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Author: Dr Kate Averis
Publisher: University of Wales Press, 2016.
Series: French & Francophone Studies
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

This is a collaborative study of women's movement across the globe, and how their experience has been represented in writing.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dr Kate Averis
ISBN: 178316929X 9781783169290
OCLC Number: 960041017
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction: `Rethinking Mobility in Francophone Women's Writing'Kate Averis and Isabel Hollis-TourePart I. Familial Frames, Transnational TropesChapter 1: Strangers in Their Own Homes: Displaced Women in Leonora Miano's L'Interieur de la nuit and Contours du jour qui vientIsabel Hollis-Toure, Queen's University BelfastChapter 2: Migrant Writing in Quebec: Female Mobility in Kim Thuy's RuJeanette den Toonder, University of GroningenChapter 3: Gendering Migrant Mobility in Fatou Diome's NovelsChristopher Hogarth, University of South AustraliaChapter 4: `Exilees de famille': Travelling Texts by Worldwide Women WritersAlison Rice, University of Notre DamePart II. Rewriting Identities as Displaced SubjectsChapter 5: Travelling in Trouble: Vagabondage in Isabelle Eberhardt's Algerian TraveloguesDunlaith Bird (Universite Paris-Sud)Chapter 6: Reappropriating `Exile'? Transculturality between Word and Image in Leila Sebbar's Mes Algeries en FranceJane Hiddleston (Exeter College, Oxford)Chapter 7: Education and Exile in the Writings of Maissa Bey and Malika MokeddemSiobhan McIlvanney (King's College London)Chapter 8: Cross-Atlantic Mobility: The Experience of Two Shores in Fatou Diome's Le Ventre de l'AtlantiqueBoukary Sawadogo (City College of New York / CUNY)Chapter 9: Restarting the Stopped Clock of Time: Rethinking Mobility in Edwidge Danticat's Non-FictionBonnie Thomas (University of Western Australia)Part III. Future Directions in Women's MobilityChapter 10: Mobility, Motility, Gender: Travelling HaitiCharles Forsdick (University of Liverpool)Chapter 11: `Things Coming From Every Direction': Leslie Kaplan's `Cubist' ExplorationsAnna-Louise Milne (University of London Institute in Paris)Chapter 12: Ectopic Literature: The Emergence of a New Transnational Literary Space in Europe in the Works of Eva Almassy and Rouja LazarovaMargarita Alfaro (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)Afterword: Women on the MoveMildred Mortimer (University of Colorado, Boulder)List of Contributors
Series Title: French & Francophone Studies


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