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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In fact , the situation of the Palestinian people demonstrates the power of the
collective imagination to sustain and revision identity even when the geographic
designation of the community is suspended . If there are no “ fabricated ” or “ false
na acknowledgement , and to bring about lasting justice ” – a tall order and one
that turns autobiography to testimonial ; and fourth , " to create a collective
memory " to counter the dominate history focus on Israel ( 4345 ) . Because the
3 Thus , this autobiographical work appears to be not only rather “ self - less , ”
but also a collective story of a doctor and his patients , who share an
extraordinary bond because of the unspeakable disease and the status of being “
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