THE WILLIAM E. MASSEY SR. LECTURES IN AMERICAN STUDIES
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The William E. Massey Sr. Lectures in American Studies 2000

To Be the Poet

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$21.00 • £16.95 • €19.00

ISBN 9780674007918

Publication Date: 09/16/2002

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128 pages

5-1/2 x 7 inches

19 author drawings

The William E. Massey Sr. Lectures in American Studies

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Maxine Hong Kingston is Senior Lecturer Emerita in the Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley. For her memoirs and fiction, including The Woman Warrior, China Men, Tripmaster Monkey, and Hawaii One Summer, Kingston has earned numerous awards, among them the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, the Pen West Award for Fiction, an American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Literature Award, and a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as well as the rare title, “Living Treasure of Hawai‘i.”

Awards & Accolades

  • 2008 Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, National Book Foundation
  • Maxine Hong Kingston Is a 1997 National Humanities Medal Winner
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