Critical Identities in Contemporary Anglophone Diasporic Literature by Françoise KralCritical Identities in Contemporary Anglophone Diasporic Literature by Françoise Kral

Critical Identities in Contemporary Anglophone Diasporic Literature

byFrançoise Kral

Hardcover | June 25, 2009

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The figure of the migrant has been celebrated by some as an icon of postmodernity, an emblematic figure in a world increasingly characterized by transnationalism, globalization and mass migrations. Král takes issue with this view of the migrant experience through in-depth analyses of writers including Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith and Monica Ali.
FRANÇOISE KRÁL is Senior Lecturer in English at the Université Paris 10, France. She has published widely on postcolonial literature and theory, in particular on the literature of the south Asian diaspora as well as on travel narratives and the representation of historical figures in Australian literature. She is the editor ofRe-presen...
Title:Critical Identities in Contemporary Anglophone Diasporic LiteratureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:189 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.67 inPublished:June 25, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023022041X

ISBN - 13:9780230220416

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Table of Contents

Contents Introduction Paradigmatic Shifts and New Orientations in Diasporic Studies: Mapping the Site of Intervention Identity, Interstitiality and Diaspora Interstitiality, Authenticity, Postmodernity Shaky Ground, New Territoralities and the Diasporic Subject Disjunction, Ethics and the Diasporic Subject Language(s) and the Diasporic Subject Notes Bibliography Index