When The Emperor Was Divine

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  • Author : Julie Otsuka
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Pages : 160 pages
  • ISBN : 0241145724
  • Rating : 4/5 from 62 reviews
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When The Emperor Was Divine

When The Emperor Was Divine
  • Author : Julie Otsuka
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 05 April 2012
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Longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction It is four months after Pearl Harbour and overnight signs appear all over the United States instructing Japanese Americans to report to internment camps for the duration of the war. For one family it proves to be a nightmare of oppression and alienation. Explored from varying points of view - the mother receiving the order to evacuate; the daughter on the long train journey; the son in the desert encampment; the family's return

A Study Guide for Julie Otsuka s When the Emperor Was Divine

A Study Guide for Julie Otsuka s  When the Emperor Was Divine
  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale Cengage Learning
  • Release : 12 July 2016
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A Study Guide for Julie Otsuka's "When the Emperor Was Divine," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

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  • Author : Supersummary
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  • Release : 04 September 2019
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SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This 40-page guide for "When the Emperor Was Divine" by Julie Otsuka includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 5 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Featured content includes commentary on major characters, 25 important quotes, essay topics, and key themes like Loss of Identity and The Displacement and Alienation of Immigrants.

Collective Trauma and Its Narrative Techniques Julie Otsuka s When the Emperor Was Divine and The Buddha in the Attic

Collective Trauma and Its Narrative Techniques  Julie Otsuka s  When the Emperor Was Divine  and  The Buddha in the Attic
  • Author : Marnie Hensler
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 16 May 2021
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Seminar paper from the year 2020 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2.0, University of Freiburg (Englisches Seminar), language: English, abstract: Julie Otsuka novels "When the Emperor was Divine"(2002) and "The Buddha in the Attic" (2011) narrate the collective trauma experienced by Japanese immigrants in America during the Second World War. With the help of different narrative techniques, both novels communicate the collective trauma to the contemporary reader. This paper analyses the different narrative strategies and their effects

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Trauma  Precarity and War Memories in Asian American Writings
  • Author : Jade Tsui-yu Lee
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 01 October 2020
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Departing from Jacques Derrida’s appropriations of cinders as a trope of war atrocity aftermath, this book examines writings that deal with war trauma memories in Asian-American communities. Seeing war experiences and their associative diasporas and affects as the core and axis, it considers the multifarious poetics and politics of minority trauma writings, and posits a possible interpretive framework for contemporary Asian-American writings, including those written by Julie Otsuka, Joseph Craig Danner, Monique Truong, Nguyen Viet Thanh, Janice Lowe Shinebourne,

The Buddha in the Attic

The Buddha in the Attic
  • Author : Julie Otsuka
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 26 January 2012
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Julie Otsuka's The Buddha in the Attic, the follow-up to When the Emperor Was Divine was shortlisted for the 2011 National Book Award for Fiction and the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and winner of the Pen Faulkner Award for Fiction 2012. Between the first and second world wars a group of young, non-English-speaking Japanese women travelled by boat to America. They were picture brides, clutching photos of husbands-to-be whom they had yet to meet. Julie Otsuka tells their extraordinary, heartbreaking story

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  • Author : Pei-chen Liao
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 19 September 2020
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Drawing on theories of historiography, memory, and diaspora, as well as from existing genre studies, this book explores why contemporary writers are so fascinated with history. Pei-chen Liao considers how fiction contributes to the making and remaking of the transnational history of the U.S. by thinking beyond and before 9/11, investigating how the dynamics of memory, as well as the emergent present, influences readers’ reception of historical fiction and alternate history fiction and their interpretation of the past. Set against

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Dirty Wars
  • Author : John Beck
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release : 01 December 2009
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Since World War II, the American West has become the nation?s military arsenal, proving ground, and disposal site. Through a wide-ranging discussion of recent literature produced in and about the West, Dirty Wars explores how the region?s iconic landscapes, invested with myths of national virtue, have obscured the West?s crucial role in a post?World War II age of ?permanent war.? ø In readings of western?particularly southwestern?literature, John Beck provides a historically informed account of how

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  • Author : Jonathan Bardill
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 01 February 2023
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"Constantine was the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity. The book explores the emperor's image as conveyed through literature, art, and architecture, and shows how Constantine reconciled the tradition of imperial divinity with his monotheistic faith. It demonstrates how the traditional themes and imagery of kingship were exploited to portray the emperor as the saviour of his people and to assimilate him to Christ. This is the first book to study simultaneously both archaeological and historical information to build

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  • Author : Charles Christian
  • Publisher : Visible Ink Press
  • Release : 28 February 2023
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Real Witches. Real Lives. Real Magic. Real History. Take a magical tour through the lives and times of 359 of the most important sorcerers and witches throughout history. For millennia there’s been a fascination and a fear of people possibly wielding magical powers and a stigma surrounding practitioners of ancient rituals and practices. Yet, in the last 70 years, witchcraft, as well as Wicca, have gone from taboo beliefs pursued by a handful of eccentrics and misfits to major global, spiritual

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The Closing Of The Western Mind
  • Author : Charles Freeman
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 15 February 2011
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The conversion of the emperor Constantine to Christianity in 368 AD brought a transformation to Christianity and to western civilization, the effects of which we still feel today. Previously, the Roman empire had absorbed and sustained the Greek intellectual tradition which, in the astronomy of Ptolemy, the medicine of Galen and the philosophy of Plotinus, reached new heights. Constantine turned Rome from the relatively open, tolerant and pluralistic civilisation of the Hellenistic world, towards a culture that was based on the

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  • Author : John S. McHugh
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Release : 30 June 2017
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Alexander Severus' is full of controversy and contradictions. He came to the throne through the brutal murder of his cousin, Elagabalus, and was ultimately assassinated himself. The years between were filled with regular uprisings and rebellions, court intrigue (the Praetorian Guard slew their commander at the Emperor's feet) and foreign invasion. Yet the ancient sources generally present his reign as a golden age of just government, prosperity and religious tolerance Not yet fourteen when he became emperor, Alexander was dominated

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  • Author : Aloys Winterling
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 02 August 2011
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Caligula ruled Rome from AD 37 to 41 as a tyrant who ultimately became a monster. This book sets Caligula's story in its political context and argues that his appalling acts were a rational response to the times in which he lived.

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  • Author : Bei JiHai
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Release : 28 October 2019
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When Lu Yang returned to the world that he lived in for many years, he unexpectedly discovered that the time was fixed at three days before he disappeared. Back then, Lu Yang had tried to learn literature but failed to do so. He could only be mocked by his clansmen as trash if he had no cultivation. He was helpless to do anything about it. In the past, his mother had been neglected because of her birth, so she had