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The writer as migrant

Author: Ha Jin
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Series: Rice University Campbell lectures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a teenager during China's Cultural Revolution, Ha Jin served as an uneducated soldier in the People's Liberation Army. Thirty years later, a resident of the United States, he won the National Book Award for his novel Waiting, completing a trajectory that has established him as one of the most admired exemplars of world literature. Ha Jin's journey raises rich and fascinating questions about language, migration,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jin, Ha, 1956-
Writer as migrant.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008012335
(OCoLC)215172718
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ha Jin
ISBN: 9780226399904 0226399907 1282069977 9781282069978
OCLC Number: 435816451
Description: 1 online resource (x, 96 pages).
Contents: The spokesman and the tribe --
The language of betrayal --
An individual's homeland.
Series Title: Rice University Campbell lectures.
Responsibility: Ha Jin.
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Containing three interconnected essays, this book sets Ha Jin's own work and life alongside those of other literary exiles, creating a conversation across cultures and between eras.  Read more...

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