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Ethnic life writing and histories : genres, performance, and culture

Author: Rocío G Davis; Jaume Aurell i Cardona; Ana Beatriz Delgado
Publisher: Berlin : Lit, ©2007.
Series: Contributions to Asian American literary studies, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ethnic life writing and histories.
Berlin : Lit, ©2007
(OCoLC)608565924
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rocío G Davis; Jaume Aurell i Cardona; Ana Beatriz Delgado
ISBN: 9783825802578 3825802574
OCLC Number: 170906691
Notes: International conference proceedings.
Description: 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ethnic life writing and historical mediation: approaches and interventions / Rocío G. Davis, Jaume Aurell, Ana Beatriz Delgado --
Academic and other memoirs: memory, poetry, and the body / Shirley Geok-lin Lim --
My name is Carmen but this story is not mine: an introduction to "Searching for Carmen: a Mexican-American odyssey" / Carmen Pearson --
Remembered community: memory and nationality in Mahmoud Darwish's Memory for forgetfulness / Terry DeHay --
"No nation woman" writes her self: war and the return home in Meena Alexander's memoirs / Lavina D. Shanker --
At home in the diaspora? Abraham Verghese's and Mira Nair's My own country / Pin-chia Feng --
Looking back: diasporic longing in Citizen 13660 and Persepolis / Min Hyoung Song --
Reconstructing the woman behind the photograph: Denise Chong's The girl in the picture / Eleanor Ty --
"Ejemplos metafóricos": self-presentation and history in Chicana autobiography and life-narrative / A. Gabriel Meléndez --
Writing the fragmented self in Oscar Zeta Acosta's Autobiography of a brown buffalo / Philip Bracher --
Referential ambiguities or ambiguous referentialities: the interactions of history, language, and image in Victor Villaseñor's and Sheila and Sandra Ortiz Taylor's family autobiographies / Angelika Köhler --
Asian American narratives of return: Nisei representations of prewar and wartime Japan / Patricia P. Chu --
Mediating autobiography and criticism: Ihab Hassan and Edward Said / Ioana Luca --
Ethnic life writing in an era of postethnicity: "Maxine Hong Kingston" and "Alice Walker" at the millennium / Pirjo Ahokas.
Series Title: Contributions to Asian American literary studies, v. 4.
Responsibility: Rocío G. Davis, Jaume Aurell, Ana Beatriz Delgado (eds.).

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