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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By negotiability , he refers to " whatever makes it possible for an autobiography to
enter into ' the conversation of lives ' . In other words : “ Are we prepared to accept
this life as part of the community of lives that makes up our world ? " ( Bruner ...
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... Laura Junka has recently asked in a photo - essay about Palestinians going to
the beach in Gaza , “ if representation is . . . always conditioned by discourses
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