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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The privileged access to a global audience of multi - ethnic American life writing
... The tradition of " Claiming America " has been a major trope in Asian American
literature as discussed by , among others , Frank Chin et al . , Sau - ling Wong ...
Not until the 1980s , with Japan ' s rise as an economic power , the claiming of
civil rights by more Asian Americans , and ... do Japanese American literary texts
emerge that address the touchy issue of Japanese imperialism in the 1920s , 30s
only in the author - protagonist ' s life but also in narratives of Asian American
subject formation . In China Men ( 1980 ) , Kingston wrote about the labor
exploitation of male Chinese immigrants , over several generations , who were
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Memory Poetry and the Body
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