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 the revised and expanded 2003 version of the same memoir , she continues
her musings on feeling homeless ( 256 ) and her sense of self being torn by the "
seizures of dislocation " ( 260 ) . However , in the second edition , the author ...
And they are torn apart when Verghese ' s search for a sense of belonging to his
own country through his medical profession threatens Rajani ' s sense of security
. Later on in the film Nair uses Rajani ' s failed attempt at practicing Odissi ...
The question arises : in how far is the Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo an
autobiography in the usual sense ? Scholars have quibbled extensively over this
problem . Dieter Herms considers Acosta ' s text an autobiographical novel ( 166
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