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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Robert Rosenstone subtitles his family memoir : “ The ( Mostly ) True Story of My
Jewish Family . " He conceives this memoir as a mosaic of memories that
recreated certain experiences , transforming lived experience into narrated
the Great Depression , the onslaught of World War II and the Bracero Program of
the 1950s and 1960s , and in so doing , gives form to the collective experience of
Chicanos . Chris Strachwitz sees a close parallel between the musical career of ...
He tries to reconcile the post - structuralist subject theory which denies the
existence of a unified self or any real lived experience with his own
autobiographical practice which stresses the lived experience of the self . Having
briefly pointed to ...
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