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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Born Mary Elizabeth Alexander , a Syrian Christian of South Indian ancestry , in
the North Indian Hindu city of Allahabad , she moved at age five to Sudan , and
shuttled every six months between her father ' s workplace in Africa and her ...
Nair confesses that the reason she moved from making documentaries to feature
films is because she was tired of waiting for things to happen . matter of South
Asian immigrants in the United States , Pin - chia Feng 105.
In Kingston ' s book , the autobiographical protagonist epitomizes the generation
of American - born Asian Americans of Chinese descent " who have moved out of
downtown Chinatowns and moved up socioeconomically into suburbs " ( Chun ...
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