Select essays and articles by Jenny Wills

Wills, Jenny Heijun. “Asian Adoption in Crime Novels by Don Lee and Bharati Mukherjee: Country of Origin and Leave it to Me.” Adoption and Culture, vol. 5 (2017): 62-86.


—. “Paradoxical Essentialism.” Canadian Review of American Studies, vol. 46, no. 2 (2016): 202-22.


—. “Competing Nationalisms in Ru and La Trilogie Coréene: francophone Asian Québecois literatures. Canadian Literature 227 (2015): 75-93.


—. “Fictional and Fragmented Truths in Korean Adoptee Writing. Asian American Literature: Discourses & Pedagogies, vol. 6 (2015): 45-59.


—. “The Gift of the Good Life: “Anchor Babies” and Asian Adoptees.” The Good Life and the Greater Good in a Global Context, Ed. Laura Savu, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars, 2015, pp. 157-70.


—. “Consuming Asian/Canadian Coming-Of-Age.” Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, vol. 6, no. 1 (2014): 163-77.


—. “Transnational and Transracial Adoption: Multiculturalism and Selective Colour-blindness.” American Multicultural Studies: Diversity of Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Sexuality, Ed. Sherrow Pindar, Sage, 2013, pp. 101-14.


—. “Narrating Multiculturalism in Asian Adoption Fiction.” Mothering and Adoption, Ed. Frances Latchford, Demeter Press, 2013, Toronto, pp. 119-31.


—. “Scripted Violence, Scripted Deferral: Pre- and Post-Civil Rights Racial Innocence.” Jeunesse: Young People, Text, Culture, vol. 5, no. 1 (2013): 179-91.


—. “Claiming America by Claiming Others: Asian American Adoptive Parenthood in A Gesture Life and Digging to America.” Americana, vol. 10, no. 1 (Spring 2011):


—. “Picture of Motion: Modernism, Cinema and the Ch(i)asm(us) of Diasporic Identity in Chuang Hua’s Crossings.” World Literatures: An Anthology, Ed. Nilanshu Agarwal, Book Enclave, 2010, Jaipur, pp. 64-73.