Piecing Things Together
Edited By Francisco Cota Fagundes, Irene Maria F. Blayer and Teresa F.A. Alves
Table of Contents
Introduction ix PART I: ReAdIng LITeRARy IdenTITIes WIThIn And WIThouT BoRdeRs 1. António gedeão and Jorge de sena: Myth, Tradition, and the Poetics of diaspora 3 Christopher Damien Auretta 2. stories of Forgotten “gees”: William s. Birge’s Senhor Antone: A Tale of the Portuguese Colony 19 Francisco Cota Fagundes 3. Alfred Lewis and the American dream 35 Frank F. Sousa 4. her story vs. his story: narrating the Portuguese diaspora in the united states of America 49 Reinaldo Silva 5. Anthony de sa and the Paradoxes of Immigration 63 Albert Braz 6. diasporas of diasporas: Brian Castro’s Shanghai Dancing 77 David Brookshaw 7. A Poetics of disquietude for gaspar’s Tales of the soul 83 Teresa F. A. Alves interior_blayer.indd 5 8/9/11 3:30 PM NarratiNg the Portuguese DiasPora: PieciNg thiNgs togethervi PART II: ConsTRuCTIng/ConsTRuCTed exTRA-LITeRARy IdenTITIes hoMe And ABRoAd 8. home Away from home: Visual narratives of the Portuguese Court in Brazil 101 Memory Holloway 9. Brothers or strangers—The Construction of Identity discourses in Contemporary Luso-Brazilian Co-productions with Portuguese Migrating Characters 111 Carolin Overhoff Ferreira 10. Representations of Portuguese-speaking Immigrants in the united states: The Federal Writers’ Project and the Farmer security Administration—office of War Information Collection 126 Orquídea Moreira Ribeiro 11. “going for a sunday drive”: Angolan decolonization, Learning Whiteness and the Portuguese diaspora of south Africa 135 Pamila Gupta 12. “neither here nor There?” Conceptions of “home,” Identity Constructions and the Transnational Lives of second generation Luso-Canadians and Luso-French in Portugal 153...
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