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Gish Jen

Gish Jen, born Lillian Jen (Chinese: 任璧蓮; pinyin: Rén Bìlián) in 1955, is a contemporary American writer.

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2008) "Interethnic Relationships in Chang-rae Lee's Native Speaker and Gish Jen's Birthmates." By Brada-Williams, Noelle ... article) "Disjuncture at Home Mapping the Domestic Cartographies of Transnationalism in Gish Jen's The Love Wife." By Chen, Shu-ching Tamkang Review A Quarterly of Literary and Cultural Studies, 2006 Winter 37 (2) 1-32 ... (journal article) "From Story to Novel and Back Again Gish Jen's Developing Art of Short Fiction." By Feddersen, R ...

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    ... if there’s a house, then there is a wall ... between them and the outside world. The ideal is to stay inside and to never have to go out, and the whole idea of staying home is really important. I think men do get out, but it is not glamorized the way it is here in America, where the big story is to ride out and go someplace and to travel.
    Gish Jen (b. 1956)

    When I think about why I would be a writer, why I should continue to be a writer, it seems to me one of the few things you can do where you’re never bored.
    —Gish Jen (b. 1956)

    No sacrifice was too great to get the film right, to get it accurate, true, and perfect. We weren’t important in our minds; only the picture was.
    —Lillian Gish (1896–1993)