Each chapter also considers the writers' textual witnesses that memory does not always seamlessly pass on, and that historical memory necessitates dismemberment of history itself without a guarantee of re-suturing the dismembered. Upon facing this radical impossibility of transmission and representation of the maternal memory of the diaspora, I focus the way in which writers employ qtracingq as a writing style and a methodology of textual remembrance based on theoretical speculation that I conduct through reading French Philosophers Gilles Deleuze and Luce Irigaray, and postcolonial feminist Gayatri Spivak.(Robert Atkins on aAilleursa) iii The essay collection edited by Elaine Kim and Norma Alarcon broke a new ground in the sense that it initiated a serious critical response to Chaa#39;s experimental text. The following critical response to this collectionanbsp;...
|Title||:||Tracing the Maternal: Memory and Writing in Contemporary American Women Writers of the Diaspora|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|