Ethnic Life Writing and Histories: Genres, Performance, and Culture
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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fellow New Yorkers who witnessed the " Bruised trees " the " color of sand " ( " Invisible City ' ) , and the ravaged bird's heart - rending cry among the burning hell - fires of the Wasteland that Eliot termed “ Unreal City ” ( “ The ...
And yet at the end of the text the Vergheses , instead of setting down their roots in Johnson City , are on the road again and on route to a new town at the beginning of a new year . The location and meaning of “ home , ” therefore , is ...
Lot's sons - in - laws do not go with them because they think it impossible that their city will be destroyed . Along the way to safety , however , unable to resist , Lot's wife does what is forbidden . The Bible is terse : “ But Lot's ...
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