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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It is regarded as one of the key texts of Chicano literature and has inspired
numerous critical and artistic responses . One example of its continuing influence
on contemporary Chicano literature is Manuel Ramos ' novel Blues for the Buffalo
I will trace the orchestration of autobiographical elements in the text of one of the
most emblematic figures of the civil rights era : the iconic Chicano activist - writer
Oscar Zeta Acosta ( 1935 - 1974 ) , also known as the Brown Buffalo , who ...
Migrant Song : Politics and Process in Contemporary Chicano Literature . Austin :
University of Texas Press , 1997 . Muñoz , Carlos . Youth , Identity , Power : The
Chicano Movement . London : Verso , 1989 . Ramos , Manuel . Blues for the ...
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