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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... out of the experience of AIDS in a small townshe unveils the interaction that
determines ways of representing belonging . ... of representation to call attention
to the “ discursive poverty " surrounding the historical experiences they represent
In most of these drawings , as has already be pointed out , Okubo represents
herself somewhere in the drawing , usually in the foreground and often facing to
her left . In the middle ground , there are almost always numerous bodies
Essentially , dialogue represents nothing more than a boundary that has to be
crossed and re - crossed . 8 From this perspective , the border is elevated from its
marginal status to represent the very essence of the dialogic principle . Oscar ' s ...
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