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Author Wu, Cynthia, 1973- author.

Title Chang and Eng Reconnected : the Original Siamese Twins in American Literature and Culture.

Published Philadelphia PA : Temple University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (219 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Material traces in the archive -- Labor and ownership in the American South -- Solving the mystery of their union -- Strange Incursions into medical science at the Mutter Museum -- pt. 2. Reading literature and visual cultures -- Late-nineteenth-century visions of conflict and consensus -- Asian Americans bare/bear the hyphen -- Disciplining and normalizing the woman subject in contemporary literature and film pt. 3. Observing and participating -- Our esteemed ancestors.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Bunker, Chang, 1811-1874 -- In literature.
Bunker, Eng, 1811-1874 -- In literature.
Conjoined twins in literature.
American literature -- History and criticism -- 19th century.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States.
Asian Americans in literature.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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1439908702 (electronic bk.)
1439908680 (hardback ; alk. paper)
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1439908699 (paper ; alk. paper)
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