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Family Memoirs in the Context of Auto/biographical Writing: Mediating History, Promoting Collective Memory

Rocío G. Davis

in Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines family memoirs in the context of auto/biographical writing, with particular emphasis on the ways in which they mediate history and promote collective memory. It first considers ... More


Representing Asian Wars and Revolutions

Rocío G. Davis

in Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the narrative of Asian wars and revolutions in the twentieth century, which led to massive immigration to the United States and serves as the subtext of a significant number of ... More


Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Rocío G. Davis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book focuses on the Asian American memoir that specifically recounts the story of at least three generations of the same family. This form of auto/biography concentrates as much on other members ... More


Multiple Journeys and Palimpsestic Diasporas

Rocío G. Davis

in Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines three family memoirs that illustrate the experience of travel and displacement within Asia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: Jael Silliman's Jewish Portraits, ... More


Relatives and Histories

Rocío G. Davis

in Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book examines family memoirs, also called “multigenerational” or “intergenerational auto/biographies,” as a form of life writing among Asian Americans. Drawing on Asian American family memoirs ... More


The Chinese in America: Histories and Spatial Positions

Rocío G. Davis

in Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines three family memoirs that center on generational stories of Chinese immigrants in America: Maxine Hong Kingston's China Men (1980), Lisa See's On Gold Mountain (1995), and Bruce ... More


The Asian American Family Portrait Documentary: Multiplying Discourses

Rocío G. Davis

in Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the discursive possibilities of the filmed family memoir, called “family portrait documentary,” as a form of historical mediation. Three family portrait documentaries are ... More


We’re Everywhere: Asian Diasporic Transnational Families

Rocío G. Davis

in Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book has explored the family narratives of Asian diasporic subjects that explain particular histories by juxtaposing public events with private experiences, thus revealing the ways in which ... More


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