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Wanderwords

Language Migration in American Literature

Wanderwords( )
Author: Lauret, Maria
Series edited by: Cheyette, Bryan
Boxall, Peter
Series title:New Horizons in Contemporary Writing Ser.
ISBN:978-1-5013-1897-9
Publication Date:Mar 2016
Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $42.95
Book Description:

How do (im)migrant writers negotiate their representation of a multilingual world for a monolingual audience? Does their English betray the presence of another language, is that other language erased, or does it appear here and there, on special occasions for special reasons? Do words and meanings wander from one language and one self to another? Do the psychic and cultural worlds of different languages split apart or merge? What is the aesthetic effect of such wandering, splitting, or...
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Book Details
Pages:344
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Sociolinguistics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.067 Pounds



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