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 memory speaks in the memoir , then memory lives outside of the individual skull
case , and it lives in language . ... what is embodied and therefore must die with
the body and what is externalized in the technologies of culture and may live .
As Anderson argues , a nation is “ imagined because the members of even the
smallest nations will never know most of their fellow members . . . yet in the minds
of each lives the image of their communion , " so that specific geographic ...
Padilla ' s massive unearthing of the previously silenced voices of his
antepasados proceeds as an archival recovery project that brings to light the
lives of Mexican Americans that until recently had been consigned to old diaries ,
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Memory Poetry and the Body
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