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Diasporic Subjectivity and Cultural Brokering in Contemporary Post-Colonial Literatures
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Diasporic Subjectivity and Cultural Brokering in Contemporary Post-Colonial Literatures (Hardback)

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Diasporic writing simultaneously asserts a sense of belonging and expresses a sense of being 'ethnic' in a society of immigration. The essays in this volume explore how contemporary diasporic writers in English use their works to mediate this dissonance and seek to work through the ethical, political, and personal affiliations of diasporic identities and subjectivities. The essays call for a remapping of post-colonial literatures and a reevaluation of the Anglophone literary canon by including post-colonial diasporic literary discourses. Demonstrating that an intercultural dialogue and constant cultural brokering are a must in our post-colonial world, this volume is a valuable contribution to the ongoing discourse on post-colonial diasporic literatures and identities.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studies Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 16/06/2009 ISBN-13: 9780739129708  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Igor Maver is professor of English in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia.

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