Item Details

Print View

Memory and Cultural Politics: New Approaches to American Ethnic Literatures

edited by Amritjit Singh, Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr., Robert E. Hogan
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Northeastern University Press, c1996.
Language
English
Variant Title
Memory & cultural politics
ISBN
1555532349 (acid-free paper), 1555532543 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Ethnographic politics: the uses of memory in ethnic fiction / William Boelhower
  • The Plural self: the politicization of memory and form in three American ethnic autobiographies / Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez
  • Telling history: inventing identity in Jewish American fiction / Victoria Aarons
  • Nostalgia and ambiguity in Martha Lamont's "Crow and her seagull slaves" / Toby C.S. Langen
  • Oppression and repression: personal and collective memory in Paule Marshall's Praisesong for the widow and Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony / G. Thomas Couser
  • Tilling the soil to find ourselves: labor, memory, and identity in Ernest J. Gaines's Of love and dust / Herman Beavers
  • Memory and the matrix of history: the poetics of loss and recovery in Joy Kogawa's Obasan and Toni Morrison's Beloved / Gurleen Grewal
  • The Role of memory in August Wilson's four-hundred-year autobiography / Sandra G. Shannon
  • Beyond mimicry: the poetics of memory and authenticity in Derek Walcott's Another life / Sandra Pouchet Paquet
  • The Politics of memory: remembering history in Alice Walker and Joy Kogawa / David Palumbo-Liu
  • Producing history and telling stories: Maxine Hong Kingston's China men and Zeese Papnikolas's Buried unsung / Yiorgos Kalogeras
  • Yearning for the past: the dynamics of memory in Sansei internment poetry / Stan Yogi
  • Arab American literature and the politics of memory / Lisa Suhair Majaj
  • Feathering the serpent: Chicano mythic "memory" / Rafael Pérez-Torres
  • Chicanismo as memory: the fictions of Rudolfo Anaya, Nash Candelaria, Sandra Disneros, and Ron Arias / A. Robert Lee.
Description
xiii, 357 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-344) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

    LEADER 03091cam a2200433 a 4500
    001 u2505073
    003 SIRSI
    008 950302s1996 mau b 001 0 eng
    010
      
      
    a| 95010351 //r96
    020
      
      
    a| 1555532349 (acid-free paper)
    020
      
      
    a| 1555532543 (pbk.)
    035
      
      
    a| (Sirsi) o32201921
    035
      
      
    a| (Sirsi) o32201921
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)32201921
    040
      
      
    a| DLC c| DLC d| C#P d| COX
    043
      
      
    a| n-us---
    049
      
      
    a| VA@@
    050
    0
    0
    a| PS153.M56 b| M45 1996
    082
    0
    0
    a| 810.9/920693 2| 20
    245
    0
    0
    a| Memory and cultural politics : b| new approaches to American ethnic literatures / c| edited by Amritjit Singh, Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr., Robert E. Hogan.
    246
    1
    8
    a| Memory & cultural politics
    260
      
      
    a| Boston : b| Northeastern University Press, c| c1996.
    300
      
      
    a| xiii, 357 p. ; c| 25 cm.
    504
      
      
    a| Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-344) and index.
    505
    0
      
    a| Ethnographic politics: the uses of memory in ethnic fiction / William Boelhower -- The Plural self: the politicization of memory and form in three American ethnic autobiographies / Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez -- Telling history: inventing identity in Jewish American fiction / Victoria Aarons -- Nostalgia and ambiguity in Martha Lamont's "Crow and her seagull slaves" / Toby C.S. Langen -- Oppression and repression: personal and collective memory in Paule Marshall's Praisesong for the widow and Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony / G. Thomas Couser -- Tilling the soil to find ourselves: labor, memory, and identity in Ernest J. Gaines's Of love and dust / Herman Beavers -- Memory and the matrix of history: the poetics of loss and recovery in Joy Kogawa's Obasan and Toni Morrison's Beloved / Gurleen Grewal -- The Role of memory in August Wilson's four-hundred-year autobiography / Sandra G. Shannon -- Beyond mimicry: the poetics of memory and authenticity in Derek Walcott's Another life / Sandra Pouchet Paquet -- The Politics of memory: remembering history in Alice Walker and Joy Kogawa / David Palumbo-Liu -- Producing history and telling stories: Maxine Hong Kingston's China men and Zeese Papnikolas's Buried unsung / Yiorgos Kalogeras -- Yearning for the past: the dynamics of memory in Sansei internment poetry / Stan Yogi -- Arab American literature and the politics of memory / Lisa Suhair Majaj -- Feathering the serpent: Chicano mythic "memory" / Rafael Pérez-Torres -- Chicanismo as memory: the fictions of Rudolfo Anaya, Nash Candelaria, Sandra Disneros, and Ron Arias / A. Robert Lee.
    596
      
      
    a| 2
    650
      
    0
    a| American literature x| Minority authors x| History and criticism.
    650
      
    0
    a| Politics and literature z| United States x| History.
    650
      
    0
    a| Ethnic relations in literature.
    650
      
    0
    a| Ethnic groups in literature.
    650
      
    0
    a| Minorities in literature.
    650
      
    0
    a| Memory in literature.
    700
    1
      
    a| Singh, Amritjit.
    700
    1
      
    a| Skerrett, Joseph T.
    700
    1
      
    a| Hogan, Robert E.
    999
      
      
    a| PS153 .M56 M45 1996 w| LC i| X002685507 l| STACKS m| ALDERMAN t| BOOK
▾See more
▴See less

Availability

Google Preview

Google Books Preview
Library Location Map Availability Call Number
Alderman Stacks Map Available