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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Autobiography , then , is an aspect of post - 1948 Palestinian literature which
becomes increasing central as a means of preserving Palestinian collective
memory as a remedy to " an anxiety about the risk of forgetting a homeland " (
The picture had become a kind of iconic photograph representing trauma over
the last thirty years . Most recently ... Kim Phuc , the child in the picture , becomes
symbolic of the assault on the innocent , the brutality of war or terrorism or horror .
the history of the “ real ” Acosta : This becomes clear at the moment one tries to
define the usual starting point for an autobiography - the author ' s date and place
of birth . 5 Acosta ' s birth is recorded in El Paso , Texas , on April 8 , 1935 – he ...
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