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The Bel Canto War : A Critical And Annotated Translation Of Vincenzo Manfredini's Regole Armoniche, Part Iii (1797) With Relevant Essay, Virginia Croskery Jan 2005

The Bel Canto War : A Critical And Annotated Translation Of Vincenzo Manfredini's Regole Armoniche, Part Iii (1797) With Relevant Essay, Virginia Croskery

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"Bitter Sweet Home": Celebration Of Biculturalism In Japanese Language Japanese American Literature, 1936-1952, Junko Kobayashi Jan 2005

"Bitter Sweet Home": Celebration Of Biculturalism In Japanese Language Japanese American Literature, 1936-1952, Junko Kobayashi

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My dissertation "'Bitter Sweet Home': Celebration of Biculturalism in Japanese Language Japanese American Literature, 1936-1952" explores Japanese-language Japanese American literature as a discourse of identity politics among Japanese Americans between 1936 and 1952. Shukaku, the first Japanese American translocal and multi-genre literary journal, published its inaugural issue in November of 1936, and 1952 marked the publication of Ibara aru shiramichi (Thorny path) by Asako Yamamoto, which was one of the earliest sustained literary accounts either in English or Japanese of the wartime experiences of Japanese Americans. One of the major goals of this dissertation is to uncover the muffled voices ...


Improvement Through Movement: A Thematic And Linguistic Analysis Of German Minority Writing Through The Works Of Anant Kumar, Kirsten E Kumpf Jan 2005

Improvement Through Movement: A Thematic And Linguistic Analysis Of German Minority Writing Through The Works Of Anant Kumar, Kirsten E Kumpf

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This thesis focuses on the writings of Anant Kumar, an Indian author living in Germany and writing in German. It includes an introduction that examines the long history of literary interaction between Germany and the East. Particular attention is then devoted to two of Kumar's recurrent literary themes: "movement" with reference to progress and "the establishment of identity" through the use of language. Not only do Kumar's texts regularly describe being on the move and examine the intricacies of writing in a foreign language, but on a deeper level Kumar's writings also mirror the current state of ...