Xiaolu Guo Archive

Luster, A Lover’s Discourse, and the Portrayal of Whiteness

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The protagonists of recent novels by Raven Leilani and Xiaolu Guo dwell on a cross-racial gaze, othering the white men who are the objects of their physical affections. In this, they attempt to reverse the gazes of centuries by paying an anthropological attention to their partners’ bodies, speech, and

A Lover’s Discourse by Xiaolu Guo

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Xiaolu Guo’s new novel is a restless and mesmerizing portrait of the immigrant experience.