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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Alexander ' s turmoil at examining herself as “ She not I ” ( Fault Lines 2003 , 301
) - or in Virginia Woolf ' s words “ I now , I then ” ( 75 ) - suggests that identity is
always shifting and is a far more delicate , “ fragile , precarious ” thing ( Fault
As her friends warned her of being mistaken for " an Arab ” due to her " dark skin ”
( Fault Lines 2003 , 282 ) , she expresses how she felt her innermost core as a
racialized body too threatened to travel on the NYC subway in a sari , to expose ...
( Fault Lines 2003 , 289 ) Hence , commenting on the relationships between art
and life , for Alexander , art - even if conceived from violence - not merely mirrors
life , but in the reflection , life - writing re - allows life , re - authorizes living .
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