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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We wander on and enter the cool luminescence of the Church of Guadalupe and
watch the Pilgrims as they , in turn , offer their prayers to St . Francis of Assisi , just
as they have for centuries . Eventually , we discover what must have been the ...
Butler continues , “ The form this power takes is relentlessly marked by a figure of
turning , a turning back upon oneself or ... of the explanation of how a subject is
produced , and so there is no subject , strictly speaking , who makes this turn .
Chong , who used to be an economist , methodically links Phuc ' s experiences in
Cuba to the larger world of international politics , explaining that by 1986 , Cuba '
s economy would turn for the worst because , unlike Vietnam , it refused to shift ...
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