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.
Resultados 1-3 de 30
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 . Though we now generally agree about the use of ...
... national narrative as an ongoing process , ” DeHay validates reading this
personal account in the context of a national story , partly as a form of recovering
and preserving memory and partly providing Palestinians with a necessary
In this context , questions that historian Carolyn Steedman asks about the making
and writing of the modern self resound : “ Who uses these stories ? How are they
used , and to what ends ? ” ( “ Enforced Narratives ” 28 ) . One way in which ...
Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario
Memory Poetry and the Body
Derechos de autor
Otras 5 secciones no mostradas