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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:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Ha Jin's journey from an uneducated soldier in the People's Liberation Army in China to a resident of the United States raises questions about language, migration, and the place of literature in a globalizing world. This book looks at these questions and sets Ha Jin's own work and life alongside those of other literary exiles.

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ha Jin; Ha Jin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ha Jin
ISBN: 9780226399881 0226399885
OCLC Number: 215172718
Description: x, 96 pages ; 23 cm.
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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"Ha Jin is uniquely placed to address the responsibilities and challenges of the displaced writer. Offering both historical context and a strong personal vision of the migrant writer in America Read more...

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