An Archetypal Study of Maxine Hong Kingston’s Work: The Woman Warrior
This article takes Maxine Hong Kingston’s works — The Woman Warrior as the object of study. Relying on Frye’s myth and archetypal criticism, through the analysis of myths and literary classical archetypal images, the paper illustrates Maxine Hong Kingston’s rewriting process systematically, thus discussing Chinese American’s survival condition and their inner world, and Chinese American’s dissimilation and naturalization in the dominant heterogeneous culture. Meanwhile, the thesis points out that Maxine Hong Kingston’s strategy of adapting myth is, in fact, a kind of recreation of literature. She has created a new form of “American myths”.
Gao, Y. (1996). The art of parody: Maxine Hong Kingston’s use of Chinese sources. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.
Kingston, Maxine Hong (1989). At the western palace. New York: Vintage International.
Ling, A. (1990). Between worlds: Women writers of Chinese ancestry. New York: Pergamon Press.
Lu, J. (1998). Enacting Asian American transformation: An inter-ethnic perspective. Melus, (23), 4.
Skenazy, P. & Martin, T. (Eds.). (1998). Conversations with Maxine Hong Kingston. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.
Zhu, G. (2001). Myth and archetypal criticism. Twentieth century western critical theories. Shanghai: Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press.
- There are currently no refbacks.
How to do online submission to another Journal?
If you have already registered in Journal A, then how can you submit another article to Journal B? It takes two steps to make it happen:
1. Register yourself in Journal B as an Author
Find the journal you want to submit to in CATEGORIES, click on “VIEW JOURNAL”, “Online Submissions”, “GO TO LOGIN” and “Edit My Profile”. Check “Author” on the “Edit Profile” page, then “Save”.
Go to “User Home”, and click on “Author” under the name of Journal B. You may start a New Submission by clicking on “CLICK HERE”.
We only use three mailboxes as follows to deal with issues about paper acceptance, payment and submission of electronic versions of our journals to databases: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright © 2010 Canadian Academy of Oriental and Occidental Culture
Address: 730, 77e AV, Laval, Quebec, H7V 4A8, Canada
Telephone: 1-514-558 6138
E-mail: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com