Many Voices: A Multicultural Reader

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Juni 2000



This provocative collection of works from the world's diverse cultures has been designed to empower users to take control of their own reading, writing and learning processes. Each entry is written in the first person singular to engage readers' interest and a series of exercises and assignments encourages readers to interact with, and write about the ideas contained in the readings. KEY TOPICIS: Activities and exercises in pre-reading, examining content and responding to ideas, working with words, writing topics and editing and revisions. For individuals interested in exploring and writing about culturally diverse readings.


1. Introduction. "Child of the Americas," Aurora Levin Morales 2. Voices from School. When I Was Puerto Rican, Esmeralda Santiago. Lost in Translation, Eva Hoffman. Lives on the Boundary, Mike Rose. Teacher, Sylvia Ashton-Warner. 3. Voices from the Family. "Only Daughter," Sandra Cisneros. Dust Tracks on the Road, Zora Neale Hurston. Turning Japanese, David Mura. "Remembering Lobo," Pat Mora. Native Speaker, Chang-Rae Lee. Breath, Eyes, Memory, Edwidge Danticat. 4. Voices from Many Cultures. "Homeland," Barbara Kingsolver. Bound Feet and Western Dress, Pan-Mei Natasha Chang. Ancient Futures: Learning from the Ladakh, Helen Norberg-Hodge. "Eating Christmas in the Kalahari," Richard Borshay Lee. "Dona Tona of Nineteenth Street," Louie "the Foot" Gonzalez. 5. Voices of Society. Only Twice I've Wished for Heaven, Dawn Turner Trice. Hunger of Memory, Richard Rodriguez. "Drown," Junot Diaz. "That Was Living," Kathleen Ann Gonzalez. "Theme for English B," Langston Hughes. "I Stand Here Ironing," Tillie Olsen. 6. Voices of Men and Women. The Mistress of Spices, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. The Accidental Asian: Notes of a Native Speaker, Eric Liu. China Boy, Gus Lee. The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts, Maxine Hong Kingston.
EAN: 9780139756245
ISBN: 0139756248
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2000
Seitenanzahl: 229 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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