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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Phuc ' s life - saving treatment was itself traumatic . No matter how much time
passed , mere mention of the burn bath would send Phuc into a wordless
darkness . However , with the care of the nurses , she emerged from that haze of
Phuc ' s mother and father no longer could live together : Nu had to return to what
remained of the noodle shop in Trang ... The economic downturn affected Phuc
as she " suffered from a persistent soreness in her left forearm , ” which was only
They become friends , but Chong plays down the romantic aspects of the
relationship saying that Phuc was determined to “ save herself for the night she
married ” ( 294 ) . In spite of Toan ' s helpfulness and the advantages of education
, their ...
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