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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Going back to Mikhail Bakhtin ' s fundamental distinction between monologic
discourse on the one hand and the dialogic ( or alternatively polyphonic ) nature
of narratives on the other , the monologic discourse employs a single style and ...
( 187 ) As in the passage quoted earlier , the double - oriented discourse in Oscar
speech becomes apparent as he appropriates the discourse of the Mexican
border guard . The difference , however , is that this time the narrator has a meta
Grotesque Realism For Bakhtin , the dialogic type of literary discourse has its
roots in the serio - comic genres of classical literature , in Menippean satire ,
Socratic dialogue , and satyr plays . While the Middle Ages channeled the
energies of ...
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