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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The entries continue , describing the rain , Auntie's bad health , that she has sewed pajamas for “ the boy " – her son . The pages continue with entries about the rain , about neighbors coming to pick up loads of hay , about ...
And before I could explain that we'd never seen an opera in our lives , they would continue , " dark and lusty and independent ... " They'd smile at me and I'd blush . “ Well , not actually , it was my abuelita , I'd explain .
Furthermore , when Nellie Y. McKay examines three black women's autobiographies published between 1942 and 1991 , she sees a tradition in which they write " as a weapon in the continuing search for black freedom ” ( 101 ) .
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