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The Weight of Feeling 1.1 “Living” Nostalgia A memoir of rural life in Brazil before the war bears the title “Nostalgia Is a Living Thing” ( Kyōshū to iu ikimono ). At one stage, a friend who has stoically refused “even to think about ever going back to Japan” suddenly falls into a state of depression

In: Sentiment, Language, and the Arts: The Japanese- Brazilian Heritage

grew up in Brazil. One of the important aspects of linguistic life in the early Nikkei community was that most of the original immigrants never learned to speak Portuguese beyond a basic level. Most of them continued to be essentially Japanese monolinguals. This was dramatically different from the

In: Sentiment, Language, and the Arts: The Japanese- Brazilian Heritage

. Though both sides identified her stage role with her “real” life, there was an insurmountable divide between them. For Brazilians, she was first and foremost a Japanese female artist : in her, they saw a living recreation of their preexisting image of Japanese women, itself reinforced by the Puccini

In: Sentiment, Language, and the Arts: The Japanese- Brazilian Heritage

immigrants existed within a different social environment and organized their own oratorical clubs and societies. They were driven by purposes that differed from those that motivated people back in Japan. This was particularly striking in the case of the die-hard Kachigumi nationalist faction in the years

In: Sentiment, Language, and the Arts: The Japanese- Brazilian Heritage

where I am. pedro luís e a parede , “Brasileiro em Tóquio” [Brazilian in Tokyo], 1999 ... And to imagine a language means to imagine a form of life. ludwig wittgenstein , Philosophical Investigations ∵ 1 Close Encounter with an Imaginary Tribe On 18 June 1908, the Kasato-maru docked at the Brazilian

In: Sentiment, Language, and the Arts: The Japanese- Brazilian Heritage
Author: Solita Sarwono

; care is a functional activity (work, task) with a relational process (love, thinking, doing). Familial care (care within the family boundary) may extend beyond immediate family members (pp. 1–4). Care is differentiated into four types, namely, medical care, personal care, help with daily living

lines and pathways through places, ‘houses’, and a wider ecology of things illustrates the ways that life both comes into being and is continuously becoming through exchanges between living and non-living organisms, and between cultural meanings and physical forms. In this ‘meshwork’ of ‘things’ (which

Author: Keith Foulcher

David de Queljoe’s more extended study pub- lished in 1974. Both Balfas and De Queljoe also referred to another element largely lacking in the critical writing of the time, the place of Abdoel Moeis’s own life experience as a source for Salah Asuhan . Balfas (1968-69:5) sug- gested that ‘it is often

Author: Antje Missbach

first arrived—the ‘unstable life’ they live in Indonesia is still a motivating factor in keeping his aspirations for onward migration alive. The most surprising answers in the second set of questions, about his perceptions of decision-making by other refugees, were that perceived dangers of having to

Author: Gregory Forth

resolved in the present article. Therefore, I shall, as it were, invert the 'ethnographic present' and speak throughout in the past tense. The sort of nonmarital sexual relationship with which I am concerned can hardly be called marginal to Nage social life. Indeed, the custom of taking a mistress was at