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 particular , Luca notes how their specific fields of research - postmodernism
and theories of orientalism - are closely connected not only with these scholars '
personal histories but also with the ways they engage their past . These ideas ...
CO this memory of the body , singular , idiosyncratic , yet also resonant of
common childhood powerlessness and of female suffering that , to my mind ,
shaped my particular interior life , the identity of that self to which my memoir
finally turned .
She finally develops into the " stable center of her family , and a practical
counterbalance to the more passionate Juan Salvador ” ( Kelsey 81 ) . Both 2
Villaseñor was very familiar with this literary form , in particular with the corridos
of border ...
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Memory Poetry and the Body
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