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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good doctor's story.14 Verghese , who was born to Kerala Christian parents in Ethiopia in 1955 and who studied medicine there until he was forced to " return " to India because of the Ethiopian revolution and who then immigrated to the ...
Transcending the power of photographs to " bear witness ” ( Goldberg , qtd . in Adams 61 ) , on the other hand , allows them to transform themselves from observers into participants in the history of their parents and to create their ...
all have to tell ( 48 ) , the granddaughters reconstruct " the small objects with big meaning " from the altar of their family life by telling their stories of their parents and by presenting their collages of family scenes .
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Memory Poetry and the Body
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