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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In addition to individualizing her characters , Nair effectively uses the visual
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thoughts shifted from the past to ... At the airport she turns around to face the
family she is leaving behind : “ I couldn ' t just go . I turned around to see them
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... face to face with the pilot who dropped the bombs , I would tell him we cannot
change history but we should try to do good things for the present and for the
future to promote peace ” ( Phuc , Address ) . In a bizarre turn of events , this ...
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