Professor, Writer, and Researcher


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Since the premiere of his play FOB in 1979, the Chinese American playwright David Henry Hwang has made a significant impact in the U. S. and beyond. The book provides an in-depth study of his plays and other works in theatre.Beginning with his "Trilogy of Chinese America", the book traces all major phases of Hwang's playwriting career. 

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Showcasing the dynamism of contemporary Korean diasporic theater, this anthology features seven plays by second-generation Korean diasporic writers from the United States, Canada, and Chile.


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Based on over seventy interviews, this book surveys the history of Asian American theatre from 1965 to 2005 with focus on actors, playwrights, companies, audiences, and communities. Winner of the 2007 Outstanding Book Award, ATHE (Association for Theatre in Higher Education)

SAMPLE CHAPTER: "The Miss Saigon Controversy"