Putting Down Roots: Montreal's Immigrant Writers

January 16, 1998|
Putting Down Roots: Montreal's Immigrant Writers by Elaine 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 Writers
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:180 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:180 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Published:January 16, 1998
Publisher:Vehicule Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781550651034

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