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Maxine Hong Kingston

Stories My Country Told Me: with Maxine Hong Kingston.

Facing the reality of what happened in Southeast Asia and bringing others together to reconcile with it, has become the life work of novelist Maxine Hong Kingston, who teaches Buddhism and creative writing to Vietnam veterans. In this program Kingston explores the causes and effects of alienation from one's country and travels to France accompanied by Vietnam veteran writers to meet with Thich Nhat Hahn, a Buddhist monk instrumental in the peace accords ending the Vietnam War. 1996. 58 min.

Stories of Maxine Hong Kingston . (World of ideas with Bill Moyers)

Interview with Maxine Hong Kingston, author of Chinese American ethnic literature, in which she relates her life experiences growing up in California as a first generation Chinese American. 1990. 56 min. ; also
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[ Kingston, Maxine Hong] Maxine Hong Kingston: Reading and Interview, UC Berkeley, Spring 1990.

Asian American author Kingston reads from her book, Trapmaster Monkey: His Fake Book, comments upon her writings and replies to questions addressed to her by students. 52 min.

[Kingston, Maxine Hong] Maxine Hong Kingston Interview with Kay Bonetti.

Interview, 53 min. See also:
Maxine Hong Kingston Reads Excerpts from The Woman Warrior and China Men (with Earll Kingston). 53 min.
Maxine Hong Kingston, Reading. Reading from her book, Trapmaster Monkey: his Fake Book, comments upon her writings and replies to questions addressed to her by students. 1990 52 min.
Readings 53 min
Women Working in Literature 60 min.

[Kingston, Maxine Hong] Maxine Hong Kingston: Talking Story.

This video is about the life and writings of the contemporary Chinese-American author, Maxine Hong Kingston. Narrated by B.D. Wong, it includes comments by Kingston, other authors, and literary critics. Also includes readings by Kingston from her works, The Woman Warrior, China Men, and Tripmaster Monkey. 60 min. [preservation copy]

Full-text review from: ABC-CLIO Video Rating Guide for Libraries

[Kingston, Maxine Hong] Stories My Country Told Me: with Maxine Hong Kingston.

Facing the reality of what happened in Southeast Asia and bringing others together to reconcile with it, has become the life work of novelist Maxine Hong Kingston, who teaches Buddhism and creative writing to Vietnam veterans. In this program Kingston explores the causes and effects of alienation from one's country and travels to France accompanied by Vietnam veteran writers to meet with Thich Nhat Hahn, a Buddhist monk instrumental in the peace accords ending the Vietnam War. 1996. 58 min.

[Kingston, Maxine Hong]Stories of Maxine Hong Kingston . (World of ideas with Bill Moyers)

Interview with Maxine Hong Kingston, author of Chinese American ethnic literature, in which she relates her life experiences growing up in California as a first generation Chinese American. 1990. 56 min. ; also [preservation copy]
Full-text review from: ABC-CLIO Video Rating Guide for Libraries

[KingstonЖ, Maxine Hong] A Few Minutes About "Max"

A brief tribute to the Asian American author Maxine Hong Kingston by her family, friends and colleagues, with particular reference to her years at the University of California, Berkeley. Maxine Hong Kingston, Alumna of the year 2000, by the California Alumni Association. 11 min.