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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Remembered Community : Memory and Nationality in Mahmoud Darwish ' s
Memory for Forgetfulness Terry DeHay “ The State of Palestine is the state of
Palestinians wherever they may be . The state is for them to enjoy in it their
This " ambivalent movement ” is evident in the structure of Memory for
Forgetfulness , whose very title underscores the paradox of national identity , the
pedagogical memory creating a space for the forgetfulness of performativity . In
the text ...
And as an emancipatory autobiographical narrative , both remembering
Palestine and witnessing the emergence of the new , Memory for Forgetfulness
provides a model for Palestinian subjectivity that is purposefully inconclusive and
open to ...
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Memory Poetry and the Body
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