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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The individual self of the autobiography , by asserting his or her subject position ,
begins the process of dismantling the domination of the " universal , ” not by
supplanting one universal subject with another , but by affirming the possibility of
... themselves " ( 97 ) , it is relevant to ask where and when we can begin to speak
of Chicana autobiographical impulse ? ... of Malinali Tenepal or La Malinche is
about a distinctly post - encounter subject formation : one the begins to reflect the
After that , I was no 5 Acosta ' s text begins in medias res ; his background is
revealed slowly in a series of disconnected episodic flashbacks . Acosta thus
blurs the lines between past and present and disrupts the tradition of
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