A Pail of Oysters - Vern Sneider

A Pail of Oysters by Vern Sneider - GoodreadsVern Sneider’ s A Pail of Oysters is the most important English- language novel ever written about Taiwan. Yet despite critical acclaim. This exciting and controversial book has long been unavailable to readers. Unlike Sneider’ s previous novel. The humorous bestseller The Teahouse of the August Moon. This 1953 publication has a dark. A Pail of Oysters - JSTORA Pail of Oysters By VERN SNEIDER T HE SUN was dipping into the Straits of Taiwan and the western 1 slopes of Formosa& 39; s green mountains were bathed- in the golden light of evening. A Pail of Oysters - Vern Sneider

When the convoy of China& 39; s Save- the- Country Army came rolling down past the tidal flats on the road leading from Lok- kang. A Pail of Oysters • Vern Sneider. Taiwan under the White. Vern Sneider’ s A Pail of Oysters is the most important English- language novel ever written about Taiwan. A Pail of Oysters - WikipediaA Pail of Oysters is a novel by Vern Sneider published in 1953. Set during Taiwan & 39; s White Terror era. A Pail of Oysters - Vern Sneider

Tells the tragic story of three young Taiwanese people who become involved with an American journalist. A Pail of Oysters. By Vern SneiderJonathan Benda kicks off the series by discussing A Pail of Oysters. By Vern Sneider Vern Sneider’ s powerful 1953 novel about martial law Taiwan. Has recently been republished by Camphor Press after being out of print for sixty years. Taiwan then and now. Vern Sneider’ s 1950’ s novel. A Pail of Oysters - Vern Sneider

On the heels of this success. And after spending time in Taiwan. Sneider wrote A Pail of Oysters. A novel critical of Taiwanese military rule. Though brilliantly insightful. His second book was not destined to meet with the same success as his first. While it was no surprise that the governing Kuomintang. Banned it in Taiwan. A Pail of Oysters - Vern Sneider

Not as foreseeable was that copies were reportedly stolen from libraries and bookstores across the United States. Perhaps by Taiwanese. A Pail of Oysters reprinted. MCLC Resource CenterUshered in by the 228 Incident of 1947. The White Terror era was at its most brutal at that time as thousands of suspected political dissidents were imprisoned or executed by the ruling Chinese Nationalist Party. The resulting book. Was banned in Taiwan. But to Sneider’ s dismay. A Pail of Oysters - Vern Sneider

Even the US denounced it. Empathy and Its Others. The Voice of Asia A Pail of. Asia and Vern Sneider’ s A Pail of Oysters. Focused on the role that Americans could play in Cold War Asia. Michener’ s 1951 book of interviews stressed the idea that Americans needed to listen to the people of Asia in order to understand the region. Sneider’ s 1953 novel had as its protagonist an American reporter who traveled to postwar Taiwan to learn about the populace of the island. A Pail of Oysters - Vern Sneider

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