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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Looking Back : Diasporic Longing in Citizen 13660 and Persepolis Min Hyoung
Song Few tropes in contemporary theory are as familiar , or as vivid , as the one
Louis Althusser conjures in “ Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses ” : a ...
On the other side of the page , there is the thick but trim figure of Okubo herself
looking wearily at the round - faced woman . Behind Okubo there are two men ,
also apparently internees , one looking down at her and another , immediately ...
And in looking back , she becomes stuck in place , turned literally into a
substance which can bear no life , and her subjectivity is thus stripped from her
completely . The act of looking back in this instance turns out to have the exact
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