DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.10.001
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LI Gui-cang

Abstract: As one of the representative contemporary Asian American poets, Li-Young Lee in his two poetry collections entitled Rose and The City in Which I Love You, recuperates his fragmented family history of immigration, and reconstructs a dynamic relationship with remembrance of the past that writes about him and defines his sense of self. This paper from the multicultural perspective argues that understanding the past through understanding his godlike father, Lee not only negotiates the formation of his subjectivit…

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