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I Killed My Grandmother: Mary Antin, Amos Oz, and the Autobiography of a Name

I Killed My Grandmother: Mary Antin, Amos Oz, and the Autobiography of a Name <p>Read together as autobiographies of a name, these two very different narratives provide unexpected points of connection to my silenced family story. The essay explores the extent to which my identity as a third-generation American has been entangled with a collective history shaped by the trauma of departure. I reimagine the documents of my personal archive within the grand immigration sagas of the twentieth century.</p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Biography University of Hawai'I Press

I Killed My Grandmother: Mary Antin, Amos Oz, and the Autobiography of a Name

Biography , Volume 30 (3) – Oct 1, 2007

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University of Hawai'I Press
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 Biographical Research Center.
ISSN
0162-4962
eISSN
1529-1456

Abstract

<p>Read together as autobiographies of a name, these two very different narratives provide unexpected points of connection to my silenced family story. The essay explores the extent to which my identity as a third-generation American has been entangled with a collective history shaped by the trauma of departure. I reimagine the documents of my personal archive within the grand immigration sagas of the twentieth century.</p>

Journal

BiographyUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Oct 1, 2007

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