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Bridges to memory : postmemory in contemporary ethnic American women's fiction / Maria Rice Bellamy.

By: Bellamy, Maria Rice, 1968-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2016Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813937953; 0813937957; 9780813937977; 0813937973.Other title: Postmemory in contemporary ethnic American women's fiction.Subject(s): American fiction -- Minority authors -- History and criticism | Memory in literature | Psychic trauma in literature | Identity (Psychology) in literature | American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticismAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Bridges to memoryDDC classification: 813/.6099287 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: Trauma's ghost -- "A new world song": creating a legacy worth preserving in Gayl Jones's Corregidora -- "She's all pain, my grandmother": the body in pain in narratives of African American collective postmemory -- "She will remember everything": re-membering the ancestral past in Cristina Garcia's Dreaming in Cuban -- "The voiceless gave me voices to speak out": Nora Okja Keller's Comfort woman and the construction of Korean American feminist identity -- More than hunter or prey: duality and traumatic memory in Edwidge Danticat's The dew breaker -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Trauma's ghost -- "A new world song": creating a legacy worth preserving in Gayl Jones's Corregidora -- "She's all pain, my grandmother": the body in pain in narratives of African American collective postmemory -- "She will remember everything": re-membering the ancestral past in Cristina Garcia's Dreaming in Cuban -- "The voiceless gave me voices to speak out": Nora Okja Keller's Comfort woman and the construction of Korean American feminist identity -- More than hunter or prey: duality and traumatic memory in Edwidge Danticat's The dew breaker -- Conclusion.

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<p>Maria Rice Bellamy is Associate Professor of English at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York.</p>

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