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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My brothers shared a secret joke that galvanized them with mirth . I stood outside
the circle of two and spied . They whispered , pretending not to see me . They
formed circles with the thumb and first finger of their left hands and stabbed the ...
... and as community classes offered by organizations such as the YMCA and by
private individuals . Entire textbooks now promise to teach undergraduates as
young as seventeen advanced courses on life writing to be “ shared with a public
Alexander ' s revised and expanded memoir is testament to this sentiment and
demonstrates how shared public trauma of catastrophic historical events can
trigger the personal trauma of private memories to the extent that the individual
self is ...
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