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 first two essays in the volume , reflections on the writing of autobiography ,
describe the processes that direct self ... Carmen Pearson ' s essay , the
introduction to her family memoir about her grandmother , the first Carmen ,
describes her ...
The interpretative element Burner refers to is illustrated in several of the essays in
this collection , notably a series of ... Pin - chia Feng ' s essay on the text and film
versions of Abraham Verghese ' s My Own Country , discusses the politics of ...
Hence , she named herself as a “ No Nation Woman , ” in her 1996 essay
collection The Shock of Arrival ( 116 ) . Similarly , in her memoir Fault Lines (
1993 ) , she declared herself as a “ nowhere creature , " who “ babbles in a
multitude of ...
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