Ethnic Life Writing and Histories: Genres, Performance, and Culture
Lit, 2007 - 256 páginas
In the context of the fraught ethnic politics in our increasingly globalized world, negotiating with historical memory has become both a cultural obsession and a powerful political weapon.
The essays describe how processes of literary creativity and historical inscription blend significantly to produce texts that require nuanced readings on many levels. Half the essays focus on Asian American texts, inviting crucial connections and insights on the ways ethnic concerns are reflected methodologically.
Roco G. Davis teaches at the Modern Languages Department of the University of Navarre, Pamplona (Spain). Jaume Aurell is a researcher at the history department of the University of Navarre, Pamplona. Ana Beatriz Delgado is a teaching assistant at the University of Navarre.
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2 Alexander ' s poetry about Manhattan , and the Wasteland that was Ground
Zero , written in the days and weeks following 9 / 11 - and published in the
revised memoir - seems as quintessentially American as Walt Whitman ' s
ebullient or ...
biracial American - born children ' s world right after 9 / 11 , Alexander
unequivocally confesses a desire to live in the present , write about it , and
temporarily let go of her own childhood history : I turn to my first love , poetry . I do
not want to ...
Towards the end of the second version of the memoir , in the section “ Lyric in a
Time of Violence , " Alexander ponders how to reconcile the real with the
conflicting views of the imagined , felt , seen and remembered that is then
translated into ...
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