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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Ea page contains a line drawing Okubo made while at Tanforan and Topaz , and
a block of text that provides extremely factual exposition . Citizen 13660 is thus
unwilling to say more than is necessary . We learn little about the narrator ' s ...
In almost all of the drawings in this book , the narrator is prominently positioned in
the foreground and she is mute . She therefore becomes a notable figure of
witness who sees with her own eyes what she has committed to paper . Her
But in one drawing , there is a man in the foreground and identical - looking
buildings in the background . In the middle , there is one lone figure suggesting
the starkness of the landscape . The absence of bodies usually found in her
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