The Dirrity Haythen: Chinese Immigrants in American Popular Literature, 1870-1906
Sander, Diane Sinclair, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Israel, John W., Department of History, University of Virginia
This paper will attempt to study popular American images of the Chinese immigrant to the United States through the writings of the leading American authors of the late Nineteenth Century. A brief look at Chinese immigration to the United States, Chinese lifestyles in the United States, and the resulting Chinese problem serve as background material for the study.
MA (Master of Arts)
19th century, Chinese, History and criticism, American literature, United States
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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