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by Mitsuye Yamada

  • ISBN: 0913175242
  • Category: Politics and Government
  • Subcategory: Politics
  • Author: Mitsuye Yamada
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Kitchen Table/Women of Color Pr (November 1, 1992)
  • ePub book: 1350 kb
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Mitsuye Yamada was born in Kyushu, Japan, and raised in Seattle, Washington, until the outbreak of World War II when her family was removed to a concentration camp in Idaho. Camp Notes and Other Writings recounts this experience.

Mitsuye Yamada was born in Kyushu, Japan, and raised in Seattle, Washington, until the outbreak of World War II when her family was removed to a concentration camp in Idaho. Yamada's poetry yields a terse blend of emotions and imagery. Her twist of words creates a twist of vision that make her poetry come alive. The weight of her cultural experience - the pain of being perceived as an outsider all of her life - permeates her work

Start by marking Camp Notes and Other Poems as Want to Read . Mitsuye Yamada's family was placed in an Idaho concentration camp during World War II, and these poems recount that experience.

Start by marking Camp Notes and Other Poems as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Mitsuye Yamada's family was placed in an Idaho concentration camp during World War II, and these poems recount that experience ". - Los Angeles Times.

The poems in Camp Notes and Other Poems originated in the experience of a concentration camp. Mitsuye Yamada and her family were interned with other Japanese Americans from the West Coast during World War II. Yamada spent April, 1942, through September, 1943, at the internment camp near Minidoka, Idaho. Inmates could have few possessions; Yamada brought a tablet of paper on which she recorded her reflections on life in the camp. To the poems from this period she later added others concerning the time preceding and the time following the camp experience.

Mitsuye Yamada's family was placed in an Idaho concentration camp during World War II, and these poems recount that experience.

Yamada's first publication was Camp Notes and Other Poems. The book is a chronological documentary, beginning with "Evacuation" from Seattle, moving in the camp through "Desert Storm," and concluding with poems recounting the move to Cincinnati. Cincinnati" illustrates the visible racial violence and "The Question of Loyalty" shows the invisible humiliation of the Japanese during World War II. She wrote the book to promote public awareness about how the Japanese were discriminated against during the war and to open discussion of the issue

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Camp notes and other poems: ISBN 9780915288182 (978-15288-18-2) Softcover, Shameless Hussy Press, 1976. Camp Notes and Other Poems: ISBN 9780913175231 (978-13175-23-1) Softcover, Kitchen Table/Women of Color Pr, 1992. Camp Notes and Other Writings. Coauthors & Alternates.

Full Circle: New and Selected Poems by Mitsuye Yamada is the latest book of poems by acclaimed poet . She has authored poetry collections, Camp Notes and Other Poems(1976) and Desert Run: Poems and Stories(1988).

Full Circle: New and Selected Poems by Mitsuye Yamada is the latest book of poems by acclaimed poet, author, feminist and human rights activist. At 95-years young, Mitsuye Yamada writes a poetry book that explores the themes of immigration, feminism and human rights. Now, at the age of 96, she has released her latest work, Full Circle: New and Selected Poems(2019). About the Publisher: The Department of Asian American Studies at UCSB.

Born in Fukuoka, Japan, Mitsuye Yamada moved to Seattle, Washington, in 1926 with her family. She is the author of the poetry collections Camp Notes and Other Poems (1976) and Desert Run: Poems and Stories (1988). She coauthored, with Nellie Wong and Merle Woo, 3 Asian American Writers Speak Out on Feminism (2003) and has brought her activism and teaching together in Teaching Human Rights Awareness Through Poetry (1999). Yamada has been a professor of English at Cypress College in Seattle, Washington.

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Mitsuye Yamada Poems In recent years Yamada has revisited the camp experiences in a book called It re-emphasised the terrible times that women, in particular, suffered at that time.

Mitsuye Yamada Poems. Mitsuye Yamada is a Japanese/American writer now in her nineties who spent many years as a English professor in California. She has been a keen activist during her lifetime, having had the misfortune to be incarcerated during the Second World War when all those thought a threat to the US government were rounded up and put into camps. She wrote extensively about this experience. She was born Mitsuye Yasutake on the 5th July 1923 in Fukuoka. In recent years Yamada has revisited the camp experiences in a book called It re-emphasised the terrible times that women, in particular, suffered at that time.