Includes bibliographical references (p. -175) and index.
Introduction : thinking through paradoxes -- Opening topics : reading Chinese fortune cookie -- Face to face : Chinese and European American -- Indirection versus directness : a relation of complementarity -- Terms of contact reconfigured : ("shu" or "reciprocity") encountering individualism -- From classroom to community : Chinese American rhetoric on the ground -- Closing comment : Chinese fortune cookie as a topic again.
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