Putting Down Roots: Montreal's Immigrant Writers by Elaine Kaufman-navesPutting Down Roots: Montreal's Immigrant Writers by Elaine Kaufman-naves

Putting Down Roots: Montreal's Immigrant Writers

byElaine Kaufman-naves

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Immigrant writers who have made their homes in Montreal grapple with difficult questions like reconciling loyalty to their origins and to their own most private selves with the need to find a readership, and their desire to belong to the society where they live. Putting Down Roots follows the author's exploratory journeys among writers of Italian, Haitian, Arab, South Asian, and Chinese origin, as well as those writing in Yiddish, Spanish, and Hungarian.

Elaine Kalman Naves is an award-winning author of three books about literary Montreal: The Writers of Montreal, Putting Down Roots: Montreal's Immigrant Writers, and, with Bryan Demchinsky, Storied Streets: Montreal in the Literary Imagination. Her two family memoirs, Journey to Vaja and Shoshanna's Story, have won critical praise and ...
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Title:Putting Down Roots: Montreal's Immigrant WritersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublisher:Vehicule PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:155065103X

ISBN - 13:9781550651034

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Immigrant writers who made their homes in the city of Montreal grapple with difficult questions. They must reconcile loyalty to their own selves with the need to find a readership and their desire to belong to the society where they live. Putting Down Roots follows Elaine Kalman Naves exploratory journeys among writers of Italian, Haitian, Arab, South Asian and Chinese origin, as well as Yiddish, Spanish and Hungarian.