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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If language is a preservative , it has other purposes than for a marketplace . The
salts and spices that had preserved corpses as well as fruit and meat possess
strong social and religious values in many civilizations . We no longer mummify ...
The troubled and unstable relationship between language and embodied
memory suggests also certain dynamics and ... in the processes by which
embodied memory - internalized and associative - comes into language , is
reconstructed or ...
Darwish , in the words of Munir Akash and Caroline Forche , “ shar [ es ] the fate
of his people , living in a town under siege , while providing them with a language
for their anguish and dreams . " Born in the village of Birwe , in the district of ...
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