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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It never occurred to us , American born , to ask Grandma how it felt to be foreign
because we never thought she was . We never asked her about " acculturation "
or " assimilation " or " discrimination ” because we lived within our walls .
Genres, Performance, and Culture Rocío G. Davis Jaume Aurell, Jaume Aurell i
Cardona, Ana Beatriz Delgado. your parents must be big fans of the opera . . . ”
And before I could explain that we ' d never seen an opera in our lives , they
Full of echoes of other descriptions of immigrant passage to the Promised Land ,
this scene emphasizes how the author has never felt particularly attached to the
country of his birth . At the same time , by self - consciously drawing upon the ...
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