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And in a recent essay Michael E Kramer shows how midcentury Jewish literary intellectuals (like Howe himself, along with Isaac Rosenfeld) seized on the figure of Cahan's Levinsky as a projection of their own haunted Jewish filiality and sense of homelessness; in the process these famous literary critics, sons of immigrant parents, invented the canon of Jewish American literary history, with Cahan placed at its origin, and the figure of Levinsky already anticipating the future of Jewish American experience imagined as "completed," "exhausted"--the so-called "end" of Jewish American literature that Howe misprophesied in 1977, but had already implicitly predicted a generation earlier.
Yet the demographic studies emanating from post-Katrina New Orleans offer a simpler explanation than a nebulous idea of filiality toward the landscape: poor and minority residents of New Orleans remained simply because they tended to lack the means to leave.
14) Thus Laozi advises "doing away with sageliness and wisdom," and "abandoning humaneness and appropriateness" to benefit people and "restore their filiality and compassion.
Having expounded on how Levinas's ethical thought rests on entanglements--maternity, fecundity, filiality, ethics--Drabinski reminds us that "though the Greek-Christian and Judaic elements of European culture certainly describe and account for much of what we call 'Europe,' there is also the now five-plus centuries-long entanglement of Europe with the Americas--and indeed the globe as such" (160).
Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior: Filiality and Woman's Autobiographical Storytelling".
The reader is told of Song Jiang's merits such as filiality to his parents (yu jia da xiao), holding fast to honor and generosity in aiding needy people (zhangyi shucai), having an excellent command of indictments (daobi jingtongi), familiarity with administrative procedures (lidao chunshu), and mastering many forms of martial arts (wuyi duoban) (Shi 1972, 198-201).
400-500) develop at length the founding of the ritual and the topic of filiality and charity, while in the later and perhaps more familiar version of the story, The Transformation Text on Mulian Saving His Mother (ca.
3) Embedded in Kwa's internal motivation to complete her degree was a desire to honor her parents, which raises the question of how ubiquitously filiality might motivate Chinese students in their education.
Miao-shan received spiritual exaltation for her filiality, but the King of Masks advocates a more secular recognition for Gou Wa--equal treatment of daughters in the family, equal concern for their livelihood in society.
Redolent with pathos and filiality, it documents the monumental quantity of roads traveled by those Hmong of Laos who became Americans within a generation, and the challenges of assembling a memory repertoire that would prevent youth like himself from leaving their pasts in the dust.
Zito, City Gods, Filiality, and Hegemony in Late Imperial China, 13 Modern China 333, 342 (1987) (analyzing text on imperial stele).