Living Pidgin: Contemplations On Pidgin Culture
Living Pidgin: Contemplations on Pidgin Culture
Literary Nonficion. Essays. Asian-American Studies. Second Edition. A collection of talks and concrete poems by Hawaii's "pidgin guerrilla," Lee Tonouchi. Included in the book are such essays as "Da State of Pidgin Address" and "That Pidgin Th-ang," which combine insight about Hawaiian Creole English (usually referred to as "pidgin") with Tonouchi's usual verve and wit. A must-buy for anyone interested in Hawai`i, in language, in multicultural America.
About the Author
Lee A. Tonouchi is a pidgin author and activist. He is da author of da short story collection DA WORD from Bamboo Ridge Press, co-editor of Hybolics, and editor of da in-progress community Pidgin dictionary projeck Da Kine Dictionary from Bess Press