 10-part documentary series The Pacific Century, Prod. Peter Bull and Alex Gibney, 1992. Also awarded a Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award.
Chung's poems, with their snapshot-like qualities, are said to question conventional ideas of the onlooker's gaze, such as those . Crazy Melon and Chinese Apple: The Poems of Frances Chung (Wesleyan Poetry Series). Wesleyan University Press.
Chung's poems, with their snapshot-like qualities, are said to question conventional ideas of the onlooker's gaze, such as those of a tourist ethnic neighborhoods like New York's gentrifying Chinatown. Publishers Weekly also cites similarities to Carlos in Chung's poems' "generosity, unorthodox line-breaks and beauty. Kaya Production, 1995. Asian American Literary Award, poetry category, The Asian American Writers' Workshop, 2003. PEN Center USA Literary Award, finalist, poetry, PEN Center USA, 2002.