Exile and Nomadism in French and Hispanic Women's Writing: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Exile and Nomadism in French and Hispanic Women's Writing

1st Edition

By Kate Averis

Routledge

192 pages

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Description

This book explores the ways in which contemporary women writers have engaged with the negotiation and representation of identity following the rupture with the established sense of self in the homeland that is brought about by exile.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I: Nomadic Consciousness, Nomadic Narratives 1. Exile, Identity, Nomadism: Key Terms and Concepts 2. Writing (in) Exile: Six Contemporary Women Writers Part II: Overstepping the Boundaries: Women's Narratives of Exile 3. Vicissitudes of Language: Nancy Huston's L'Empreinte de l'ange and Cristina Siscar's La sombra del jardín 4. Writing Home: Malika Mokeddem's L'Interdite and Laura Restrepo's Dulce compañía 5. Alternative Femininities: Linda Lê's In memoriam and Cristina Peri Rossi's Solitario de amor 6. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General