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 almost all of the drawings in this book , the narrator is prominently positioned in
the foreground and she is mute . She therefore becomes a notable figure of
witness who sees with her own eyes what she has committed to paper . Her
narration , what should we make of the fact that both Citizen 13660 and
Persepolis end on almost exactly the same graphic trope ? In the former , the final
drawing shows the narrator looking backward as she enters the front of a bus that
Even though the title of the book and the name of its protagonist suggest an
isomorphic relationship between author and narrator , Acosta subtly undermines
the reader ' s assumptions and reflects upon the complex act of Chicano identity ...
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