Migration, Narration, Identity: Cross-Cultural Perspectives by Peter Leese, Carly McLaughlin, Wladyslaw Witalisz

By Peter Leese, Carly McLaughlin, Wladyslaw Witalisz

This ebook offers articles due to joint learn at the representations of migration carried out in reference to the Erasmus in depth Programme entitled «Migration and Narration» taught to teams of overseas scholars over 3 consecutive summers from 2010 to 2012. The articles specialise in a variety of points of the migrant adventure and check out to reply to questions on migrant id and its representations in literature and the media. The e-book closes with an unique play by means of Carlos Morton, the Chicano playwright operating within the usa.

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Pp. 157-66; also Gregor McLennan, “E. P. Thompson and the Discipline of Historical Context”, in Making Histories. Ed. R. Johnson (London: Hutchinson, 1982), 96-130. Analysing Lived Experience: Resistance to Structural Dominance 33 similar detachment. The suggestion being that not even Marx was sufficiently Marxist for this twentieth-century orthodoxy. Subsequently, “realism” needed its own distinction, even if its initial orientations would be structuralist. As with the others McLennan interpreted Thompson’s method as political historiography which forced structure and struggle into uncompromising poles before rejecting structure altogether.

Moreover, to recreate and remake the past it is necessary to draw on memory 14 See M. Freeman, ‘Telling Stories: Memory and Narrative’, in: Radstone and Schwarz, 2010, 236-77; and Freeman, Hindsight, 276. org, including extracts from the 1998 PBS documentary. 16 See especially S. E. Oguda, ‘Facts into Fiction: Equiano’s Narrative Reconsidered’, Research in African Literatures 13:1 (Spring 1982), 31-43. Carretta, Equiano the African, 353-4. Equiano’s Memory: recuperative disclosure in the black Atlantic 51 resources beyond the individual.

Thompson: Critical Perspectives. Eds. Harvey Kaye and Keith McClelland (Oxford: Polity, 1992), 125-52. Analysing Lived Experience: Resistance to Structural Dominance 43 foremost, the social relations that he believed his method could best define. It aimed to readjust the imbalance of elements away from the usual economic bias. Although his earlier histories could be open to criticism for being blatantly antieconomist, he appeared to be more careful in his later studies which attempted (in a measured way) to incorporate the economic and the structural without prioritizing them as determinants.

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