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Home, identity, and mobility in contemporary Diasporic fiction

Author: Jopi Nyman
Publisher: Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2009.
Series: Textxet, 59.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jopi Nyman
ISBN: 9789042026902 9042026901 9789042026919 904202691X
OCLC Number: 443025436
Description: 248 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Diaspora, Home, Writing --
2. From Black Britain to the Caribbean: The Return of the (Im)Migrant in Caryl Phillips's A State of Independence --
3. Exile, History, and Migrancy in Jamal Mahjoub's The Carrier --
4. The Hybridization of Europe in Mike Phillips's A Shadow of Myself --
5. The Politics of Self-Making in Post-Colonial Fiction: The Bildung of Pretty Bobby in Hari Kunzru's The Impressionist --
6. Narratives of Diaspora and Trauma in Kamila Shamsie's Salt and Saffron --
7. Britain, "Home", and Diaspora in the Refugee Novels by Benjamin Zephaniah, Abdulrazak Gurnah, and Caryl Phillips --
8. The Hybridity of the Asian American Subject in Cynthia Kadohata's The Floating World --
9. Migration and Diaspora in Ana Castillo's Sapogonia --
10. Writing Diasporic Identity in Diana Abu-Jaber's Crescent --
11. Transnational Travel in Bharati Mukherjee's Desirable Daughters --
12. Home, Transnationalism, and Transformation in Bharati Mukherjee's Leave It to Me --
13. Conclusion.
Series Title: Textxet, 59.
Responsibility: Jopi Nyman.

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