The Intricacies of Cosmopolitanism: Shirley Geok-lin Lim's Among the White Moon Faces
- Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
- Mosaic, an interdisciplinary critical journal
- Volume 46, Number 1, March 2013
- pp. 77-93
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Within the critical framework of cosmopolitanism advanced and refined in the past decade, this essay aims to demonstrate how Lim's Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian American Memoir of Homelands brilliantly captures the complexities, ambivalences, and contradictions of cosmopolitanism and also poses further challenges to this issue.