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Sell, Jonathan P. A.

Metaphor and Diaspora in Contemporary Writing

Sell, Jonathan P. A. - Metaphor and Diaspora in Contemporary Writing, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Metaphor and Diaspora
Jonathan P. A. Sell

2. Tropes of Diasporic Life in the Work of Nadeem Aslam
Chris Weedon

3. Becoming Foreign: Tropes of Migrant Identity in Three Novels by Abdulrazak Gurnah
Felicity Hand

4. ‘My split self and my split world’: Troping Identity in Mohsin Hamid’s Fiction
Adriano Elia

5. ‘Beige outlaws’: Hanif Kureishi, Miscegenation and Diasporic Experience
Ruth Maxey

6. Metaphors of Belonging in Andrea Levy’s Small Island
Sofía Muñoz-Valdivieso

7. Ancestry, Uncertainty and Dislocation in V. S. Naipaul’s Half a Life
Enrique Galván-Álvarez

8. Jewish/Postcolonial Diasporas in the Work of Caryl Phillips
Stef Craps

9. Metaphors of the Secular in the Fiction of Salman Rushdie
Stephen Morton

10. White Teeth’s Embodied Metaphors: The Moribund and the Living
Isabel Carrera Suárez

11. Orpheus in the Alpujarras: Metaphors of Arrival in Chris Stewart’s Driving Over Lemons
Jonathan P. A. Sell

Keywords: Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Twentieth-Century Literature, Asian Literature, British and Irish Literature

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
238 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230358454
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33956-3

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