Female exiles in twentieth and twenty-first century Europe (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Female exiles in twentieth and twenty-first century Europe

Author: Maureen Tobin Stanley; Gesa Zinn
Publisher: New York ; Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A number of historical events of the twentieth century gave rise to migration, immigration, and exile to and within the European continent. This collection represents an effort to raise consciousness about the marginalization of exiled women - artists, writers, political figures, as well as members of ethnic and religious minorities.--Publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Tobin Stanley; Gesa Zinn
ISBN: 1403983690 9781403983695
OCLC Number: 166903252
Description: viii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Maureen Tobin Stanley and Gesa Zinn --
The grammar of contested memory: the representation of exile in selected female-authored texts of Diaspora / Mary S. Vásquez --
pt. 1. The political and personal: history, war, and resistance. Dolores Ibárruri, Pasionaria: voice of the anti-Franco movement (1939-1975) / Mary Ann Dellinger --
Female voices of resistance in Neus Català's De la resistencia y la deportación: the triumph of life, dignity, and solidarity during the Holocaust / Maureen Tobin Stanley --
Off the record: voices of ordinary Jewish survivors of the Shoah / Marion Gerlind --
pt. 2. Literature and the arts. Dancing out of bounds: Valeska Gert in Berlin and New York / Sydney Jane Norton --
A gypsy in exile: "home" and "nostalgia" in creative works by the Austrian Romni Ceija Stojka / Gesa Zinn --
Passion and participation: motherhood and exile in the works of María Teresa León / María del Mar López-Cabrales --
Wife, whore, witch: the portrayal of violence in the works of Mercè Rodoreda / Victoria L. Ketz --
The four free walls of Paris: Nivaria Tejera's exiles in Espero la noche para soñarte, Revolución / María Hernández-Ojeda --
pt. 3. Immigration, integration, and community in contemporary Europe: culture as articulated in language, on the body, and within space. How to eat Würstel: two generations of female Shoah exiles in London / Eva Eppler --
Multiculturalism and citizenship in the United Kingdom: the case of female genital mutilation / Anouk Guiné and Francisco Javier Moreno Fuentes --
Rising above the bottom of German society: reflections on interviews with female Roma refugees from former Yugoslavia / Monika Halpaap.
Responsibility: edited by Maureen Tobin Stanley and Gesa Zinn.

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A number of historical events of the twentieth century gave rise to migration, immigration, and exile to and within the European continent. This collection represents an effort to raise consciousness  Read more...

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'The essays in this volume are significant in mapping out the gendered dimension of the exilic experience. As such, they not only expand our understanding of exile as an interstitial reality, but Read more...

 
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