Summary: Frank Chin is a talented and controversial writer whose plays defy accepted stereotypes and conventions. His subject is Chinese America - not the tourist's exotic view of CHinatown, but the drama of real people living in a physically and psychologically congested ghetto. At the heart of his work, Chin is addressing fundamental questions about Chinese American identity, manhood, and culture.
When first produced in 1972 and 1974, these two plays created an en ...show moreormous stir. Some critics condemned the playwright, others praised him. In susequent years his work has had a profound impact on a generation of young Asian American writers. With the publication of this volume, the plays can now be read and debated and enjoyed by a larger audience. ...show less
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