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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Darwish is not writing the transcendent origins of the Palestinian national identity , but rather a narrative in which the past and present co - exist in the dynamic present moment of history .
a discourses of pedagogy and performance , ” between the imagined past and the present ( Bhabha 149 ) . This " ambivalent movement " is evident in the structure of Memory for Forgetfulness , whose very title underscores the paradox of ...
... of cultural signification " ( 142 ) , Bhabha demonstrates the fissures that allow for the possibility of agency in constructing a national identity , for a re - membering of the past that suits the present idea of nationalism .
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