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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There has been long debate over the word “ Chicano ” versus “ Mexican
American " versus “ Mexican - American " versus “ Mexican . " Certainly , I only
ever heard my grandmother refer to herself as the latter and I never heard my
father call ...
Recovered by Clara Lomas in 1994 , The Rebel is a powerful testimonio /
testimony of the participation of women in the Mexican Revolution of 1910 . The
memoir discloses Leonor ' s involvement in the anti - porfiriato movement and
tells of ...
spend the next nine years and where Leonor comes to the decision to work in the
anti - Díaz movement that is swelling in the Mexican Capital . In 1910 , Leonor
must return to Laredo , Texas to be at her father ' s deathbed . Reaching the ...
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