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By Onoto Watanna

ISBN-10: 0252070941

ISBN-13: 9780252070945

“What did it suggest to be a ‘half caste’ in early twentieth-century North America?  Winnifred Eaton lived that have and, as Onoto Watanna, she wrote approximately it.  This number of her brief works--some newly came upon, others lengthy awaited by means of scholars--ranges from breathless journal romance to tale melodrama and offers a riveting advent to a different literary personality.” -- Diana Birchall, writer of Onoto Watanna: the tale of Winnifred Eaton

Onoto Watanna (1875-1954) was once born Winnifred Eaton, the daughter of a British father and a chinese language mother.  the 1st novelist of chinese language descent to be released within the usa, she “became” jap to flee american citizens’ scorn of the chinese language and to capitalize on their fascination with issues Japanese.  The earliest essay right here, “A part Caste,” seemed in 1898, a 12 months earlier than Miss Numé: A Japanese-American Romance, the 1st of her best-selling novels. The final tale, “Elspeth,” seemed in 1923.

Of Watanna’s various shorter works, this quantity contains nineteen--thirteen tales and 6 essays -- meant to teach the scope and flexibility of her writing. whereas a few of Watanna’s fictional characters will remind today’s readers of the fragile yet tragic Madame Butterfly, others foreshadow such forms because the trickster in Maxine Hong Kingston’s Tripmaster Monkey (a novel during which Onoto Watanna makes a cameo appearance).  Watanna’s characters are consistently able, shrewdpermanent, and inventive--molded within the author’s personal image.

 

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