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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I feel the lyric poem will allow me to catch the edginess of things , the sharp nervosity , the flaming , falling buildings . ( Fault Lines 2003 , 284 ) Moving away from her private , personal history , then , Alexander becomes a public ...
So , the only abode No Nation Woman can take refuge in is art- the language and - der's expanded memoir of survival : “ In retrospect , I feel about my life the way some people feel about war .
No wonder that in bringing this drama to life in her work , Satrapi refuses a modernist subtlety that would feel too much like the games of truth she feels compelled to play in Iran . Unlike Citizen 13660 , Satrapi freely expresses as a ...
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