Immigrants and Itinerants in the PostmoderneBook - 2010
Recent literary expressions of the immigrant experience reveal the postmodern narrative obsession with the immigrant as cultural and political outlier. Wretched Refuge: Immigrants and Itinerants in the Postmodern asks us to reimagine this preoccupation with what Junot Diaz calls the "actual flows of third world bodies" as part of a larger, more pertinent motif of the postmodern itinerant. As a figure of cultural becoming, the itinerant stands for displacement and dispersion, exceeding the c ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (172 pages)