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The Writer As Migrant

The Writer As Migrant( )
Author: Jin, Ha
Series title:The Rice University Campbell Lectures
ISBN:978-0-226-39988-1
Publication Date:Feb 2024
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $22.95
Book Description:

Novelist Ha Jin raises questions about language, migration, and the place of literature in a rapidly globalizing world. Consisting of three interconnected essays, The Writer as Migrant sets Ha Jin's own work and life alongside those of other literary exiles, creating a conversation across cultures and between eras. He employs the cases of Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Chinese novelist Lin Yutang to illustrate the obligation a writer...
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Author Biography
Jin, Ha (Author)
Ha Jin left his native China in 1985 and is now a professor of English at Emory University. He is author of, among other works, two short-story collections: Ocean of Words, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award, and Under the Red Flag, which won the Flannery O'Connor Award for short fiction. His novel Waiting won the National Book Award for fiction in 1999.

He lives in Atlanta.

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