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. Krl takes issue with this view of the migrant experience through in-depth analyses of writers including Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith and Monica Ali.
Franoise Král is Senior Lecturer in English at the Universit 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 of Re-presen...
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Title:Critical Identities in Contemporary Anglophone Diasporic LiteratureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:June 25, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023022041X

ISBN - 13:9780230220416

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Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction
The diasporas in question
Identity, Interstitiality and diaspora
Interstitiality, authenticity, postmodernity
Shaky ground, new territorialities and the diasporic subject
Disjunction, ethics and the diasporic subject
Language(s) and the diasporic subject
References
Bibliography
Index