The Dirrity Haythen: Chinese Immigrants in American Popular Literature, 1870-1906

Author:
Sander, Diane Sinclair, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Israel, John W., Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

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.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
19th century, Chinese, History and criticism, American literature, United States
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1972/08