Download e-book for kindle: American Identities: Contemporary Multicultural Voices by Robert Pack, Jay Parini

By Robert Pack, Jay Parini

ISBN-10: 0585333076

ISBN-13: 9780585333076

ISBN-10: 0874517591

ISBN-13: 9780874517590

Greater than 3 dozen voices provide varied expressions of the dynamic interplay among culture and the yank attention, and lots of solutions to the query of the way to "construct a 'self' from the fabrics of existence in our contentious and sometimes incoherent culture."

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Aluminum tables were hauled upstairs from the basement, slid from their cardboard cartons, and set up on the lawn. My father and I brought up the folding chairs while my grandmother unfolded the heavy linen tablecloths. Agnes, in a white uniform, carried out platters of blintzes and peroshke, pastry stuffed with dry shreds of meat. They were lavish, these grandparents; they served champagne and caviar beneath the gaudy lamps. Tidy and white-haired, the Russians sweltered in their winter suits; their accents were full of soft consonants.

My father had wanted no text; he flung his gloves into the trough, murmured "Goodbye, Mama," and walked away, sobbing, to the limousine. A small engine started up, whirring in the dead heat of the day, and the casket disappeared into the ground. We retrieved our car, and dropped my brother off at the airport. He worked for Ralph Nader, and had to get back to Washington. He was always going somewhere, I brooded as he unloaded his hanging bag and briefcase. Five years older than I, he had gone off to college when I was thirteen, and had lived in South America for three years after graduation.

Poems for a Small Planet: Contemporary American Nature Poetry edited by Robert Pack and Jay Parini, 1993. American Identities: Contemporary Multicultural Voices edited by Robert Pack and Jay Parini, 1994. Page iii American Identities Contemporary Multicultural Voices Edited by Robert Pack Jay Parini Page iv MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE PRESS Published by University Press of New England, Hanover, NH 03755 © 1994 by the President and Fellows of Middlebury College All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America 5 4 3 2 1 CIP data appear at the end of the book Acknowledgments for previously published pieces appear on page 371.

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