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Demetrius (20)

Of Troezen (probably 1st cent. ad), wrote works on literary history. The only known title is that of his work on philosophers, Against the Sophists. Athenaeus 1. 29a;Diogenes ...

Literary Perspectives on Asian Americans in the South

Literary Perspectives on Asian Americans in the South   Reference library

Frank Cha

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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...the African American communities in the film object to the lovers’ desire to date outside of their respective race. Mina and Demetrius ultimately leave Greenwood in search of a life away from the racial and ethnic strife that stifles their relationship. Mississippi in the 1990s is less a place for redemption and change than a site where the histories of racial and ethnic segregation continue to replay themselves with new actors. Demetrius and Mina’s decision to move away suggests that mobility rather than permanence may be the only way to find a sense of...

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