Episode 21: Jim Phelan & Yoon Sun Lee — Excerpt from Maxine Hong Kingston’s “No Name Woman”

In this episode of the Project Narrative Podcast, Jim Phelan and Yoon Sun Lee discuss the opening narrative from The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston. Yoon Sun Lee is the Anne Pierce Rogers Professor in American Literature and Chair of the English Department at Wellesley College. Lee is also the first Vice President of the International Society for Study of Narrative. Lee has offered important research contributions to multiple fields, including British Romanticism, Asian-American Literature, Theory of the Novel, and Narrative Theory. Lee is the author of three books: Nationalism and Irony, Modern Minority: Asian American Literature and Everyday Life, and Natural Laws of Plot: Objectivity in the Novel.