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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The subject of the autobiographical manifesto provides a model for the new ,
liberated self , even if the immediate historical situation is less hopeful . Darwish '
s Memory for Forgetfulness , in these terms , can be read as an autobiographical
More than that , though , he provides , in his writing , a sense of the homeland for
Palestinians in the present moment . By using his own voice to provide a
narrative for Palestine , he creates , imagines in words the homeland for refugees
The memoir discloses Leonor ' s involvement in the anti - porfiriato movement
and tells of her founding of the La Cruz Blanca , a civilian nursing and hospital
corps . Villegas de Magnon provides one of the fullest accounts of women from ...
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