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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Diseases , as Susan Sontag perceptively observes , are always understood in society through metaphors.5 For the metaphoric meaning of AIDS , Sontag pinpoints the 4 3 To his credit , Dr. Verghese is still promoting this empathetic ...
We are forced to read between the lines , or perhaps literally in the lines of her drawings , for meaning that goes beyond what is too plainly stated . In these ways , the qualities found in the text make the work emblematic of Nisei ...
The form of the graphic novel , to put this another way , requires us to consider more self - consciously what the relationship is between the image and its surrounding discourse , a lingering over each page that deepens meaning rather ...
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