The first person [i] was reading a
'Handbook on Critical Approaches to Literature' written by
www.oupress.com and it was
reading a chapter called 'Culture Studies.'
I pick out some experiences of
reading the text randomly with what I experienced as
They are arranged in prose-form
called the prose of fiction in disorderly narratives.
First of all, I am confused with the
historicism of the racial-cultural identity called Indian
American and American Indian; the Asianess, Americaness and
Nativeness need a more accommodative Political-Science and
History-based on racial, coloural and cultural definition. It
also needs a post-Columbian- denominational as Christopher-
Christian-Asianess in the denominational spirit of redefinition
as to whom am I, in English language as a defined subject.
Am I the racial other who doesn't
know English, Spanish or French but still exists as a racial,
Asian-Indian, coloured, in the books called history and political
science as the politics and nationality of readings in
Am I the racial other who knows
English, Spanish or French but still exist as a racial,
Asian-Indian, in the Americas' as the coloured, in the books
called history and political science as the politics and
nationality's,--reading in hegemony.
Let me turn to myth-O-poetics, I
reflect on a Native- American ancestor and his skull like a
literature of wish-fulfillment. I satisfy myself by pouring wine
into the porous spaces where his skull has been embellished for
drinking a ritual.
I pour wine into the hollow spaces
of the Native American's skull, and drink it as ritual.I proclaim
to myself: 'my race, color, nativity, nation and continent has
found a poetry in justification as mythopoeia.
Am I right, or wrong, racially,
culturally, colonially, historically, nationally, and
continentally as an American Indian or Indian American.
May be, you might judge me from the
knowledge of occidental- defined texts called Schools, Cultures,
Cults and Universities dichotomizing histories of Continent,
Race, Nation and Subjection.
May be, in a post -modern sense of
racial encountering, I can prophecy and sublimate my identity of
color, race, nationality and non-existence as racial, colonial,
national and international otherness that you have not
encountered, you've misinterpreted and mis-felt and mistaken as
your haloed objectivity and my non-existence, as the cast out, as
the dislocated, as dis-felt, as dis-inherited, as the
non-un-spiritual other, as the dis, the non, of all subjective,
prefixes of understandings and tolerances.
Of course, the America and its
plural: America's, have made the most pluralistic and
multicultural of attempts to melting-potoligize, to mix, adapt,
enculturate, multliciplity than any Europe or its associated
countries that have colonized, possessed, hybridized
appropriations as Europeanization. And of course many Asian
countries in their fervor to nationalize their post-colonial
sovereigns, have adopted what ever was left to them, as colonies
who gained some kind of independence after